For sale is an original acrylic painting on canvas by contemporary artist, Pat Williams. "Chat Room" is a beautiful and peaceful beach scene, with the rocking chairs just begging you to pull up a chair and enjoy the warm sun and sand of the beach. The art measures 20″ x 24″ and the frame is 24 1/4″ x 28 1/4″. Both art and frame are in very good condition. This piece is signed in the lower left corner. This painting could be displayed in so many areas of your home or office!
Pat Williams, born 1931 in Tulsa, Oklahoma, came to Tidewater, Virginia area as a child. In 1978, her three children grown, she attended Tidewater Community College for three semesters, focusing on drawing, painting and design. With the exception of numerous workshops, she is mostly a self-taught artist. In 1987 Pat moved to her Nags Head beach cottage and began painting seriously. Her love for the Outer Banks developed the desire to capture, on canvas, the ambiance of the natural beauty of the area that seems to be quickly disappearing. Due to the wind, sand and elements, Pat likes to study a subject in various lights at different times of the day. Sometimes she uses her camera, shooting from many different angles, bringing the images into her studio for the creating of the paintings. Recently, she has been resorting to memory and old photographs of yesterday. “In my paintings I try to present the unique appeal of the Outer Banks- the solitary beaches, the ever changing ocean, the light on the dunes. These are the things that have always brought people here, and create many of the memories they take home with them.” Pat Williams has participated in many juried show and has won various awards. Her paintings hang in homes and businesses across the country and abroad. They are frequently seen in major financial institutes and municipal buildings throughout North Carolina. Ms. Williams continues to reside on the Outer Banks of North Carolina.