Patricia Kahn

Dr. Patricia Kahn
Art Education

A.S. Interior Design - Seminole Community College
B.A. Art - University of Central Florida
M.Ed. Art Education - University of Central Florida
Ph.D. in Art Education - The Ohio State University

 

Dr. Patricia Kahn grew up in Lexington, Kentucky where her love of nature is evident in her artworks and writing. She studied Art at Sophie Newcomb College/Tulane University in New Orleans and Moore College of Art in Philadelphia. Dr. Kahn has worked in the art field as a commercial artist, medical illustrator, commercial interior designer, CEO for a United Way Agency in Art Therapy, Art Educator, and had her own business in commercial art and later jewelry design.

Some work highlights are: commercial interior designer for Orlando City Hall Open Office Feasibility Study, Orlando Mayor's Award for Best Art Educator, One Woman Show at the Riley Galley, teaching at Fairmont State University, Ohio Dominican University and Emporia State University. Many of Kahn's writings deal with historical themes such as how the Industrial Revolution impacted Appalachian Crafts, or how the Social Settlement Movement impacted handiwork in the rural area of eastern Kentucky. She is also interested in early Bronze Age stamps and cylinder seals in the Middle East region.