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Patricia was born in Philadelphia and raised in Ireland. She currently lives in the Philadelphia area. She is an interdisciplinary artist, photographer, and designer. Her photography primarily explores themes related to belonging, memory structures, and cultural identity, with a focus on the connections between the past and the present.

Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally, with notable recognitions and awards, including Critical Mass finalist in 2023, overall winner and category winner in The Pollux Awards 2023, honorable mention in The Julia Margaret Cameron Awards 2023. She has had work chosen for numerous juried exhibitions including the Royal Hibernian Academy and the Royal Ulster Academy in 2023. She also received Honorable Mention in Photographer of the Year 2023, All About Photo, and her series Between Then & Now has been showcased in All About Photo and Lenscratch in 2024.

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS & PUBLICATIONS

2024  Second Glance: First Look 2024,  Juried exhibition Panopticon Gallery 

2024  Honorable Mention: Luminosity, Curated by Stephon Perloff, New York Center for Photographic Art, 

2024  Portals & Doors, Curated by Roula Seikaly, Photo Place Gallery

2024  Photographic Performance 2024 Juried exhibition A. Smith Gallery (top 15 placement)

2023  Overall Winner
20th Pollux Awards, The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, Curated by Frank Meo, Julio Hirsch-Hardy. Fotonostrum, Mediterranean House of Photography, Barcelona, Spain

2023  Honorable Mention
20th Julia Margaret Cameron Awards, The Worldwide Photography Gala Awards, Curated by Elizabeth Avedon, Ann Jastrab, Elizabeth Krist. Fotonostrum, Mediterranean House of Photography, Barcelona, Spain

2023  Critical Mass Finalist, Photolucida

2023  In Between Moments, Curated by Aline Smithson, Praxis Gallery, Minneapolis

2023  Royal Ulster Academy Annual Juried Exhibition at The Ulster Museum, Ireland 

2023  Light, Curated by Douglas Beasley, SE Center for Photography, South Carolina

2023  Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Juried Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland

2023  Honorable Mention
The Artist Intervenes, Curated by Aline Smithson, Praxis Gallery, Minneapolis

2023  Honorable Mention
Home: Poetics of Place, Curated by Praxis Gallery Directors, Praxis Gallery, Minneapolis 

2023  Honorable Mention
Portraits, Self & Others, Curated by, Aline Smithson, PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont, ​​

2022  Poetry of the Ordinary, Curated by Henry Horenstein, PhotoPlace Gallery, Vermont, 

2022  Short-listed, Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Juried Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland

2022  Annual Members Exhibition, Tilt Institute for the Contemporary Image, Philadelphia

2022  Conversations with the Archive, Curated by Aline Smithson, SE Center for Photography, South Carolina

2022  Black White & Monochrome, Curated by Douglas Beasley, SE Center for Photography, South Carolina

2021  Royal Hibernian Academy Annual Juried Exhibition, Dublin, Ireland 

2021  In The Commons, Curated by Lori Waselchuck, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center

2021   Annual Members Exhibition, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia

2021  20/20 Photo Festival, Curated by Cynthia Rivera, Wanderlife Gallery, Philadelphia

2019  Annual Members Exhibition, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia

2018  Annual Members Exhibition, Philadelphia Photo Arts Center, Philadelphia

2016  Swing State, Curated by Rebecca Flake, Little Berlin Gallery, Philadelphia

SELECTED PUBLICATIONS

2024  Arts Council NI Collection, Artist of the Month April 2024

2024  Lenscratch, Focus on Aging: Between Then & Now,
Curated by Beate Sass & Ruth Steinberg 

2024  All About Photo.com, Between Then & Now  

2024  Lenscratch, Favorite Photograph You Took in 2023

2023  All About Photo, Honorable Merit Mention: Photographer of the Year Awards 2023

2023 Lenscratch, The 2023 Love Exhibition

2023  Lenscratch, Favorite Photograph You Took in 2022

2022  What Will You Remember