IMPRESSIONS OF AN ARTIST
Born in Guatemala in 1956, Patricia Sorg is an international painter and novelist who has mastered various media and created a style all her own, emphasizing the deep and vibrant color of her native country. Her vivid palette and bold compositional choices have made her work instantly recognizable and a collector's favorite.
Patricia began painting as a young girl in Guatemala. She drew her inspiration from the dramatic landscapes of mountains and oceans that surrounded her, as well as from the rich and colorful culture of her people.
As an adult, Patricia also lived in St. Lucia, where her art began to reflect the warm culture of the Caribbean. It was during this time that she began to paint plein air, capturing the fishing boats and village life of the West Indies.
Since moving to Florida ten years ago, Patricia has incorporated her new home into her art. Her paintings of local landscapes, marinas and of Florida's wildlife emphasize the areas unique beauty, while still being infused with the colors of her homeland.
Patricia Sorg's work has been published in art magazines, including American Art Collector and Southwest Art; as well as displayed at galleries and museums throughout the Americas, including the Guatemalan Museum of Modern Art, galleries in the West Indies, Tennessee, Connecticut, Atlanta, and all around Florida. She is an active practitioner of plein air painting and holds regular classes and workshops in Sarasota, FL. Instructor at The Southern Atelier, Sarasota FL.
"I close my eyes
in order to see"
The power of the suggestive is much greater than the statement of reality
C. W. Mundy