Dr. Patricia Briggs

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Weeks Gallery
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I can’t believe I’ve found myself in this wonderful position working with artists from my new coordinates.
Director of Galleries, Weeks Gallery; Curator of Collections and Exhibitions, Weeks Gallery

I am the director of galleries and curator of collections and exhibitions of the Weeks Gallery at Jamestown Community College. I am also an arts writer, independent curator, and art historian. My writing appears in ArtforumHistory of Photography, Women’s Art Journal, Art on Paper, and other print and online journals.

In addition to curating many exhibitions at the Weeks Gallery, I have curated exhibitions for the galleries at University of Wisconsin at Parkside, Weisman Art Museum, Phipps Center for the Arts, Plains Art Museum, and the Tweed Museum of Art. I received my Ph.D. in art history from the University of Minnesota.

Degree Field of Study Institution
Ph.D. Art History University of Minnesota
M.A. Art History The Ohio State University
B.F.A. Art History and Studio Arts The Ohio State University
Publications and Awards

My writing has appeared in numerous publications, including ArtforumHistory of PhotographyWomen’s Art JournalArt on Paper, and other print and online journals.

Recent posts from my blog Scene Unseen include Printmaking: Art, Process, Community and Carl Chiarenza - Abstract Photography, both on the Jamestown Campus, and Chinese Artists Make a Pop-Up Exhibition in Fredonia, at SUNY Fredonia.


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