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Patti Ambrogi photographs

 Collection — Drawer: 34
Identifier: RITArt-0096

Scope and Contents

Patti Ambrogi photographs consists of two black and white photo composites from the series The Cover Girls: Women in History. One titled Sarah Palin Live from Saturday Night and the other Hilary Clinton Campaigns. There are three photographs of various forest landscapes from the seriesThe Geographies of Desire: the Rebel Forest. Included in the collection are the posters advertising exhibits of both series at the CEPA Gallery.


  • Creation: 2012


Conditions Governing Access

This collection is open to researchers.

Biographical / Historical

Patti Ambrogi works as an Associate Professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences at the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT). She holds a MFA from the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, New York.

Her work has been exhibited nationally and internationally. Ambrogi has lectured about moving media and the still photographer. She is also the founder of the Media Café at RIT, a curriculum that promotes the production of temporal work crossing disciplines and media. She is also the recipient of RIT’s Eisenhart Award for Outstanding Contribution for Teaching and the Honored Educator Award at the 2012 Regional Society for Photographic Education.

Ambrogi's work looks beneath the surface of official stories and received histories, and toward the discovery of the social, economic, and political processes that shape the roles and relationships of women and power and art and media.


3 Linear Feet (map case drawer)




Collection of seven photographs by Patti Ambroggi from the series The Cover Girls: Women in History and The Geographies of Desire: the Rebel Forest. Ambrogi teaches photography at Rochester Institute of Technology.


Collection consists of seven photographs.

Physical Location

Reading room flat files, Drawer 34

Immediate Source of Acquisition

The collection was donated to the RIT Archives by Patti Ambrogi in January 2015. Accession number(s): 2015:039


The photographs vary in size from 15 x 11 inches to 24 x 36 inches.

Processing Information

Finding aid created by Lisa Witt in May 2015.

Patti Ambrogi photographs
RIT Art Collection
Lisa Witt
20 May 2015
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Repository Details

Part of the RIT Archives Repository

Rochester NY 14623 USA