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Patrick Siler Portrait

Patrick Siler

Also Known as: Patrick W. Siler

Born:
Spokane, Washington 1939

Photo Caption:
Photograph by Kim Zumwalt.

Luce Artist Biography

Patrick Siler depicts ordinary experience through the paintings and drawings that decorate his ceramic vessels. Siler’s graduate work at the University of California focused on painting, but while he was there he took ceramics courses with Peter Voulkos, who encouraged him to paint his clay pieces. His style draws on a number of influences, including European modern art and American abstract expressionism, as well as comic book illustrations.