Patti Mollica delights in painting the world around her in a bold, confident style with hues that are vibrant, energetic and contemporary. Her work is known for its fearless use of color and expressive brushwork, while still blending a delicate balance between impressionism, abstraction and realism. 

Patti has been commissioned by and included in the private collections of American Express, Sheraton Hotels, CBS & RCA Records, Penguin Press and many others. Additionally, she is a Certified Teacher for Golden Paints and conducts workshops throughout the U.S., covering topics such as "Innovative Acrylic Techniques using Golden Paints" and "How to Paint Fast, Loose and Bold."

Patti is the author of three books, including Modern Acrylics, Color Theory and Acrylics - Getting Started. She also has three instructional painting DVD's including Value, Brushwork, and Color Techniques, published by Northlight Books. 

Patti lives in Nyack, New York with her husband - a jazz musician, their dog, three cats and four Polish chickens.