Neil Patterson

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Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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Chinook Cloud by Neil Patterson
Acrylic 24 x 36
 
 

 
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Colours of Fall by Neil Patterson
Acrylic 24 x 36
 
 

 
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Trembling Aspens 24x48 by Neil Patterson
 
 

 
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Sky in the Water 24x30 by Neil Patterson
 
 

 
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Pond Reflections 30x40 by Neil Patterson
 
 

 
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Last Sun 24x48 by Neil Patterson
 
 

 
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Hidden Sun 36x48 by Neil Patterson
 
 

 
Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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Fading Light 30x40 by Neil Patterson
 
 

 
Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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Clouds over the Waters by Neil Patterson
 
 

 
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Day is Done, No Fish 18x24 by Neil Patterson
 
 

 
Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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Golden Twilight by Neil Patterson
Oil 30 x 40
 
 

 
Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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Fading Colours by Neil Patterson
Oil 36 x 48
 
 

 
Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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Misty Evening by Neil Patterson
Oil 30 x 40
 
 

 
Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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Pond Reflections by Neil Patterson
Oil 30 x 40
 
 

 
Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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42412 by Neil Patterson
 
 

 
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Blossoms & Orangs by Neil Patterson
20 x 16
 
 

 
Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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Fall Colours by Neil Patterson
Oil 48 x 36
 
 

 
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Path to the High Country by Neil Patterson
Oil 24 x 30
 
 

 
Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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Still Waters by Neil Patterson
Oil 24 x 48
 
 

 
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Sunset by the Lake by Neil Patterson
24 x 30
 
 

 
Neil Patterson Posted Artwork 
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Last Light by Neil Patterson
Oil 8 x 10
 
 

 



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Art Country Canada
Bragg Creek, Alberta -

Artym Gallery
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Broken Spoke Gallery
Maple Creek, Sask -

Canada House Gallery
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Gust Gallery
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Highlands Fine Art
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Lando Gallery
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Latigo & Lace
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Masters Gallery
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Reinert Fine Art
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RS Hanna Gallery
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Samarah Fine Art
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Posted on 12/11/2010 9:52:20 PM


Biography
Patterson: Master Painter              
 
“Painting is all about passion,” declares Neil Patterson. “If you respond to the passion that you have inside yourself, that’s when the real painting comes out. Selling your work is a bonus; painting itself is what really matters.”  It is his ability to paint feelings rather than merely replicating what he sees that makes Patterson’s vibrant, impressionistic oils so appealing.
Born and raised in Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan Patterson has always wanted to become an artist. His mother encouraged him as a young child, saying, “You can have whatever you want. If you want it enough, you’ll get it.” However, there were no galleries in the tiny Canadian community, so young Patterson had little exposure to original works until he visited his aunt in Ottawa when he was 12. She took him to the National Art Gallery where his burning desire to become an artist was rekindled. Young Patterson bought a book titled How to Paint and remembers reading it on the train back to Moose Jaw.
 “I didn’t have any paints and our school didn’t have an art department,” confesses Patterson. Nevertheless, on his 13th birthday, his aunt sent him a set of oils and his career began. Poking around in the basement for something to work on, he found a heavy industrial-grade canvas belt and commandeered it for his first painting. “I still have some of my earliest paintings,” states Patterson, matter-of-factly. “I keep them as a reminder of where I started. All artists start in the same place. I don’t think there’s such a thing as talent; it’s more desire than anything. You could teach anybody to paint competently, if they really wanted to learn. After that it’s just a little something of yourself, call it soul, that has to go [...]

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