Patricia (Pati) Maguire has been drawing and painting all of her life. Whether viewing her plein air paintings, international landscapes, figures, portraits or still life creations, one can feel Pati’s sensitivity and sense of being “at one” with her subject matter. As she says, “Sometimes, even when my hands are still, I am painting in my mind. I see the world through the prism of light and shapes.” Everyone will have an opportunity to view her work during a SOLO Exhibition at the Cultural Council of Palm Beach County’s Lawrence A. Sanders Foundation Artist Resource Center. The Opening Reception is open to the public and the exhibit continues through November 15th. The Rickie Report shares the details here.
Saturday, October 18th
3:00 – 5:00 pm
Refreshments will be served
Exhibit Continues through November 15, 2014
Tuesday through Saturday, 10AM to 5PM
Cultural Council of Palm Beach County
601 Lake Avenue
Lake Worth, FL 33460
Patricia Maguire’s view is that,” Art is nature as seen through the filter of emotions.” She explains to The Rickie Report, ” I have been drawing and painting all my life. Sometimes, even when my hands are still, I am painting in my mind. I see the world through the prism of light and shapes. I have not chosen to paint, rather it has chosen me, and I feel it is something I must do.”
“My formative years were spent in big cities, with lots of access to museums, galleries and schools, but I have chosen to be closer to nature in the last decades. I live on the water, and escape to the mountains. I hope this love of our natural world communicates itself to you in my work. I was born in Buenos Aires, Argentina and spent years in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil, and Caracas, Venezuela. I have now lived in Florida, USA, for the past decades. Each country has left footprints,” she shares.
Her formal art education began at Skidmore College, in Saratoga Springs, New York, where Pati earned a Bachelor of Science in Studio Art and continued with some Master level classes at Syracuse University. She holds an MBA from FAU. ” My work has been exhibited at the Boca Raton Museum of Art, the Coral Springs Museum of Art, The Cornell Museum in Delray Beach and other art venues throughout South Florida. My paintings presently hang in galleries in Delray Beach, Fort Lauderdale , New York, Bufflao,and Port Jefferson, as well as in private and corporate collections in Brazil, Venezuela, Canada and throughout the USA.”
Pati teaches painting at the Delray Beach Center For The Arts and is a Signature Member of the Artists Guild of the Boca Raton Museum of Art, the Delray Art League, Plein Air Palm Beach Painters, The American Society of Impressionist Painters and is the founder of the Florida ‘Scape Artists.
Her recent exhibition highlights are acceptance into Art Expo New York 2013, Red Dot Miami 2012 and The Boca Raton Museum of Art Artists’ Guild Biennial Show 2011, and solo exhibitions in Boca Raton and Lake Worth, Florida. In addition, Pati’s work has been featured in national magazines and books. When not on location, she paints out of her studio in Delray Beach.
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