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Jehra Patrick

JEHRA PATRICK is a Minneapolis-based arts program director, artist, curator and gallery founder. As Program Director for Mn Artists, she supports Minnesota’s art community through an open digital community and artistic programs and partnerships. Through her work with Mn Artists, she's produced numerous public programs for artists to expand their definitions for digital participation, museum engagement, and community involvement. These programs have taken the form of panels, lectures public art, round-tables, open discussions, interviews, co-presentations and new distribution models for artwork. Jehra is a frequent writer, lecturer, visiting critic, and independent program organizer on topics relevant to the practices of visual artists. Her artwork has been exhibited throughout the Midwest, and nationally, and she is a recipient of grants from the Minnesota State Arts Board, McKnight Next Step Fund, and the Jerome Fellowship for Emerging Artists.