Patricia Marte is an Afro-Latinx Hip-Hop Artist, writer, and community engagement specialist. Raised in the South Bronx and based in Washington Heights, Patty is a graduate of Hunter College, where she received her B.A. in Creative Writing. Patty previously worked as the Manager of Community Partnerships for Public Works at The Public Theater. As a teaching artist she worked with various art centers and non-profits throughout NYC, like Dreamyard, Manhattan Theater Club, and El Puente, helping young people in communities of color to create and lead their own artistic projects. She is a former Artist in Residence at Carnegie Hall and a member of the Hip-Hop group Circa’95.
Patty is interested in using her talents and skills to amplify the Afro-Latinx community and to advocate for and empower people from marginalized communities to reach their highest potential. She is passionate about building and celebrating community through the arts. Patty is currently pursuing her MFA in Screenwriting at the Feirstein Graduate School of Cinema. She has also run the NYC, Chicago, Boston, and Philly Marathons.