Pat Smelkoff is an artist, designer and travel teacher as well as the author of “Juicy Fruits and Fragrant Flowers” published by Plaid Enterprises. She has designed projects for Paint Works, Painting and the Decorative Painter, which is the official publication of the Society of Decorative Painters.
Her teaching credentials have brought her to many conventions, namely Artist Expo-Houston, Texas; HOOT, Heart of Ohio Tole in Columbus, Ohio; and in October 2013, she will travel to Marlborough, Mass. to teach at the New England Traditions.
Smelkoff has studied Zhostovo stroke work under master artist Boris Grafov in Russia. She often teaches classes in painting in oils and acrylics as well as wax resist watercolor batiks.