Patryk is a student in the Ph.D. Program in Art History at The Graduate Center, CUNY focusing on modern and contemporary art in Eastern and Central Europe. He is a Presidential Research Fellow at The Center for the Humanities in Spring 2017. Patryk holds a B.A. with Honors in Art History and German from Fordham University in New York and an M.A. in History of Art and Archaeology from The Institute of Fine Arts, NYU.