Patricia Barmatz was born in California, but her family moved to Summit, NJ when she was just one year old. Growing up in New Jersey, Patricia was surrounded by the Watchung Reservation. As a young girl she would walk out her back yard and hop the wooden fence and walk through the woods to her favorite stables. Watchung stables is where she found her love of horses and animals.
Patricia is a self-taught artist specializing in colored pencil and mixed media.