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Patricia Watwood is a figurative painter based in Brooklyn, NY. Watwood is a leading figure in the contemporary figurative movement. Watwood's paintings explore transformative narratives and mythological archetypes.  Grounded in a classical training, her paintings show timeless stories from a contemporary viewpoint.  Her most common subject matter is the nude, particularly women, using the human form as metaphor and muse. Her work is in public and private collections, and has been exhibited at the Beijing World Art Museum, The Butler Museum, St. Louis University Museum of Art, The New Britain Museum of American Art, and the Forbes Galleries, among others. Her commissioned portraits hang in institutions such as St. Louis City Hall, Washington University, Kennedy School of Government and Harvard University. Watwood earned her MFA in figurative art with Honors from New York Academy of Art, and studied with Jacob Collins as a founding member of the Water Street Atelier. Her teachers include Martha Erlebacher, Steven Assael, Vincent Desiderio and Ted Seth Jacobs. In addition to her studio work, she also teaches and shares her knowledge.  She has produced instructional DVDs including “Creating Portraits from Life,” with Streamline Art Video, and is a featured art instructor with Craftsy.com. Watwood has been an adjunct professor of drawing at New York Academy of Art, has given lectures and workshops across the country, and is a featured art instructor with Craftsy.com.  She has written articles for American Artist, American Arts Quarterly, and Fine Art Connoisseur; and published in academic anthologies on criticism, like the TRAC Conference publication. Patricia Watwood was born in 1971, St. Louis, Missouri, she now lives and paints in Brooklyn, NY. Patricia Watwood is represented by Dacia Gallery in NYC. 
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Icarus by Patricia Watwood, Oil on Linen, 36x26, $18,000
Avatar of Truth by Patricia Watwood, Oil on Linen, 26x40, $15,000
End of Days by Patricia Watwood, Oil on Linen, 36x42, $18,000
Intermezzo in Pink and Red by Patricia Watwood,  Oil on Linen, 22x26, $10,000


Intermezzo in Green and Blue by Patricia Watwood,  Oil on Linen, 22x26, $10,000