Patricia Cronin is a New York based conceptual visual artist. Since the early-90’s, Cronin has garnered international attention for her photographs, paintings and sculptures that address contemporary human rights issues of gender and sexuality. Her work has been presented in solo exhibitions at museums and galleries. In 2013 she was honored as the only contemporary artist ever invited to have a one-person exhibition at the Capitoline Museum’s converted powerplant, Centrale Montemartini Museo in Rome, Italy. Her work is in numerous permanent public collections including the National Gallery of Art, Corcoran Collection, Perez Art Museum, and many private collections including David Zwirner and Chuck Close. The recipient of numerous awards, including the prestigious Rome Prize in Visual Art from the American Academy in Rome, where is now a trustee, an Andy Warhol Foundation Grant, an Anonymous Was A Woman Award, and two Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grants, among others. She has been on the graduate faculty at both Columbia University and Yale University, and is Professor of Art at Brooklyn College of The City University of New York since 2003. Cronin lives and works in New York City.