Patrick "Pato" Hebert is an intermedia artist, educator and cultural worker based in Los Angeles and New York.
His work explores the aesthetics, ethics and poetics of interconnectedness.
The practice works across 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 of particular interest.
Hebert was awarded a 2010 Mid-Career Fellowship for Visual Artists from the California Community Foundation. In 2008 he received the Excellence in Photographic Teaching Award from Center in Santa Fe, NM. His work has also been supported by the Rockefeller Foundation, the Creative Work Fund and the Durfee Foundation.
He currently teaches as an Associate Arts Professor in the Art and Public Policy Department at Tisch School of the Arts, New York University.
He also serves as the Senior Education Associate with the Global Forum on MSM & HIV, helping to develop innovative approaches to HIV prevention and advocacy.
Pictured at Left: "when you exhale me" Vinyl on glass 2013