My recent painting of an historic street in the East Village has been acquired by The Stobart Foundation, Salem, MA. May, 2020.
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Forbes Magazine, May 21, 2020,08:00am EDT Theatre For The New City Virtually Presents It’s 25th Lower East Side Festival Of The Arts Risa SarachanContributor Arts I cover the arts, from theater and dance to film and design. Performers and musicians who are among the scores[+] JONATHAN SLAFF Theater for the New City, a beloved Pulitzer
In partnership with Rebuild Penn Station: a project of the National Civic Art Society, Agora presents “The Future of Penn Station,” an evening addressing various proposals to alleviate the problems of the current Penn Station, on Wednesday, October 24, 2018, at 7 pm, at the W83 Ministry Center, 150 West 83rd Street, NY. NY. My painting, “Old Penn Station, September Evening,
I am honored to have my painting included in the letter to the editor of the Daily News (4-17-2018) in which is pointed out the beauty of the idea of rebuilding the old Penn Station. See letter, linked here: “Voice of the People,” Bring back old Penn’s full glory. Two
“Rare Oil Painting/Recent Commission of Original Penn Station by East Village Artist Patricia Melvin to debut at Penn Station Event at ER Butler, December 13th. Rare in that few, if any, exist.”
“On December 13, the Rebuild Penn Station movement was launched at a Atelier & Co. and E.R. Butler & Co. Patricia Melvin, a noted Plein Air painter from the East Village, recently completed the painting which tracks a famed WW 2 era Black and White photograph taken from the roof of the New Yorker Hotel. In working
Scott Stiffler of The Villager reviews The Image & The Word, June, 2012, featuring “View of the Clositers, Snow” http://thevillager.com/2012/06/07/poems-paintings-say-the-same-thing-in-a-different-way/
I am honored to have my painting, “Sausalito Shacks,” featured on the website of the Bone Creek Museum of Agrarian Art concerning the exhibition, “A Feeling of Humanity: Western Art from the Ken Ratner Collection.” http://bonecreek.org/exhibitions/current-exhibitions/
“The Village Seen: Painter Patricia Melvin” by Karen Loew of the Greenwich Village Sociey for Historic Preservation
Please see the interview and paintings here: OFF the GRID.
I am honored to be mentioned in Michael J. Fressola’s review, “New exhibit ‘Inspired’ by kindred spirits of Staten Island marine master John A. Noble,” where he writes: …Similarly, New York streetscape painter Patricia Melvin’s fondness for color resembles Noble’s….Melvin, who paints in oil on linen, is drawn to old and possibly endangered brownstone neighborhoods.
I am honored to have five of my paintings, “Jefferson Market,” “East Village, Morning,” “Sausalito Shacks,” “Golden Gate Bridge” and “Windy Day” included in the Collection of Ken Ratner on Pinterest. The last three, including “Windy Day,” a painting of an abandoned sail boat that I did in Vancouver, Canada, are included in “A Feeling