Pat McGoey is a colour specialist and appreciates the vibration colour presents for his bold use of colour and texture in his contemporary art.
His primary medium is oil on canvas with a palette knife for landscapes, interiors and florals. He is moving more and more into innovative artistic stone reflections in concrete.
Born in Toronto in 1949, Pat has been painting since the late 90's. His early working years in book & magazine publishing and graphic arts, gave him an eye for colour and design. Pat has a love of the outdoors, spending his summer holidays canoeing in British Columbia and Northern Ontario. Influenced by The Group of Seven, Tom Thomson, Van Gogh and Georgia O’Keefe - he has always been inspired by the landscapes surrounding him. Although mainly self-taught, Pat has taken courses at the Visual Arts Mississauga, Sheridan College and The Arts and Letters Club. Pat’s work has been published in Arabella Magazine (March 2012 Artist’s who paint winter) and Mississauga Life; The Trail Painting Series. His work is in private and corporate collections throughout North America. He as been a member of Springbank Artists and The Lakeshore Art Trail.
Pat uses his art as his way to support various communities. He has donated paintings to many projects including; The Stephen Lewis Foundation for the Grans to Grans Group in Nelson BC, United Way for Scotiabank in Oakville ON, Literature for Life in Toronto ON, May Court Club, Art Around the Benz Event in Oakville ON, Golden Horseshoe Culinary Team, White Oaks Secondary School Environmental Initiative in Oakville ON.
Pat McGoey can be most often found working out of Nelson British Columbia, Toronto Ontario and Jupiter Florida.
Clients can commission the artist to paint their favourite landscape scenes. A 50% deposit is required on commission work. Typically clients are presented with a rough sketch before the painting begins.