Patricia Cronin is an interdisciplinary artist whose work examines issues of gender, sexuality and social justice and has been exhibited widely in the U.S. and internationally, including Shrine For Girls at the 56th Venice Biennale (2015). Other solo exhibitions were presented at the Capitoline Museum’s Centrale Montemartini Museum, Rome, and the Brooklyn Museum. Cronin is the recipient of numerous awards including the Rome Prize from the American Academy in Rome and the Louis Comfort Tiffany Foundation Grant. Her work is featured in the permanent collections of the National Gallery of Art and Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery, both in Washington, DC. She is a professor of Art at Brooklyn College.