Patricia Neil Lawton

Patricia Neil Lawton, born in Powell River, has had a rich career in the arts in British Columbia.  She worked as an illustrator in the advertising field in Vancouver for many years,  taught commercial illustration for the Vancouver School of Art and at Okanagan University/College and had the position of art teacher in the Secondary School at Waglisla, B.C.

Patricia paints “full time” and travels throughout B.C. exhibiting her works and instructing workshops in various communities, as well as instructing at the Shuswap Summer School of the Arts.

Lawton and her husband lived in Mexico for a year but returned to the Okanagan six years ago with their dog Maggie where Lawton continues to paint and teach.

Patricia has had over forty solo Art shows and been in many shows with other artists in Mexico, the USA and here in British Columbia.  Her works hang in many corporate and private collections around the world and may be found at the Hambleton Galleries in Kelowna and the Lloyd Gallery in Penticton. She sells greeting cards of her works in the Public Art Gallery in Vernon and various gift shops.

Hours of Opperation
Monday - Thursday
9:00am to 9:00pm
9:00am to 5:00pm
9:00am to 4:30pm

Closed Sundays
& Stat Holidays
  • Vernon Community Arts Centre
  • 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon, BC V1T 5G5
  • (250) 542-6243