Meet Patricia Schiavoni
Phone: (863) 669 5781
Even before entering school, I was interested in drawing comic strip characters and have become a life-long learner of the arts. I have studied techniques and art appreciation at the University of Central Florida, Valencia College, The Crealde Center en Winter Park, and have been a student of Bob Morrison, an art professor at Polk Junior College. Due to the advantages of technology, learning continues with available classes on the internet.
During my long career as an educator, I encouraged, instructed and make sure there was scheduled time to value art and to be creative at the middle and elementary level.
Always living in the central Florida area makes me a true native. Because my home now is in a rural area, Polk City, I have become a nature enthusiast. I Have now time to explore wild flowers and the wild life.
I have been eco printing with the botanicals growing around me. The process involves soaking the plants in an iron solution, layering them between pressed pages, binding and then boiling the stacks for hours. Lovely Images emerge from the process. My work is Eco Prints and Book Markers in Mixed Media, with acrylic ink, watercolors, pastels and color pencils.
I look forward to serving the community and interacting with those that love Art.