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Timeless contemplation

Valerie Patterson
Saranac Lake, NY

About the Artist

Valerie grew up in northern New York along the St. Lawrence River as the daughter of a minister and a teacher. Valerie's award-winning work has been exhibited extensively across the United States in both national and international juried shows as well as solo shows. She holds a B.F.A. in art with a concentration in painting, as well as a M.F.A in education. On top of her full-time art practice, Valerie also works as a full-time art teacher in a public school in New York.

Valerie creates works with a social consciousness and believes that great art transcends the decorative and entertain…

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About the Artist

Valerie grew up in northern New York along the St. Lawrence River as the daughter of a minister and a teacher. Valerie’s award-winning work has been exhibited extensively across the United States in both national and international juried shows as well as solo shows. She holds a B.F.A. in art with a concentration in painting, as well as a M.F.A in education. On top of her full-time art practice, Valerie also works as a full-time art teacher in a public school in New York.

Valerie creates works with a social consciousness and believes that great art transcends the decorative and entertaining to provoke thought and inspire.

Artist’s Work

A day on the lake
Valerie patterson

A Day On The Lake

By Valerie Patterson

Imagine
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Imagine

By Valerie Patterson

Left behind
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Left Behind

By Valerie Patterson

Hi ho
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Hi Ho!

By Valerie Patterson

Rain 2
Reminiscence
Valerie patterson

Reminiscence

By Valerie Patterson

Enjoying life at area 51
Valerie patterson

Enjoying Life At Area 51

By Valerie Patterson

Slow service
Valerie patterson

Slow Service

By Valerie Patterson

Timeless contemplation
Valerie patterson

Timeless Contemplation

By Valerie Patterson

Selected Exhibitions

  • XL Gallery - Syracuse University
    Syracuse, NY, 2011
  • For & About Women: Fredericksburg Center For Creative Arts
    Fredericksburg, VA, 2010
  • American Juried Salon Spring/Summer International Juried Exh.
    Plano, TX, 2010
  • Americana Invitational Exh. St. Louis Artists Guild
    St. Louis MO, 2010
  • The Art Of Fright: Hollingsworth Gallery
    Palm Coast FL, 2009

Education

  • State University Of NY At Potsdam, Master's in Education
    Potsdam, NY,1990 
  • State University Of NY At Potsdam, BA in Art (concentration in Painting)
    Potsdam, NY,1985