About the Artist
would have thought that a young girl would be inspired to
pursue a life as an artist by the act of a simple gift.
While visiting New York
City with her family to tour the area museums, Patricia
fell ill and was unable to join them. Her parents
brought her back a book from the Metropolitan Museum of
Art on how to draw wildlife and Patricia spent the next
several days in bed copying the pictures. This was a pivotal
moment in Patricia's life, setting the stage for her
career in the arts.
high school Patricia flourished in the arts and was
elected as president of the National Art Honor Society.
She studied bronze sculpting and conceptual arts with
award winning artist Whitney Wolf at Maitland Arts
Center while attending college at Florida State
University, and studied classical piano and flute.
the years Patricia was swept up into the corporate
world but continued to paint and draw for personal
satisfaction as well as securing work as a commissioned
always strive to infuse an artistic vision into
whatever I undertake, including my music." Patricia
Wainwright and the WildRoots on backing
vocals and saxophone and with the
vocals, flute, saxophone, oboe, organ, harmonica and
bass; and has been privileged to do the art work on
several of their CD projects.
Patricia has also had the opportunity to bring her
creative talents to the table in the corporate
environment; with graphic, website, and video design.
Examples of her video work can be seen at
most recent project, Avatar Dream, is a
360 degree 4 wall mural inspired by the landscapes
depicted in the movie Avatar. "I decided
to approach the mural as an impressionistic
interpretation, rather than an animated reproduction;
with the layout designed to bring the viewer into the
scene, surrounding them with the fantastical look and
feel of Pandora. Yet at the same time I wanted to create
a composition that would be unique unto it self."
Photo luminescent features were added to give the mural a
subtle magical quality when the lights are out.
venture has truly inspired me to pursue more projects
with the underlying process of collaborating with
clients to develop and create unique environments that
will enhance their space, and their lives."
Patricia Ann Dees
Fine Art works are
available by commission with selected prints available
contact the artist
directly for a quote.