The Collingwood Art Crawl

Artist Profile

Patricia Gray

Selected works




Lion’s Head, ON





Growing up in a remote region of Northern Canada, Patricia Gray developed a close kinship with the natural world as a young child. That kinship remains the basis for her art in which the patterns and textures of nature are turned into graphically striking images depicting the Canadian wilderness, exploring the intimate relationship between art, nature, and the Self. Working with a wide array of acrylic paints, gels, pastes, and grounds, she creates enchanting relief, designs, and highly textured surfaces that engage the viewer.

In 2019, Patricia opened her own studio/gallery along with her Indigenous artist husband, Mark Nadjiwan, on the Bruce (Saugeen) Peninsula where they now reside. She has studied healing and wholeness from a cross-cultural perspective, earning a master’s degree from the Institute of Transpersonal Psychology in Palo Alto, California, and is a licensed psychotherapist. Patricia has exhibited her work in both Canada and the United States.

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