Patricia Sigmier studied art and architecture at Saint Mary’s College in Indiana where she received a B.F.A. Patricia has over 20 years of experience as a professional art instructor. In addition to teaching courses in painting and drawing for 18 years at the Beck Center for the Arts in Lakewood, Ohio, she has also taught plein air painting for eight years at Squire Valleevue Farm. She participated as a guest demonstrator in the Senior Scholars Audubon lecture series at the Cleveland Natural History Museum. Patricia is a regular exhibitor and a signature member in the juried exhibitions of the Ohio Watercolor Society, where she won the prestigious North Coast Award in 2005. She has exhibited at Willoughby Fine Arts Association, Malveena J. Freedson Gallery, the Beachwood Center for the Arts, Beck Center for the Arts, BAYarts, Cuyahoga Valley National Park, and Cleveland Hopkins International Airport.