CountyQueen Anne's County
Artist StatementI graduated with a degree in Art in 1978. I work primarily in watercolor and with photography. My subjects have included landscapes, florals, lighthouses, architecture, and wildlife. I always paint and shoot what inspires me. It's never-ending.
Patty Forbes Mowell graduated in 1978 with a B.A. degree in Art from Lycoming College, where she studied both Art and Photography. That same year she began working for a photo finishing Co. in Towson, MD. Her work in Drawing, Watercolor and Photography was exhibited at the Towson Arts Festival, and won awards the two years there. In 1979 Patty and her husband moved to Chestertown, where she joined the Chestertown Arts League.
After raising a family Patty began painting again in 2000, and photographing again in 2005. She was awarded "Best Digital" that year by the Chestertown Arts League, and First Place, in the Juried Open Show for her photography. In 2006, 2008 and 2009, she received "Honorable Mention" in the Chestertown Arts League's Open Photography Show. And in 2009, awarded first place for her watercolor at the C.A.L. Members Show, and the "Award Of Excellence" at the Open Juried Show. In 2011, Patty was juried into an exhibit held by her alma mater, Lycoming College, to celebrate their 200th year. In the C.A.L. Members Show, she received 3rd place for her watercolor, and her painting of "Tidewater Trader" became one of the logos for the web version of the paper. Her work was also featured in the 2007 -2008 Kent County Chamber Of Commerce Directory.
Latest achievements - 2013 Juried into the Working Artist's Forum at the Academy in Easton, MD, 2014 Show Chair Coordinator for the Working Artist's Forum