Patricia B. Silva
Patricia B. Silva holds an MFA in Book Arts/Printmaking from The University of the Arts. Silva has been a Professor of Book Art and Printmaking at American abroad programs in Italy since 2000. She has additionally been an instructor for a range of workshops at numerous private and public institutions throughout Italy and the US. Programs for which she has taught include University of Minnesota (Accent Center), Studio Art Centers International (SACI), Santa Reparata International School of Art, Fuji Studios, Washington University (Florence), Texas Christian University (Florence), Maragoni Studios and the University of Georgia (Cortona). She has given artist talks and book art lectures at Syracuse University (Florence), Florence Design Academy, Studio Art Centers International (SACI) and the San Francisco Public Library, among other venues. Her work can be found in collections in the US, Europe and Latin America.