Pam Patterson has had an active and varied career in the arts from working as a movement coach for actors and athletes, to being Director, The Fibre Exchange and Curator, Art in Public Spaces at The Banff Centre, to teaching in studio and gallery interpretation at the Art Gallery of Ontario. She is currently Assistant Professor, Faculty of Art, and Director, 113Research Project Gallery at OCADU and supervises graduate students at OCAD University and at NSCAD where she holds a position as Research Fellow. Her other experiences include writing, editing, curating, program coordinating, and consulting. Her detailed CV is at:

Pam Patterson is also the Director for WIAprojects, a multi-faceted feminist arts-informed research and practice program conceived Sept. 2005 at the Centre for Women’s Studies in Education (CWSE) at the Ontario Institute for Studies in Education (OISE) of the University of Toronto. In January 2008, the program established itself independently of, but still associated with and housed at, the CWSE/OISE and in May 2008 formed as a collective. In 2019, WIA moved to Gallery 1313, 1313 Queen Street West, Toronto where members now curate the Window Box Gallery. WIA continues to provide women/trans/queer-centered, praxis-focussed events, workshops, exhibitions, research support, and outreach to women, men, and trans people working in the arts, education, and community and social services. WIAprojects aims to provide spaces for a variety of practices and concerns. WIAprojects lives online at:

Pam Patterson’s work as a visual and performance artist prior to 2015 is found on the Canadian Center for Contemporary Art website. Patterson also works in performance and visual art with Leena raudvee as ARTIFACTS.