Raised in Cherryfield, Maine, Brace is a performance artist whose work addresses the relationship between intersectional feminism and politics through her use of dance, new media and installation. Brace currently teaches at University of Maine at Augusta and College of the Atlantic and formerly taught at Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University.
Brace recently exhibited at The Center for Maine Contemporary Art in Rockland, The Institute of Contemporary Art in Portland, Maine, This Friday Next Friday Gallery in Brooklyn, NY and Tête Gallery in Berlin, Germany. Brace’s work has also been shown at Gary Snyder Project Space and SOHO 20 in New York and Ortega Y Gasset Projects, Smack Mellon, Public Address Gallery and Trestle Gallery in Brooklyn. Brace has attended The Studios at MASS MoCA, Solo(s) Project House, and Vermont Studio Center. She is the recipient of the Professional Development Grant, Giza Daniels Endesha Award, the Ray Stark Film Prize, and the Leon Golub Scholarship. Brace is also the Co-founder of Sine Gallery and GROUNDWORK retreat.
Learn more at www.patriciabrace.com.
Intro to Drawing
2012, MFA, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
2006, BFA, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME