Patrick Meehan is a California-born artist now residing in Old Town Alexandria, Virginia. He has steadily made a name for himself as one of America's premier artists. His love for painting is evident from his dedicated studies as well as his affinity for teaching. Previously at the San Diego Museum of Art, Meehan is currently teaching at the Academy Art Museum in Easton, Maryland. His land/seascapes, figurative paintings, character portraits and drawings have become well-known for their beauty and authenticity. In addition to his affiliation with Oil Painters of America, Meehan has been featured in James Lightner's Land of Sunlight, which highlights contemporary paintings of San Diego County's foremost artists.
Patrick was honored to be juried into the prestigous 2013 Oil Painters of America: Eastern Regional Exhibition at McBride Gallery in Annapolis, Maryland and the 2014 Oil Painters of America: National Show at the Bennington Art Center in Bennington, Vermont.