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Patricia Alice Shih Edit Profile

artist , musician , writer

Patricia Alice Shih, musician, writer, artist. Named Long Island Woman of Distinction, 2004; recipient Honorary Mention, American Song Writing Competition, First Place Song Writing, Babylon Arts Council, numerous scholastic and art awards, New York Songwriters Showcase. Guest artist Girl Scouts of America, Washington, 1997, 2002, New York Metro Girl Scouts, New York City, 2002; Member of Children's Music Network, Folk Alliance.

Background

Shih, Patricia Alice Daughter of Frank Pao-Hu and Alice Shih.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts, Lone Mount College and Academy of Art College, San Francisco, 1975.

Career

Administrative assistant to chair, dance department University Maryland, 1971—1972. Administrative assistant to chair, art department Lone Mount College, San Francisco, 1975—1976. Prop artist American Conservatory Theatre, 1977—1978.

Stained glass instructor Academy of Art College, 1977—1979. Painting and stained glass instructor Nassau Community College, Garden City, New York, 1979—1999. Manager, designer Stained Glass Workshop, Syosset, 1979—1984.

President Shih Enterprises, Inc., Huntington, since 1984. Audition judge Huntington Idol/Music For Molly, Huntington, New York, 2003. Committee judge public art panel Town of Huntington (New York ), 2003.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Civil Defense and Tape recording, Big Ideas!, 1990, Making Fun!, 1996 (Parent's Choice award, 1997), Leap of Faith, 1988, Woman with 1 Closed Eye, 1998. Author: (book) Gigging: A Practical Guide for Musicians, 2003.

Membership

Guest artist Girl Scouts of America, Washington, 1997, 2002, New York Metro Girl Scouts, New York City, 2002. Member of Children's Music Network, Folk Alliance.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Antiques, art, glass, miniatures, travel.

Connections

Married Stephen Fricker, June 21, 1997. 1 child Jennifer Mei Ross.

father:
Frank Pao-Hu

mother:
Alice Shih

spouse:
Stephen Fricker

child:
Jennifer Mei Ross Shih