Pat was born and raised in the beautiful, traditional Okanagan territory and it is only recently that her artistic side came forth once again. Having raised her four children, it was time to follow her passion. She is studying the Nsyilxcen language and expanding her art style with watercolour as well as beading. Pat works in various mediums from traditional to contemporary. Her inspiration for her pieces derives from stories, dreams and a heartfelt desire to develop dialogue with the viewer on important issues.