Founder and Director, The Crit Lab
Patricia Miranda is an artist, curator, educator, and founder of the artist-run orgs The Crit Lab and MAPSpace. She has developed workspace and artist residencies at MAPSpace in Port Chester and in Italy for The Crit Lab. She has received grants from Northern Manhattan Arts Alliance (2021); two artist grants from ArtsWestchester/New York State Council on the Arts (2014/21); an Anonymous Was a Woman Covid19 Relief Grant (2021), and was part of a year-long NEA grant working with homeless youth. She has been Visiting Artist at Vermont Studio Center, the Heckscher Museum, and University of Utah; and been awarded residencies at I-Park, Weir Farm, Vermont Studio Center, and Julio Valdez Printmaking Studio. In 2010 she was a finalist for an MTA Arts in Transit project in Brooklyn. Miranda has developed education programs for K-12, museums, and institutions, including Franklin Furnace, the Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, the American Museum of Natural History, and the Smithsonian Institution. Her work has been exhibited at ODETTA Gallery, ABC No Rio, Wave Hill, and Rio II Gallery, (NYC); The Alexey von Schlippe Gallery at UConn Avery Point, (Groton, CT); the Cape Museum of Fine Art, (Cape Cod MA); and the Belvedere Museum, (Vienna Austria). She had a solo exhibition at Garrison Art Center in fall 2021.
Miranda was core faculty at New Hampshire Institute of Art's low-residency MFA program from 2016-20, and teaches curatorial studies in the grad program at Western Colorado University. She was Practitioner-in-Residence at Lyme Academy College of Fine Arts of the University of New Haven from 2005-19, and led the first Lyme study abroad program at the university's campus in Prato, Italy, in spring 2017. She served as director and curator of the Gallery at Concordia College-NY from 2008-12, where she curated and developed exhibitions on Art+Technology, and STEAM; Environmental Art (with Amy Lipton); South Asian Women Artists (with Priyanka Matthew); Drawing and Neuroscinence (with Andrea Kantrowitz) to name a few. Her most recent curatorial project is Haptic/Somatic, an art+technology exhibition at Southern CT State University, fall 2021.
Patricia is available for private critiques.