PATRICIA R. CORBETT
Introducing TRIBES Magazine’s New Editor, PATRICIA R. CORBETT. Patricia is an artist, award-winning playwright, advocate, educator, published author, personal historian, editor, and entrepreneur. Patricia’s passions are art, community service, social justice, and education. Patricia holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in English from Virginia Union University, Richmond, VA and a Master of Fine Arts degree in Interdisciplinary Arts from Goddard College, Plainfield, VT.
Among her many accomplishments, Patricia was the recipient of a 2017 RVA Unsung Black LGBTQ Community award from Diversity Richmond. She is featured as a Virginia artist in the Sinister Wisdom 104 Lesbian Rising: Lesbian Feminist Art in the South. She served on the DC Black Pride Board of Directors and two years on the Community Planning Committee for DC Capital Pride. In 2014 she received the DC Black Pride Welmore Cook Award for outstanding community service. She is a recipient of a 2007 Individual Artist Award in playwriting from the Maryland State Arts Council for Fall of the House of Snow. Patricia has been awarded the Banks-Koegel Commitment Award from the Youth Pride Alliance in Washington, DC. Learn more.