Hump Day Art

Patty Eljaiek (right) is a multidimensional visual artist who was born in Barranquilla, Colombia. She remained in the city of Columbia until the age of 3 when she moved to New York City. At the age of 12 she was introduced to the world of music literature.

Patty’s artworks stretch the imagination with a variety of mediums that include canvas art, jewelry, scrapbook, crochet charms, wall mural, silkscreening, printing blocks made from foam stickers, sculptures, old VHS cassettes and so much more.

In her younger years Patty’s art teacher encourage her to discover and explore her creativity. He helped her put together an art portfolio that showed Patty’s potential and thus helped with getting into The School of Visual Arts, which changed her life.

It was then that she realized the incredible gift that she shared with her family. She understood and became more drawn into learning and finding her artistic soul. At The School of Visual Arts she studied the old masters.

Patty Eljaiek married right after graduating. With a growing family and financial responsibilities art was reserved for home made birthdays, presents and special holidays, a s she states: “My children’s friends still have some of those princess wands, tooth fairy boxes and painted denim jackets that I gifted them”.

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