Pat has been juried into the Paint the Parks Competition several years in a row, and has been chosen as a winner in the past two years!
Pat Kuper started painting in 1996 as mainly a self taught artist. She works in pastel, colored pencil and oil. The Pastel Society of America recognized Pat as a Signature member in March of 2007.
Pat's passion is painting Native Americans, old Western buildings and wagons, as well as wildlife and landscapes. As a professional artist, she began, and continues to do, commissions of people's pets.
She won Best of Show in 1999 in the Salmon River Art Show with a pastel Painting of Grey Owl Woman of the Blackfeet Tribe. Her next Best of Show award was for the pastel painting of Red Elk, a Lakota Sioux warrior, at the Cody Country Art League's annual art show, Cody, Wyoming. Pat's colored pencil painting Wood Ducks won second place at the same show.
In 2009 Pat's painting Great Grey Owl won 2nd in the Wyoming Artists Association's Show. Her Wyoming Big Horn Rams painting was selected to be hung in the Governor's Office 2009-2010.
Pat Kuper is currently represented in the Cody, Wyoming at the Fine Art Gallery and the Cody Country Art League, plus the Carbon County Art Guild in Red Lodge, Montana. She is a member of the Cody Country Art League, Pastel Society of America, Pastel Society of the Northern Rockies and New Mexico Pastel Society.