Patrick McGrath Muñiz is a Houston based artist from Puerto Rico, that works primarily with oil paintings on canvas and retablos. His work is inspired after Renaissance, Baroque and Latin American colonial paintings while addressing issues such as colonialism, consumerism, and climate change.
Some of his previous solo shows have been at Museo de las Americas, San Juan, PR, Museo Convento de las Capuchinas in Antigua, Guatemala, Mesa Contemporary Arts Museum, Mesa, Arizona. La Luz de Jesus Gallery in Los Angeles, CA and the Fort Worth Community Arts Center, Fort Worth, Texas. Patrick's work has also been shown at the Bronx Museum of Art, NY, Spanish Colonial Arts Museum, Santa Fe, NM, Museo de Arte de Puerto Rico, and Museo de Arte de El Salvador.
He obtained a Bachelor’s Degree (Magna Cum Laude) in Fine Arts from the School of Fine Arts of San Juan, Puerto Rico in 2003 and a Masters Degree (Suma Cum Laude) from the Savannah College of Art and Design in 2006. Patrick's work can be found at the Albuquerque Museum of Art and History, The Spanish Colonial Arts Museum in Santa Fe, New Mexico and the Mesa Contemporary Art Museum, in Mesa, Arizona, as well as a number of private collections in the United States, Europe, the Caribbean, and Latin America.