Sunni Patterson

Artistic Replenish Residencies Self as Universe: Mending Our Collective Ecosystem
Type of work
Poet/Multidisciplinary Artist

Armed with an engaging story and voice, New Orleans native and visionary Sunni Patterson deliberately uses art, poetry, and praise (Ancestral veneration) to encourage dialogue, connectivity, spiritual awareness, and healing. She is an internationally acclaimed Poet, Performer, Workshop Facilitator, Certified Spiritual Life Coach/Consultant, and an Initiated Priestess and Minister. She began her career as a full-time high school teacher, and much of her life since has been devoted to serving as a Cultural Worker and Activist.

Sunni spent her 2023 Replenish Residency researching, writing, and listening to old recordings from some of the temples of UNO Spiritual Churches in New Orleans. She will return as a Self as Universe: Mending our Collective Ecosystem Resident in 2025.