Patrick McGrath Muñiz
New Territory, TX
Patrick McGrath Muñiz is an artist from Puerto Rico, working primarily with oil paintings on canvas and retablos. His work is inspired after Old Master and Spanish colonial paintings while addressing issues such as colonialism, consumerism and climate change. Some of his previous solo shows have been at Museo de las Americas, San Juan, PR, Museo Convento Las Capuchinas in Antigua, Guatemala, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, Arizona and the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas. Patrick's work has also been shown at the Bronx Museum, NY, Spanish Colonial Arts Museum, Santa Fe, NM, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico and The Holocaust Museum and Station Museum in Houston, TX. He obtained a BFA (Magna Cum Laude) in Fine Arts from the School of Fine Arts of San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2003 and an MFA (Suma Cum Laude) from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006. Patrick's work can be found at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, The Spanish Colonial Arts Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico, and the Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, in Mesa, Arizona as well as a number of private collections in the United States, Europe, and Latin America. In 2017 with Maria, the artist lost his home and main art studio in Puerto Rico. He now lives in his new home in New Territory, Texas with his wife Blanca and son, Francis.