Patrick Saunders is a painter creating fine art while traveling North America in an Airstream with his photographer wife, Kimberly. He has studied with many renowned painters, including Mark English, Malcolm Liepke, Wilbur Niewald, Richard Schmid, and Burton Silverman. Patrick paints a variety of subjects, including portraits, landscapes, cityscapes, and florals, and frequently teaches workshops during his travels.
After graduating from the Kansas City Art Institute with a BFA, Patrick spent a decade as an artist at Hallmark Cards before returning to the KCAI to accept a full-time faculty position teaching illustration, painting, animation, and web design. Teaching led to a job offer in advertising, where, as a Group Creative Director, Patrick led teams of marketing professionals in New York, San Francisco.
In 2013, Patrick began plein air painting, and has won awards from numerous nationally recognized events and organizations, including the Oil Painters of America, Plein Air Easton, the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, Plein Air Texas, Plein Air Richmond, Maui Plein Air, Telluride Plein Air, Lighthouse Plein Air and Sedona Plein Air.
Patrick is a Signature Member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, the Oil Painters of America, the American Impressionist Society and the Outdoor Painters Society.
Patrick is represented by Eva Reynolds Fine Arts, Inc. in Kansas City and the Trippe Gallery in Easton, MD.
WORKSHOP WITH PATRICK SAUNDERS
Date: Friday Aug 3, 2018
Location: Maryhill Museum of Art
Workshop Fee includes model fees: $170
Maximum Participants: 17
Registration Contact to sign up:
(all major credit cards accepted)