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Patricia Diane Hidson, Canadian artist, educator.


Hidson, Patricia Diane was born on November 20, 1948 in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Arrived in the United States, 1974. Daughter of Albert John Hidson and Patricia Florence Ryland.


Bachelor of Education, University Alberta, Edmonton, 1975. Postgraduate, University Wisconsin, Milwaukee, 1978—1981. Postgraduate, Cape School Art, Provincetown, Massachusetts, 1982—1984.

Postgraduate, Milwaukee Institute Art and Design, 1983—1984. Postgraduate, Peninsula Art School, since 2004.


Director, teacher The Hidson Art School and Studio, Milwaukee. Principal, owner Pat Hidson Art Gallery, since 2003. Lecturer, speaker in field.

Member faculty Pennsylvania Art School, Door County, Wisconsin.


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  • Other Work

    • One-woman shows include Regional Art Center, LaCrosse, Wisconsin, 1998, Grace Chosy Gallery, Madison, Wisconsin, 1998, 1995, 1993, Gruen Gallery, Chicago, 1997, 1990, Madison University Medical Hospital, 1993, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, 1993, others, exhibited in group shows at Door County, Wisconsin, 2001, Tory Folliard Gallery, 2000, 1999, 1998, Art Resources Gallery, St. Paul, 1998, Edmonton Art Gallery, 1997, Gallerie Stephanie, Chicago, 1995, Wustum Museum, Racine, Wisconsin, 1985-1997, Carolyn Ruff Gallery, Minneapolis, 1993, Banaker Gallery, San Francisco, 1993, San Miguel Allende, Mexico, 1993, others, Wisconsin Artists Biennial, Anderson Art Center, Kenosha, 2005, Represented in permanent collections Walt Disney Corporation, Quadracci Corporation Collection (Milwaukee), Associated Bank (Milwaukee), Marine Bank (Milwaukee), numerous others. Featured and reviewed (numerous publications).


  • Other Interests

    Yoga, reading, wildlife rehabilitation.


Married James Wilfred Brozek, February 14, 1991. Married Brian Peter Bentz, January 16, 1974 (divorced October 1985). Children: Paul Bentz, Meighan Bentz, Brian Bentz.

Albert John Hidson

Patricia Florence Ryland

Brian Peter Bentz

James Wilfred Brozek

Brian Bentz Hidson

Meighan Bentz Hidson

Paul Bentz Hidson