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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 [...]


Recent Awards & Recognition

"Serenity" Named Finalist for 2023 Almenara Art Prize 

Patricia has received word that one of her portraits, titled "Serenity" (oil on copper), has been named a finalist in the Almenara Art Prize international competition. As a finalist, her piece will be permanently displayed on the Almenara Collection's website, and will be in the running for [...]

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Recent Work

Patricia's most recent work includes four new portraits of birds, each painted in oil on copper. The portraits feature a majestic macaw, a pair of handsome bald eagles, a yellow-headed caracara, and a charm of goldfinches enjoying a patch of sunflowers [...]

NEW Classes & Workshops Added

Details for newly-added Summer Drop-In Classes can now be found on the CLASSES page, in addition to the latest information on upcoming Fall classes & workshops! This year's Fall session will include a special Winslow Homer-inspired workshop. Early information on Winter workshops has also been added.

Please see the CLASSES page for more details, and contact Patricia via email to register.

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