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Patricia Paladines

“To me, photography is an art of observation. It’s about finding something interesting in an ordinary place… I’ve found it has little to do with the things you see and everything to do with the way you see them.”— Elliott Erwitt


2nd Valentine to Whitman’s Paumanok – February 15 – 20, 2020

Bates House at Frank Melville Memorial Park for Four Harbors Audubon Society. An exhibition of images by Long Island photographers Long Island wildlife and landscapes.

A Valentine to Whitman’s Paumanok – February 9 – 21, 2019

Bates House at Frank Melville Memorial Park for Four Harbors Audubon Society. An exhibition of images by Long Island photographers Long Island wildlife and landscapes.


Four Harbors Audubon Society Board Members Photography – September 3 – November 1, 2020.

Reboli Center in Stony Brook, NY. Exhibition of bird images by board members to compliment the paining of Vicki Sawyer.

Creatures Large and Small – July 7 – August 14, 2018

Elaine Benson Gallery at the Children’s Museum of the East End. Group exhibition.

Various nature related photographs.

I’m Ready for my Close Up – February 6 – 28, 2016

Art Guild of Port Washington, NY, Juried Exhibition, Winner, 2nd Place

Piece Exhibited: “Girl with Flower: Mafalala”. Color photograph

Pinterest – The New-York Historical Society

Featured photograph, Bumping Disco, Coney Island”.

Oruburos  December 6 – 17, 2007

Tabler Art Gallery, State University at Stony Brook

Piece Exhibited: “Dustiilagus domesticus”. Photographic installation.

Copy Cat   July 6 – September 15, 2002

Islip Art Museum

Guest Curator: Simon Taylor, Curator at Guild Hall, East Hampton, NY

Piece Exhibited: “Stem Cells Sold Here”, Mix media.

Exposed   May 22 – August 1, 1999

Islip Art Museum

Guest Curator: Janie M. Welker, Asst. Curator at Heckscher Museum of Art, Huntington, NY

Piece Exhibited: “Peep Show, 42nd Street”, Black and White Photograph.


  • Book Review with Carl Safina, The Comeback Bird – Ospreys: The Revival of a Global Raptor, by Alan F. Poole. Birding Magazine, September 2019.
  • Online essay “Return of a Native: Reflections on the 38th Voyage of the whaling ship Charles W. Morgan, July 11, 2014,” by Patricia Paladines & Carl Safina, National Geographic News Watch, July 21, 2014,
  • Book Review, Salt Marshes: A Natural and Unnatural History, by Judith Weiss and Carol A. Butler, East Hampton Star, September 29, 2009
  • Book Review, Dark Banquet: Blood and the curious lives of blood-feeding creatures by Bill Schutt, East Hampton Star, January 29, 2009
  • Book Review, Soaring with Fidel: An Osprey Odyssey from Cape Cod to Cuba and Beyond by David Gessner, Birding Magazine, July – August 2008 Issue
  • Essay, The Cherry Tree East Hampton Star, February 2, 2006,
  • Articles on marine life for a bilingual newspaper. Voz Latina, 2005

Published acknowledgments for research assistance include:

  • Zinkham, Helena (1998) A Guide to Prints, Photographs, Architecture & Ephemera Collections at The New-York Historical Society, The New-York Historical Society
  • Jackson, Kenneth T. (1995) The Encyclopedia of New York City, Yale University Press
  • Groth, Paul (1994) Living Downtown: The history of residential hotels in the United States, University of California Press
  • Wist, Ronda (1992) On Fifth Avenue: Then and Now, Carol Publishing Group
  • Gray, Christopher (1992) Changing New York: The Architectural Scene, Dover Publications
  • Van Hoogstraten, Nicholas (1991) Lost Broadway Theatres, Princeton Architectural Press
  • Sante, Luc, (1991) Low Life: Lures and Snares of Old New York, Farrar, Straus, Giroux

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