Artist, Educator, Curator


Patricia is an artist, educator, and curator who specializes in working in culturally diverse environments.


Patricia Lois Nuss Bambace is an Adjunct Professor at the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies in Daytona Beach, Florida, where she leads courses such as Advanced Digital Methods, Narrative Editorial, History of Photography, and Darkroom. In 2016 and 2017, she served as a Visiting Professor in Thailand at Chiang Mai University teaching Alternative Photographic Processes. In 2017, she served as a Curator for the Chiang Mai Photo Festival, and in 2018 she curated an exhibition of Thai photography for the Southeast Museum of Photography. Patricia also contributes as the Program Development Manager for the social enterprise, Lensational, a program that brings digital cameras and photographic training to marginalized women internationally. She founded the Lensational Thailand program in collaboration with Daughters Rising. Patricia leads study-abroad trips in Iceland, Italy, and Thailand, and believes that students have the ability to improve this world when they are embedded in new cultures. Patricia is an active member of the Society for Photographic Education, including coordinating exhibits on behalf of the Women's Caucus, organizing panels, and serving as a National Peer Reviewer.

Patricia creates artwork focused on the comparative territories of human emotion, concentrated on the communities and relationships women create cross-culturally and the roles those relationships play in improving individual well-being and gender equality internationally. She works with analog, digital, alternative processes, and video. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including at the Corcoran College of Art and Design, Aqua Art Fair during Art Basel Miami, the Chiang Mai University Art Museum (Thailand), Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Snap! Downtown Gallery, the University of New Orleans, the Florida State College Museum of Fine Art, and Maryland Institute College of Art.

She received her MFA in Emerging Media at the Center of Emerging Media (CEM) at UCF and her BFA in Photography from the School of Visual Art and Design (SVAD) at UCF. 

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