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"A Stroll Through a Forest of Ribbons That Simulates Synesthesia"
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"a line of young people waited to see the artist Anne Patterson’s 'Pathless Woods'"
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"Anne Patterson's immersive installation at Ringling a walk through a ribbon forest"
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"Visitors can swim through color in Ringling's Pathless Woods installation"
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"Anne Patterson opens doors of perception in two powerful exhibits"
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"Anne Patterson's first show at Alfstad& Contemporary opens in Sarasota"
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"Sensory Experiences: Colour & Texture with Anne Patterson"
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"Graced With Light art installation has 20 miles of ribbon"
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"The Lightness of Being Anne Patterson"
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"Anne Patterson's large-scale installation at 125 High St."
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"The Ringling in Sarasota opens three new galleries"
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"Pathless Woods to Open at the Ringling Museum Nov. 4"
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"Patterson Transforms Alfstad& With "Airidescence""
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"Swimming Through Color: Anne Patterson portrays her reality through multisensory art"
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"What Is Synaesthesia? Let's Find Out In A Textile Woods"
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"Mysterium Novum - 5Q to Paul Haas (composer) and Anne Patterson (visual artist)"
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"Murmuration Mirrors Outreach"
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"Anne Patterson's newest large-scale installation to debut in Boston in March 2015"
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"Synesthetic Artist Suspends 20 Miles Of Ribbon Inside Grace Cathedral"
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"Art Installation Featuring Twenty Miles of Ribbons Suspended in San Francisco's Grace Cathedral"
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"20 Miles of Stained Glass Colored Ribbon Hang Inside a SF Cathedral"
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"We Love SF: State of Grace at the Grace Cathedral"
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"Interview with Artist Anne Patterson"
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"Artist Finds Look For Bach's Music"
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A Stroll Through a Forest of Ribbons That Simulates Synesthesia

Sarah Rose Sharp

Anne Patterson's installation Pathless Woods at the Ringling Museum of Art suggests a walk through the woods, despite having none of the literal characteristics of the outdoors.

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On College Campuses, a New Role for Students: Museum Curator

Geraldine Fabrikant

SARASOTA, FL - On a recent Wednesday evening, as rock music poured through the manicured gardens of the John and Mable Ringling Museum fo Art here, a line of young people waited to see the artist Anne Patterson's "Pathless Woods," an installation that allows visitors to wander through a sea of brightly colored hanging ribbons.

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Anne Patterson's immersive installation at Ringling a walk through a ribbon forest

Lennie Bennet, Times Art Critic

SARASOTA - People sometimes talk about getting lost in a work of art, of feeling almost physically drawn into it. Pathless Woods gives you the real experience.

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Visitors can swim through color in Ringling's Pathless Woods installation

Dahlia Ghabour, Staff Writer

The Ringling's new contemporary art gallery opens with an original installation of 8,000 colorful ribbons. When people enter the new contemporary art gallery at The Ringling, their eyes immediately go up, searching for the beginnings of the ripples.

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Anne Patterson opens the door of perception in two powerful exhibits

Marty Fugate, Correspondent

New York City-based artist Anne Patterson paints, sculps and creates large-scaled installations. Her work is sensational - literally.

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Anne Patterson's first show at Alfstad& Contemporary opensin Sarasota

SARASOTA FLA - Airidescence, a combination of abstract watercolor paintings, hanging ribbon sculptures and wire installations, is Anne Patterson's first show at Allfstad& Contemporary. The work transforms the gallery into a multi-sensory realm where viewers experience Patterson’s integration of two worlds: art and music.

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Sensory Experiences: Colour & Texture with Anne Patterson

Shreya Shah, Times Art Critic

Spread on 2400sft area, Pathless Woods is an interactive piece of art by artist Anne Patterson where she has blended all sensory aspects, to create a memorable experience for the visitors.

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Graced With Light art installation has 20 miles of ribbon

Anh-Minh Le

Patterson, a New York installation artist and director, is responsible for "Graced With Light" - a music-inspired installation that features nearly 20 miles of multihued ribbons cascading from the church's vaulted ceiling arches.

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The Lightness of Being Anne Patterson

Jack Meyer

Anne Patterson and I stepped into the darkened former Perry Street Theater. “Does your iPhone have a flashlight?” she asked. “Wait until you see the light and shadows,” Anne beamed.

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Anne Patterson's large-scale installation at 125 High St.

Eryn Carlson, Globe Correspondent

We expect to view art when we head to the museum, but what happens when we stumble upon it by chance? Does encountering art in an unconventional setting change our perception of it?

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The Ringling in Sarasota opens three new galleries

Marty Clear

When you plan a visit to the John and Mable Ringling Museum of Art in Sarasota, you may be looking forward to surrounding yourself with its famous collection of Baroque Renaissance work, including one of the world’s most significant collections of paintings by Peter Paul Rubens. But for the next few months, your Ringling visit can also include a stop into a room with 24.6 miles of satin ribbon hanging in strands from the ceiling to just above the floor.

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Pathless Woods to Open at the Ringling Museum Nov. 4

Kay Kipling

The installation piece by Anne Patterson provides an immersive walk into a sensory world.

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Patterson Transforms Alfstad& with Airidescence

Philip Lederer

For the last week, visitors to the Ringling Museum of Art have raved about the latest installation from multi-media artist Anne Patterson, with its near 24 miles of hanging ribbon transforming the newly opened Keith D. and Linda L. Monda Gallery of Contemporary Art into an otherworldly experience before any other first impressions could be made. But the New York-based artist did not stop there,...

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Swimming Through Color: Anne Patterson portrays her reality through multisensory art

Nick Friedman, Managing Editor of Arts and Culture

There are some instances in which words simply fail. All the poetic language in the world doesn’t do a sunset justice. Just like no turn of phrase can fully describe how it feels to fall in love. Artist Anne Patterson’s latest work, “Pathless Woods,” falls into this category.

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What Is Synesthesia" Let's Find Out In A Textile Woods

Essia Sahli

We often discuss the feeling of being dragged inside an artwork, maybe getting lost in its recesses. To this end, Anne Patterson realised Pathless Woods, an installation made of colourful ribbons aimed to let visitors delve deep in an unusual sensory experience and enter a synesthetic condition.

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Mysterium Novum - 5Q to Paul Haas (composer) And Anne Patterson (visual artist)

Sam Reising

This weekend, the Nouveau Classical Project presents their latest installation, Mysterium Novum, at WhiteBox in New York City. Inspired by a project conceived of over a century ago by synesthetic composer Alexander Scriabin, Mysterium Novum pairs composer Paul Haas with visual artist and synesthesiac Anne Patterson to create a multi-sensory environment inspired by synesthesia.

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Murmuration Mirrors Outreach

Barbara Lyghtel Rohrer

Murmuration is the name given to the phenomenon of the huge patterns in the sky that starlings create when flying in unison. Next year, Christ Church Cathedral will unveil an art installation, Murmuration, as created by artist Anne Patterson. “Just as birds in a flock create awe-inspiring, cloud-like formations, we humans together as a community can create something that is greater than the sum of our parts, something that cannot be resisted,”

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The Light Between

Colin Young

Anne Patterson's latest work will debut in Boston in March 2015. The Light Between is to be installed in the atrium at 125 High Street in Boston, a property of Tishman-Speyer. Free and open to the public, the installation will officially debut on Wednesday, March 4th.

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Synesthesia Artist Suspends 20 Miles Of Ribbon Inside Grace Cathedral

Artist Anne Patterson used music... and a mind-altering neurological phenomenon... to create this stunning site-specific installation.

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Art Installation Featuring 20 Miles of Ribbons Suspended in San Francisco's Grace Cathedral

E.D.W. Lynch

Nearly 20 miles of colorful ribbons are suspended from the ceiling of San Francisco’s Grace Cathedral as part of the ongoing installation “Graced With Light” by Anne Patterson.

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20 Miles of Stained Glass Colored Ribbon Hang Inside a SF Cathedral

Alice Yoo

Walk into the Grace Cathedral in San Francisco from now till the end of February and you'll find a gorgeous art installation that features 20 miles of ribbon cascading from the church's vaulted ceiling arches.

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We Love SF: State of Grace at the Grace Cathedral

On its own, Grace Cathedral in San Francisco is a stunning work of architecture and design. Built in 1849 during California’s Gold Rush, the church has survived two major earthquakes and the city’s Great Fire. Walk in the massive front doors, and a cavernous space — complete with incredibly high ceilings and stained glass windows — will greet you. All the markings of a carefully maintained church are there, but if you manage to visit before February 28th, you’ll spot something slightly surprising — over 20-miles of beautifully colored ribbon hanging from the tip top of the cathedral.

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Interview with artist Anne Patterson

Countless people email asking about the awe-inspiring ribbons that hang from the ceiling of Grace Cathedral. I had the amazing opportunity to interview Anne Patterson — the world-renown artist behind this beautiful installation.

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Artist Finds Look For Bach's Music

Pierre Ruhe

About three years ago, a small group of Atlanta symphony leaders was brainstorming around a conference table with New York artist Anne Patterson.

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