Patty McMeans | Minneapolis College of Art and Design

Patty McMeans

Portrait of Patty McMeans


Adjunct Faculty
MFA, University of Minnesota

Patty McMeans is an independent artist, curator, and writer living and working in Minneapolis. Her work has been shown regionally as well as in New York; Washington, D.C.; Istanbul; and Shanghai.

Over the past seven years, McMeans has been co-producing art exhibitions in Minneapolis, New York, and London with an emphasis on emergent artists and critical dialogue. Her recent curatorial endeavors include: the Duets series at Quincy Street Projects; Pay Attention:GM08 at the Soap Factory; and Rumble on the Southside at Art of This Gallery.

McMeans has completed an eight-country tour of the Mediterranean coast with 750 co-eds on a 600-foot ship teaching studio arts for a Semester at Sea program, published the book This Is Not a Book, and recently wrapped up Minneapolis’s pilot urban residency program called 10 Chances, No Hustle.