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The Power of Co-Chairs at its Finest

Patricia Bambace, Co-Chair SPE Women's Caucus

Patricia Bambace

Photographer. Educator. Artist

Patricia Bambace is an Adjunct Professor at the Southeast Center for Photographic Studies

in Daytona Beach, Florida, where she leads courses such as Advanced Digital Methods,

Narrative Editorial, Photo Business, and Darkroom. In 2016 and 2017, she served as a

Visiting Assistant Professor in Thailand at Chiang Mai University teaching Alternative

Photographic Processes. In 2017, she served as a Curator for the Chiang Mai Photo

Festival, and in 2018 she curated an exhibition of Contemporary Thai photography for the

Southeast Museum of Photography. Patricia also contributes as a Program Development

Manager for the social enterprise, Lensational, a program that brings digital cameras and

photographic training to marginalized women internationally. Patricia is an active member

of the Society for Photographic Education, including current Co-Chair for the Women's

Caucus, coordinating exhibition, organizing panels, and serving as a National Peer


Patricia creates photographic work focused on the comparative territories of human

emotion, concentrating on the communities and relationships women create cross-

culturally and the roles those relationships play in improving individual well-being and

gender equality internationally. She works with analog, digital, alternative processes, and

video. Her work has been exhibited internationally, including at the Corcoran College of

Art and Design, Aqua Art Fair during Art Basel Miami, the Chiang Mai University Art

Museum, Rocky Mountain College of Art and Design, Snap! Downtown Gallery, the

University of New Orleans, the Florida State College Museum of Fine Art, and Maryland

Institute College of Art.

She received her MFA in Emerging Media, Studio Art & the Computer at the Center of

Emerging Media (CEM) at UCF and her BFA in Photography from the School of Visual

Art and Design (SVAD), also at UCF.

To Be Added Soon:

Sarah Ann Austin-Bagley

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