Patricia is an accomplished international contemporary artist and an award-winning author. Patricia exhibited with BB International Fine Arts in Switzerland with her work accepted at art fairs in Geneva, Berlin, France, Austria, Zurich, London United Kingdom and Seoul, Korea. In 1999, she began her solo mentorship with Master artist Dragan Dragic in Sovoillan, France.
In 2017, she received the Arts Excellence Award for courage and commitment to human rights, dignity and freedom from the Canadian Civil Liberties Association in Toronto. It is a very important and prestigious award given to Canadians who dedicate their lives to service and art.
Patricia is a certified meditation specialist / facilitator who completed her certification in Applied Mindfulness and Transformative Mindfulness and Mindfulness Without Borders from the Faculty of Social Work Factor Inwentash at the University of Toronto. Her studies continue at Yale University, Princeton and the University of Alberta.
Patricia has received numerous awards and nominations, including Status of Women – Woman of the Year, YMCA Peace Medal, YWCA Women of Distinction, and the Toronto Women’s Expo Award of Excellence. She is an invited member of the IWF (International Women’s Forum) Toronto Chapter and member of the Engagement Committee.