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Local Artist Creates United Way Campaign Poster For The Second Time

April 30th, 2017

Local Artist Creates United Way Campaign Poster For The Second Time



On Thursday, May 4thUnited Way Campaign Chair Joe Gorder, unveiled the 2017 campaign theme and poster art, Heart of the Community, created by local artist Patti Schermerhorn.

Influenced by history of the city around her, Schermerhorn�s art style is vibrant and full of texture. She paints with a signature mosaic, layering style. Her art symbolizes the pride we have in our city�past, present and future.

Just as United Way brings people together for the common good, Schermerhorn�s art also brings us together, sending a message of hope, touching hearts, and bringing color into what can be a very monotone period of struggle for some.

Artists Artwork On Fiesta Medal

March 26th, 2017

Artists Artwork On Fiesta Medal

St. Mary's University unveils it's 2017 Fiesta Medal for it's 101st annual Oyster Bake. The artwork was created by local artist and alumni, Patti Schermerhorn.
Medals are available at the FIESTA store on Broadway and at St. Mary's University. Money raised at the annual Oyster Bake supports scholarships for students to attend St. Mary's University.

Alumni Artist Creates 2017 Oyster Bake Poster

March 24th, 2017

Alumni Artist Creates 2017 Oyster Bake Poster

SAN ANTONIO - Fiesta is less than a month away, but on Thursday afternoon Fiesta Oyster Bake unveiled its 2017 poster.

This years Fiesta Oyster Bake poster was created by Patti Schermerhorn, a graduate of St. Marys University.

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Schermerhorn said it took her nearly four weeks to complete the project and believes it captures the true spirit of San Antonio.

"We went with something classic," Schermerhorn said. "We went with St. Lewis Hall, which is the forefront of the school when you pull up. And we did Shucky and lots of casacrones and the carnival, and kind of really stuck with the whole heartbeat of Fiesta."

Fiesta Oyster Bake will kick off April 21 and go through April 22. It will mark the events 101st anniversary.

The events mission is to raise money for student scholarships.

Artwork Donated To Blanco County Courthouse

March 11th, 2017

Artwork Donated To Blanco County Courthouse

"Blanco County Courthouse" an original art piece by Patti Schermerhorn was recently donated to Blanco County during last week's Commissioner's Court meeting. The painting was presented by the owner of the Art Gallery, Texcetera's Patty Elliott, who also participated in the donation.
Blanco County is thrilled to have this fabulous painting of their courthouse, which now hangs in the reception area of Judge Bray.

Local Artist Featured At Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort And Spa

February 28th, 2017

Local Artist Featured At Hyatt Regency Hill Country Resort And Spa

It is great pleasure that I share with you the local art by Patti Schermerhorn for sale in the General Store. You may be familiar with some of Pattis works, she has 7 designs used at HEB for their recycled bags, she has been commissioned for the art in the United Way campaign as well as the Fiesta Oyster Bake. Patti will be joining us over Summer to discuss her art with our guests. Please send any guests down to the GS looking for a great gift to bring home with them

To learn more about Patti and her art you may visit http://patti-schermerhorn.pixels.com/

In the General Store we have 3 original works of art. An assortment of Select Signed Prints and greeting cards.







Cool Beans, Cool Art

February 8th, 2017

Cool Beans, Cool Art

Artists artwork used on Newest Spring Bean Box. Theses make fabulous individual or corporate gifts.
Cool Beans Box with the goal of celebrating Texas, its talented makers, artisans, small business owners and women-owned shops! They continue to work towards this mission to ensure their gift boxes are filled with the best artisan-made goods from across The Great State of Texas. Every box that you receive is truly Thoughtfully Sourced. Proudly Delivered. Visit: www.coolbeansbox.com

Artists Third Book Cover

January 1st, 2017

Artists Third Book Cover

This is the third partnering with author, Stephanie SICIARZ in her delightful series. Her new book, Rum for the Pineapple Cup, hit the Amazon store in December of 2016. If you have not yet read the series, I highly encourage you to do so.
Island magic strikes again. Not the meddling mangoes or sketchy sea this time, but rather one Cora Silverfish, proprietor of Pineapple Jewelry and Gems. Forced to buy his wife Ms. Lila a last-minute birthday gift at Coras shop, Raoul Orlean, Head of Customs and Excise, finds himself entangled in Coras affairs, from Customs fraud to her connection with the criminal Curator of Ohs Parliamentary Museum. Worse, her bewitching gemstones are turning Raouls world upside down: he begins to doubt his wife, his best mates, and even his favorite book at the library. When Raouls investigations into Cora and the Curator put in jeopardy not only those he loves, but the black-and-white philosophy he holds dear, too, Raoul must learn to make peace with...

The Making Of A Masterpiece

July 28th, 2016

The Making Of A Masterpiece


The Making of a Masterpiece
Subject: Patti Schermerhorn, Texas Hill Country Feature Artist
By Spring Sault
Meet a consummate fine artist making commonplace Texas Hill Country sites, settings and even inanimate objects into kaleidoscopes of color. Patti Schermerhorn makes masterpieces from acrylic paint seem like a walk in the park. In fact, her San Antonio Series includes just that a walk in the park. The River Walk, to be exact. Patti has been working her craft since 2008 professionally, but over her entire lifetime personally. Growing up in Panama, the education system introduced her to art and artistry by way of its regular programming in pottery, drawing and all mediums of painting. Focusing on many different mediums, as she explains it, she enjoyed every single class and project, finding it serene, and continuing to this day to use art to clear her mind and take her away. Although that may have been where she got the original desire, her time in the Texas...

HEB Partners With United Way And Artist

January 17th, 2016

HEB Partners With United Way And Artist

United Way of San Antonio/Bexar County continued to raise funds for their 2016 Campaign by partnering with HEB and Artist Patti Schermerhorn as HEB's newest recycle bags hit their stores in October. The recycle bags continued the theme of this years Campaign poster, which was created by Schermerhorn, and created into a limited edition bag to help raise more funds for the campaign.
The bags will be available throughout the San Antonio market until they sell out.

Interview With DiaNocheDesigns

October 15th, 2015

Interview With DiaNocheDesigns

http://bit.ly/Patti-SchermerhornArtist Name Patti Schermerhorn
Artist Bio
Patti grew up in Panama and has lived in San Antonio for the past three decades. Because both places are full of culture and color, they have been a big inspiration for creating her artwork. Her unique mosaic style is vibrant in color and happy in tone. She uses vivid color in all of her art pieces as she believes it truly sets a tone and movement creating passion in those who view it.

Artist Inspiration
"My Caribbean Series is inspired by my frequent travels there. I love the bright colors of the Caribbean and it is fun to integrate them into everything from my version of a Sea Turtle to the houses that dot the hillsides."

Artist Location Texas, USAArtist Interview
Recently we were lucky to have the opportunity to interview Patti and find out more about her.

Whats your favorite piece of work that you have created?
My favorite piece of art is entitled...

 

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