Patricia Ayres’ practice combines the artist’s background in fashion design with sculpture—drawing on themes of transgression and punishment. Using familial histories involving the structures and symbols of organized religion and the US penal system, Ayres analyzes how the body may be constrained physically and psychologically.
New York, NY
Born 1975, New York, NY
2019 Skowhegan School of Painting & Sculpture, Madison, ME
2018 MFA Hunter College, New York, NY
BFA Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY
AAS Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY