Patricia Banks is a Canadian Landscape and Nature Artist known for her detailed oil and acrylic paintings.
I am intrigued by the fleeting balance between strength and fragility in nature.
Drawing inspiration from the natural environment, Patricia sees the beauty, interdependence, and sanctity of all creation. When others look at her work, she encourages them to pause and reflect, and to feel as if they are there, in the moment.
An artist from early childhood, Patricia believes art has the power to heal, and pursues her artwork with passion and purpose. Patricia has won several awards and writes numerous regular art articles, including a monthly Art Adventures column for Nanaimo Magazine. She enjoys teaching workshops and inspiring students in their creative endeavours.
Patricia is a graduate of Douglas College and the University of Victoria, Victoria, BC. and supports conservation efforts through her artwork. She has earned Signature Status with ‘Artists For Conservation’ and is a juried member of Oil Painters of America. She has exhibited in Canada and the U.S.
Patricia's paintings can be found in collections throughout the world, including Canada, the United States, England, Germany, Australia and China.