Patricia Renee' Thomas

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Patricia Renee' Thomas
Philadelphia, Pennsylvania
EducationTyler School of Art[1]
Known forPainter

Patricia Renee' Thomas (born 1995) is a Philadelphia-based painter, draftswoman, and art educator.[2]

Early life and education[edit]

Patricia Renee' Thomas graduated from the Tyler School of Art.[3]

Artistic practice[edit]

Thomas’s work examines themes of beauty in Western figure painting while referencing the visual history of blackness.[3] Thomas' work references advertising's longstanding use of blackness and that relationship to the historical exploitation of African-Americans.[3]

Patricia Renee' Thomas is currently a 40th Street Artist and Residence.[4] She is also currently a fine arts teacher at Church of the Advocate in North Philadelphia.[2]


  1. ^ "Representation matters, Patricia Renee Thomas hits her stride – eBuzz News".
  2. ^ a b "Patricia Renee' Thomas". BLCK PRISM.
  3. ^ a b c Stone, Bryony (2017-07-31). "Patricia Renne' Thomas' paintings critique black exploitation". It’s Nice That. Retrieved 2019-03-26.
  4. ^ "40th Street Artist-in-Residence | The Center for Emerging Visual Artists". Retrieved 2019-03-26.

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