Patricia Harris

Patty Harris Associate Professor Visual Arts Department
Associate Professor
Campus Center
Courses Taught

VA3200  Art Tutorials I

VA4200  Art Tutorials II

VA2320  Graphic Design I

VA4320  Graphic Design II

VA6310  Case Studies in Graphic Design (graduate course)

VA4900  Internship

VA3400  Digital Imaging

VA4260  Interactive Web Design

VA3380  Digital Video

VA4460  Digital Animation (one semester)


BA., Reed College, Portland, Oregon

MFA, Queens College, CUNY, New York, New York

Research Interests


Public Art

Imaginary Architecture


Bridging Communities Through Socially Engaged Art, Routledge Press, Edited By Alice WexlerVida Sabbaghi, 2019, Rockaway Tales, Patty Harris

About Place Journal/Geographies of Justice, Volume VI, Issue III – May 2021, The Unraveling, Rockaway Tales, Patty Harris

whitehot magazine,


Selected Exhibitions:

Milkweed Phenology, public artwork at Hawthorne Valley Farms, Ghent, New York, Millay Arts and Hawthorne Valley Farm

The Barrier Beautification Project, Rockaway Beach, NYC Parks Department

PS122 Gallery, Broken, New York, New York

The Building Show, Exit Art, New York, New York

MOMA/PS1, Seven Rooms, Seven Shows, New York, New York

Public artworks with Art Attack International:

Statis, Ujazdowski Castle, Warsaw, Poland

Demarkation, Tacheles, Berlin, Germany

Counter Passage, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, New York, New York


Conference Presentations:

SECAC, Watershed, Baltimore, Maryland. Art, Ecology, and Environmental Catastrophe Panel, 2022

UCDA, Design Education Summit, Hand and Machine, Branding in the Fab Lab, 2017

UCDA, Design Education Summit, Kean University, Union, New Jersey
Inverted Meanings, The Cultural Context of Typefaces, 2016