Sullivan, Patrice M. was born on August 25, 1953 in Portland, Oregon, United States. Daughter of John Joseph and Mryna Jean Sullivan.
Bachelor of Fine Arts, Massachusetts College Art, 1983. Master of Fine Arts, University Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, 1986.
Lecturer Harvard University, Cambridge, Massachusetts, 1988. Professor Colorado State University, Fort Collins, since 1991. Advisory board, curriculum committee Colorado State University, Fort Collins.