Patricia Taylor Holz
Patricia Taylor Holz is a multi-media freelance artist, designer, photographer, & Benjamin Moore home color consultant, mostly known for her murals, faux finishes, gilding & selfie wings around Loudoun County. She painted the 1823 Weiss Home mural & the Masters of Foxhounds Association ground-level mural with fellow artist Penny Hauffe.
Patricia has been painting all her life. She received a B.A. in Studio Art/ Minor in Theatre from FSU & an MFA in Set/Costume Design from U Mich. She also taught Art at The Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts Museum, various community centers, private/public schools & at Temple U. She taught summer camps at Howard CC & at the UMD and worked as production designer, professor & visual merchandiser as well.
After painting the windows at Saks 5th Ave. in NYC, she was made Visual Manager at the SFA Denver & assistant at the SFA in Bala Cynwyd, PA. Patricia was Regional Visual Manager for Tommy Hilfiger in 28 free standing stores across 8 countries in the Caribbean & Latin America. She also merchandised for The Gap, the Mark Bergsma Gallery in the Pacific Northwest & most recently at the Old Mill for the Waterford Fair.
After dyeing costumes, painting props & 50' scenery for film, video, ballet, television, theatre, opera, ice shows, MTV, MSNBC, Broadway, Disney & Jim Henson Prods in NYC, she prefers to work in a large format. She also worked on the 1st Disney Broadway productions of Beauty & the Beast & Julie Taymor’s Lion King. Her production work has been featured on: The Sundance Film Festival & TV Channel, at The Met, at the Lincoln Center Festival, Santa Fe Opera, Chicago Lyric Opera, at Opera
Omaha, at Florentine Opera, WI & at the National Gallery of Art in D.C. among others.