Patricia Watts has researched art and nature practitioners since 1994. She has participated as panelist at numerous conferences and has given lectures at art departments internationally. Watts most recently curated Delta Waters at San Joaquin Delta College (2012) in Stockton, California; MAKE:CRAFT at Otis College of Art and Design (2010) in Los Angeles; Ecoarchive at Intersection for the Arts 5M in San Francisco (2010); and ECOLOGIC at Cypress College (2009) in Southern California. She also curated Hybrid Fields at the Sonoma County Museum (2006) in Santa Rosa, and Bug-Eyed: Art, Culture, Insects for the Turtle Bay Exploration Park (2004-2005) in Redding, CA, and produced a site-specific temporary public art installation entitled Windsock Currents (2005) on Crissy Field in the Presidio (San Francisco) for UN World Environment Day. Watts was Chief Curator at the Sonoma County Museum in Santa Rosa, CA (2005-2008). She received her MA in Exhibition Design/Museum Studies from California State University, Fullerton, and has a BA in Business Administration from Stephens College, Missouri.