Faculty Profile for Patricia Bentley
Haliburton School of The ArtsPatricia Bentley, BA, Hon. AOCAD, is a textile expert and award winning museum education specialist and exhibition designer. She has curated and designed several exhibitions, including Drawing with Thread, The Lion King of Mali, Dance of Pattern, The Blues, The Cutting Edge and Magic Squares: the Patterned Imagination of Muslim Africa in Contemporary Culture. Bentley's on-line authoring projects include Canadian Tapestry: the Fabric of Cultural Diversity and the game and explore site In Touch: Connecting Cloth, Culture and Art. She has also developed art education programs for students and life long learners. Bentley iscurrently pursuing her Master's degree in Interdisciplinary Studies at York University, investigating patterns of mathematical, artistic and socio-culltural perspectives.