Patrick Saunders is an artist, painting and creating art while traveling across North America in an airstream with his photographer wife, Kimberly. He has studied with many renown painters, including Mark English, Malcolm Liepke, Wilbur Niewald, Richard Schmid, and Burton Silverman. Painting a variety of subjects including portraits, pet portraits, landscapes, cityscapes and florals, Patrick's work is sold internationally. Always seeking the next challenge, Patrick has worked as an illustrator, designer, animator, educator, musician, entrepreneur, and a fine art artist. He was featured by Southwest Art Magazine as one of their 21 "Artists to Watch Under 31". 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-Plein Air Easton, Plein Air Texas, Telluride Plein Air, Plein Air Richmond, Sedona Plein Air to name a few.
Patrick is a Signature Member of the Laguna Plein Air Painters Association, a Signature Member of the Oil Painters of America, a Signature Member of the Outdoor Painters Society and a member of the American Impressionist Society.