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Patricia Ann Suggs, American artist. Recipient Best of show award Fremont (California) Art Association, 1993, H.K. Holbein award, 2001, Faber Castill award, 2001, Pastel Journel award, 2002, Leann Simpson Heim Memorial award, Canson award Pastel Society Oregon, 2003, Los Angeles Great American Art Works Pastel award Degas Pastel Society, 2006, Daler Rowney award, 2006.

Background

Suggs, Patricia Ann was born on March 17, 1936 in Reedley, California, United States. Daughter of Charles and Dorothy Rema (Prouty) Kofoed.

Education

Student, Leighton Fine Art Academy, San Francisco, 1981.

Career

Judge fine arts Arts Clubs, The Peninsula, Northern California and San Joaquim Valley, California county fairs, 1984-1998, Santa Clara County, San Jose, 1991, 97, Sonoma County Fair, Santa Rosa, 1990, Alameda County Fair, Pleasanton, 1990-2003. Teacher various workshops Calif and New Mexico.

Works

  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Group 21, Los Gatos, California, 1978, Great Western Savings & Loan, Fremont, California, 1982, Rosicrucian Egyptian Museums, San Jose, California, 1982, Gadabout Gallery, Los Gatos, California, 1986, Los Gatos Museum Art, California, 1998. Exhibited in group shows at Pastel Society of America, New York, 1980, Ashland (Kentucky) Gallery, 1990, Pastel Society West Coast, Sacramento, 1989-1994, Runnings Gallery, Seattle, 1990, Society Western Artists Annals, San Francisco, 1976-1993, Fremont Art Association, 1993, The Butler Institution of America Art, 2003, Lonestar Pastel Society, Texas, 2003, Binney & Smith Gallery, Slater Memorial Museum, 2006. Also private collections.

Membership

Member Pastel Society of America (board member 1986-2008, Best Floral award 1980, Best Pastel Plaque 1993), Pastel Society West Coast (advisory board 1984-2005, award of merit 1991), Society Western Artists (board trustees 1986-1996, chairman 1998, First Place pastels 1993), Allied Artists West (director exhibition 1991-1992), International Association of Pastel Society (treasurer 1994-2008, Master Circuit award, Gold Medallion, 2005), National League American Pen Women (Grumbacher award medallion 1993), Triton Museum Fine Art.

Connections

Married Robert Reed Suggs, July 28, 1961. 1 child, Richard William.

father:
Charles Kofoed

mother:
Dorothy Rema (Prouty) Kofoed

spouse:
Robert Reed Suggs

child:
Richard William Suggs