A studio artist residing in South Carolina, Patricia Kilburg has exhibited throughout the United States, and internationally. Her work has been featured in several publications, including American Craft, Sandlapper Magazine, and Magazine of the American Folk Art Museum, NY.
Ms. Kilburg studied at DePaul University, Chicago, IL, Greenville County Museum School of Art, Greenville, SC, and Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN. She has also been a regular participant in classes and workshops affiliated with the annual Quilt Surface Design Symposium, Columbus, OH.
She further honed her skills in mixed media by participating in the annual Encaustic Artists Conference at Montserrat College in Beverly, MA, and related workshops. Ms. Kilburg is currently teaching workshops in encaustic offered by the Greenville County Museum of Art and Furman University Continuing Education Program.
Ms. Kilburg uses a variety of materials as a means to explore her interest in certain themes, such as the ambiguity of time, the mysteries of nature, architecture and history. Recently she has been exploring the use of encaustic, the ancient art of painting with wax. Inspiration is nourished by her extensive travels.