Pat McElnea is an artist living and working in Brooklyn, NY. In addition to video, his practice encompasses painting, photography, collage, and art criticism. Originally from Southern California, he received his BFA from Cooper Union and his MFA from Yale University. A recipient of the Foundation for Contemporary Arts Grant and the Schoelkopf Grant, McElnea exhibits his work nationally and internationally. Recent exhibitions include Clonlea Studios in Dublin, Ireland, the Weingart Gallery at Occidental College and the Museo de la Solidaridad Salvador Allende Arte Contemporaneo in Santiago, Chile. He has been in group shows at David Nolan, Marc Jancou, and Daniel Weinberg galleries. His work has also been exhibited at artist-run venues that include Soloway, Ortega y Gasset Projects, and gulflabor.org. His videos have been screened in festivals and exhibitions between Europe and North America. He also teaches video at Vassar College in Poughkeepsie, New York.