Pam Patterson

Ā© Pam Patterson, Cellu(h)er Resistence: The Body Without Organs?, 2008. Photo Shannon Cochrane.


Pam PattersonĀ (Ph.D., OISE, University of Toronto, Curriculum, Teaching and Learning) has, for 25 years, been active in both the art and movement communities. Her research has focused on embodiment in art practice, the “body” in art and feminist art education with publications in journals such as: Studies in Art Education, Resources for Feminist Research, Matriart, FUSE, Parachute, and presentations in conferences such as: the Feminism and Art Conference (Toronto), History of Art Education Symposium (Penn State), and Moving Bodies, Embodying Movement: Exploring the Rhetoric of the Body (State University of New York, Brockport). She has taught in movement and the arts for various institutions in Toronto and is currently on staff at the Toronto School of Art and the Art Gallery of Ontario. As a performance and visual artist she has exhibited and performed across Canada and the USA.







Books & Ephemera

Artist Orange

Just as a performance artist uses their body as their medium, this is a fragrance composed entirely of the orange tree: fruit, leaves, bark, roots, and flowers. Artist Orange performs itself.

Top Notes

neroli, blood orange

Middle Notes

fresh orange juice, petit grain

Base Notes

orange twig, orange seed