About the Artist

Patricia McMahon Rice is an award-winning artist specializing in fine art oil paintings in the Classical Realist tradition. Her artistic approach combines a thoughtful blend of past and present, using time-honored techniques and materials of the great masters while adding her own contemporary flare, resulting in works of art that are aesthetically beautiful and unmistakably [...]

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New Work Added

Patricia's most recent work includes a candid portrait of her granddaughter, Evie, and a variety of small still life and wildlife paintings on copper, framed in her signature hand-made Venetian gilded frames. These works and a number of others are available for purchase at the Berkley Gallery (in Warrenton, VA), where they are on exhibit from May 5th - June 12th. Please email info@berkleygallery.com or visit www.berkleygallery.com for details. [...] 

NEW: Fall Classes & Workshop

Registration for Fall classes is officially open! Patricia will be offering several classes this Fall, with options for both group and individual instruction. She will also be conducting a workshop for those wishing to learn about painting on copper.  Classes and workshops will be held at the Stuart Street Atelier in The Plains, VA. See the CLASSES page for more details on each offering, and to confirm your place!

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