Visual artist and educator, Patricia Russotti is an Associate Professor in the School of Photographic Arts and Sciences, College of Imaging Arts & Sciences at Rochester Institute of Technology. She is an active imaging artist producing a wide range of work for corporations, public service organizations, museums, individual artistic commissions, funded projects, and exhibitions.
She has done extensive consulting for in-house graphic service departments, ad agencies, photography studios and educational institutions. Patti has been training and presenting on Adobe Photoshop and then Adobe Photoshop Lightroom since the first version of each application as well as being a long time Adobe Beta Tester. She develops and presents technical and creative corporate seminars, workshops, and training programs Internationally. Patti’s career has a breadth and depth of experience and skill in workflow, image making (analog, digital, alternative, and historic processes), the creative process, design, and education. She has been a regular presenter at national and international conferences.
Russotti is the co-author of “Digital Photography Best Practices and Workflow Handbook, A Guide to Staying Ahead of the Workflow Curve”. © 2010, published by Elsevier Inc, Focal Press.
Patti's positions previous to and concurrent with RIT include: the management and operation of a multimedia lab, ownership and operation of an advertising photography studio and an imaging services, consulting group.
Patti holds M.S. and Ed.S. Degrees from Indiana University.