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Patricia Wheeler lives on a small island in Maine in the Penobscot Bay Region. She is a mixed media painter, a feminist and one who believes that each of us has a purpose in life which is the song that is in our heart. Her teaching practice is about releasing that song in her students, freeing them from old voices that inhibit the joy of painting. Using an abstract vocabulary she looks for intersections between unrelated elements within a painting.

She exhibits widely throughout the U.S. And teaches regularly in Oregon at  Oregon College of Art & Crafts & the Sitka Center for Art & Ecology, in Wisconsin at the Peninsula Art School, Door County,  in Maine at the Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, the Center for Maine Contemporary Art & Chapter Two Gallery. She has been selected for numerous artist residencies. Pat graduated from Rutgers University with high honors in studio art.

This winter, Patricia was an artist in residence for 3-1/2 months  at the Sitka Center for Art and Ecology, a life changing experience at the confluence of the Salmon River estuary and the Pacific Ocean at Cascade Head. There she also participated in the OSU Reflections program, a collaboration between art & science.


HOME / DEER ISLE









My husband, J. Fred Woell.



A view of the deck adjacent to Patricia’s studio.







The dock at the Deer Isle yacht club.
image of Pat’s new BLU home A view of Patricia’s new Blu home from the ravine.
A view of the Blu home deck in snow.
a view of the Blu home deck in snow

 

Kayaking the waters of Deer Isle.


 

Slideshow images of Patricia’s children in Brooklyn, LA, and Maine:



 




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