Posted on March 22, 2011 by School of Art
Patrick “Pato” Hebert is an intermedia artist, educator and cultural worker based in Los Angeles. His work explores the aesthetics, ethics and poetics of interconnectedness. His practice covers a range of media including photography, installation, sculpture, language, light, temporality and graphic design. Progressive praxis, spatial dynamics and the spirit of social topographies are also of particular interest. Hebert is the recipient of a 2010 Mid-Career Fellowship for Visual Artists from the California Community Foundation. The Rockefeller Foundation, the Creative Work Fund and the Durfee Foundation have also supported his work. Herbert currently teaches in the Photography and Imaging Department at Art Center College of Design. In 2008 he received the Excellence in Photographic Teaching Award from Center in Santa Fe, NM. He also serves as the Senior Education Associate with the Global Forum on MSM & HIV and at AIDS Project Los Angeles, where he develops design and publishing interventions as an innovative approach to HIV prevention.