Art Display: Paintings That Make You Smile by Demetrius PattersonWednesday November 4, 2020
Demetrius Patterson is a self-taught artist with a distinctive personal style. His pastel collages center on everyday life in the community around him. He follows a long tradition of American primitive painters who capture the essence of their times.
Mr. Patterson is a graduate of Brookdale Community College and studied with Grace Group-Pillard, a well-known New Jersey artist. He works primarily in pastels and acrylics, bringing a highly individual perspective to his art, often balancing humor and drama in the same work.
His work has won many awards. He has exhibited at the Monmouth Museum, Art Alliance, City Corp., Brookdale Community College and in many area hospitals. He can be found on Instagram and Facebook at Demetrius Patterson Paintings.
Mr. Patterson's work, consisting of paintings, notecards and magnets, will be on display in the lobby display cases for the month of November. Come and see these colorful, uplifting works that will make you smile!
Location: Eastern Branch
to go to the Monmouth County Library