Patrick Saunders is an artist, painting and creating art while traveling across North America in an Airstream Bambi with his photographer wife, Kimberly. He has studied with many renowned painters, including Mark English, Malcolm Liepke, Wilbur Niewald, Richard Schmid, and Burton Silverman. He paints a variety of subjects including portraits, pet portraits, landscapes, cityscapes and florals.
Always seeking the next challenge, Patrick has worked as an illustrator, designer, animator, educator, musician, entrepreneur, and a fine artist. Throughout his career, Patrick has been recognized by his peers, earning multiple awards. His students at the Kansas City Art Institute voted to honor Patrick with the award for Educator of the Year.
In 2013, Patrick turned his attention to plein air painting, winning awards at numerous nationally recognized competitions including Plein Air Easton, Easels In Frederick, En Plein Air Texas, Telluride Plein Air, Richmond Plein Air and Paint the Peninsula. Patrick is a signature member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association.