Color has always fascinated me. I've spent years studying the nuances of color."
ABOUT PATSEY PARSONS
Patsey Parsons has won numerous awards of her the 35 years as a painter. She has 35 years of study as a painter and instructor. She has used her expertise as a painter and instructor to teach groups, studio, outdoor (Plein air) painting, and adult and children's workshops.
She has a degree in Fine Art and year's of training. She has attended workshops by Kathy Gill, Del Gish, Lois McFarland, and Carolyn Trueblood.
Her competencies are in Pastels, Oil Paints, Acrylic Paints, Water Colors, Ink (pen and brush), charcoal, and Gouache.
She is featured in private art collections in Texas, Idaho, Washington, and Canada.
PERSONAL AND COMMUNITY
She loves COLOR! She has spent her life hiking, backpacking, and cross country skiing in the Pacific Northwest. She spent many vacations with her husband and children exploring the natural beauty of northwest. She continues to explore the natural beauty of the northwest and brings that beauty to life in her paintings. She finds spiritual strength in the wilderness. Taking time to enjoy and paint the beauty and uniqueness of the sun, sky, mountains, flowers, snow, and other features that make our landscape so powerful and unique. She paints on site and works to illustrate the beauty of a single wildflower or the enormous power of a mountain peak, working to capture their essence.
She also loves to draw and paint people. She has spent many years in the Eastside Painters Association of Fine art and other studio groups studying the human form and it's essence. Her professional background as a nurse enables her to see beneath the skin, to paint with an understanding of the human structure as well as the goodness, beauty, uniqueness, and strength of each individual and humanity
WHERE TO FIND HER
Her passion leads her to wild places as well as small town landscapes. Her time is spent outside painting landscapes or in a studio painting figurative or still lifes. She is also passing along her expertise and year's of experience through teaching in Couer 'd Alene, Spokane, and Montana.
INTERESTED IN ART ISTRUCTION?
E-mail Patsey Parsons for upcoming classes and workshops
Name: Patsey Parsons
Education: B.A., F.A. R.N.
Hometown: Spirit Lake Idaho
"My objective as an artist is not only to capture the physical aspects of my subject but also its spirit and personality."