Kyle Patnaude is based in Portland, Maine as an Associate Professor at Maine College of Art & Design. They completed their BFA in Sculpture from Pratt in 2006 and earned an MFA in Metal Arts from the University of Wisconsin Madison in 2012.

The contingent combination of traditional metalworking and sculpturally mimetic objects has allowed them to gradually curtail the constraints of both artistic practices. Austerely mimetic, their work cites an obscurantist re-presentation of queer historical archives. They’re queer objects. An absurdist play. Objects inverted from perceived meanings.