Carolanne Patterson’s work spans the realms of handmade and digital processes. Her current research involves skewing environmental systems within the scope of unfamiliar realities; she has an ongoing project producing freestanding structures that provide an atmosphere in which to question the ambiguous territory of time and place. Patterson has a BFA and an MFA in Metals, and her objects for the body can be seen at Jewelers'werk Galerie. She also holds a BA in Art History and was a Fulbright Fellow at the Academy of Art, Architecture and Design in Prague. She has participated in residencies in the US and abroad, frequently exhibiting her work in jewelry, drawing, installation and sculpture. Patterson currently teaches at RISD and Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She previously taught for many years in the Art department of New York University and at Parsons School of Design.