Patricia Eichenbaum Karetzky received her B.A. from New York University; M.A. from Hunter College and Ph.D., from the Institute of Fine Arts, New York University, Patricia Eichenbaum Karetzky is the Oskar Munsterberg Chair of Asian Art at Bard College, New York since 1988 and Adjunct Professor at Lehman College, City College of New York since 1994.
Patricia has dual interests in contemporary and medieval Chinese art. She was assistant editor, co-editor, and editor of the Journal of Chinese Religions from 1991 to 1998 and has published numerous books and articles on medieval Chinese religious art and a multitude of articles on contemporary art in such journals as Yishu, the Journal of Contemporary Art, and Paradoxa. She has also curated many exhibitions and written catalogues on Chinese contemporary art.