Gary Patterson is one of Americaís most recognized popular artists. As far back as Gary could remember he always wanted to be an artist. Born and raised in California, Gary submerged himself in the world of art as a child. He was influenced by his fatherís artistic ability and was encouraged by his family to formally pursue his art. For over 4 decades now, Gary has amused us with his tongue-in-cheek portraits of sporting life, cat and dog portraits, and dramas that occur at the workplace. Today, millions of people own or recognize the distinctive characters that are a hallmark of Garyís work. Visit www.garypatterson.com to see more images.