• About Patricia

    Headshot_thumbPatricia Viel is a Vancouver artist specialising in pet portraits, people portraits and landscapes. Working from her Kitsilano studio, Viel paints with oils. Many of her paintings are done from supplied photographs. Viel is an award-winning jewelry designer who in recent years has focused on painting. “My favourite subjects are More ▶
  • Art show a success

    patricia-viel-art-show-picThanks to everyone who dropped by during my art show in December 2015. The group show featured four fresh artists who came together to showcase their recent work. I had about 20 pieces hanging, including my new pet portraits. Besides myself, the show featured work by Laszlo Katona, Florian Botos, More ▶
  • Painting Mathilda

    mathilda-painting-featured-postWhen I visited the local SPCA last summer to take some photos of dogs, I couldn’t resist Mathilda’s “take me home” smile! I already have two dogs at home, but I had to capture her spirit in a painting. Below is a series of images showing my progress. I start More ▶