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Jacqlynn Patterson

Artist Statement

Jacqlynn Patterson was born and raised in the state of Florida. Jacqlynn graduated from Riverview High School then attended three different colleges/universities including Ringling School of Art, Jefferson Community and Technical College and the Hite School of Art at the University of Louisville. Jacqlynn was an art instructor at Mc Ferran Elementary School in Louisville, KY and Ellen Meade Performing Arts school in Bradenton, FL.

Jacqlynn has been a part of several shows in the Louisville, KY area including Reflections: Studio Works by Zoom Group, Kaviar Forge Gallery, Portland Art & Heritage Fair, Open Gallery Day of the Dead and Art Sanctuary. She was the co-creator of The Silver Linings Art Contest which was aimed to stop the stigma that surrounds mental illness.

Jacqlynn is a volunteer with the Kalamazoo Institute of Arts and The Kalamazoo Art Council in Kalamazoo, MI. Jacqlynn Patterson’s artwork communicates a personal narrative conveying elements of prescribed female gender roles in the context of womanhood as it is so often imbued by larger socio-cultural manifestations. Jacqlynn uses imagery to convey psychological response between the viewer and subject matter.