Rachel Patt

Rachel Patt

Rachel Patt is a doctoral candidate specializing in Roman art history at Emory University. Her dissertation, “Meaning, Materiality, and Pothos in Late Antique Gold Glass Portraits,” focuses on the discrete handful of gold glass roundels bearing portraits of private individuals. In 2017, she held a Mellon Fellowship in Object-Centered Curatorial Research, studying a gold-band glass alabastron at the Michael C. Carlos Museum. Rachel received her BA in Classics with distinction from Stanford University in 2009. During her senior year, she guest-curated the exhibition “Appellations from Antiquity” at the Iris and B. Gerald Cantor Center, exploring appropriation of Classical mythology in modern art. Rachel received her MA in Classical and Byzantine Art History with merit from the Courtauld Institute of Art, London, in 2011. She has held multiple volunteer curatorial internships at the Getty Villa, Malibu, and a Graduate Curatorial Internship at the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, and worked from 2012–2014 at the Visual Resources Center of Stanford’s Art & Architecture Library.

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