Patrick Hiatt studied art at the University of Wisconsin in Madison and the American Academy of Art in Chicago during the turbulent sixties. After serving in the army he worked as an engineer and graphic illustrator. Later he enjoyed a successful career as an IT consultant which brought him to the Washington area. Now retired he is an award winning painter and exhibits regularly in local and regional shows. His work has shown in Wisconsin, Arkansas, Virginia, Texas and most recently, 2 galleries in Los Angeles, California.