Exhibit of Work by Patricia Medvecky

On display for the month of May

Artist Statement:

I was born in New York and educated in the public and parochial schools there through high school. I graduated from Hunter College with a B.A. and obtained a Master’s Degree in Education from Hunter as well.

Between 1961 and 1967, I taught elementary education in the primary schools of New York until I married and relocated to Connecticut. After relocating, I taught elementary education in Ridgefield, Connecticut until my retirement in 1973.

I have always had more than a casual interest in arts of others, including great works but as life began to wind down, I decide to try creating some of my own and then began to study and paint with watercolors.

I started with a simple adult education course and then proceeded to enroll as a part-time student at Western Connecticut State University in Danbury, Connecticut. It was my intention to earn a BA in Fine Arts. In 2003, my family and I relocated to Salisbury, Connecticut. Presently, I am working on my own and hopefully will be able to work and study more with an accomplished artist in my area.

“You will find that most of my painting are centered around flowers. I chose watercolor as my primary medium. I love the freshness, spontaneity and delicate luminous color which is ideal for flower painting. Watercolors allows me to capture the delicacy, sturdiness and sheer beauty of one of nature’s most exquisite subjects.”

You will find my biography in “Who’s Who in American Women 2006-2007” and “Who’s Who in American Education-7th Edition.”