Artist Patrice Erickson

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Patrice Erickson’s oil paintings are inspired by the outdoors. The colors are often vibrant yet peaceful, softly blended, gradually transitioning from one color to another. She eliminates all signs of human activity. There are no buildings or roads. Through her paintings she’s showing her respect for nature and reminding herself that we need to be grateful and take care of our planet. Erickson likes to leave the viewer with a sense of serenity, peace, and reverence for nature -- immersed in the beauty. Erickson was born in Hartford, Connecticut and currently lives and works in Rochester Hills, Michigan. She earned a Bachelor of Science degree from Central Connecticut State University and a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree with High Honors from the University of Michigan-Flint. Her work is and has been exhibited in New York City, Chicago, Detroit, and Cincinnati among others. Beginning in 2020 she has gained international representation in Weybridge, England at the beautiful Wyecliffe Galleries. Patrice’s paintings are in private, corporate, and healthcare collections in the U.S. and abroad including the Sloan Kettering Cancer Center, VonLehman CPA & Advisory Firm, the University of Kentucky Federal Credit Union, First & Main Assisted Living, Somerset Ophthalmology, Bank of Ann Arbor, Huntington National Bank, Valley Children's Hospital, and St. Joseph Mercy Oakland Hospital.
"I first discovered Patrice’s artwork in a gallery while traveling through Michigan. The vibrant colors and energy expressed in her work drew me in instantly. I was in the process of redecorating my bedroom in a coastal theme, and decided to contact Patrice to ask if she would create a piece for my space. She was so easy to talk to, and seemed to know exactly what would complement [...]

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