All of Pat’s work is done in Acrylics and is Framed and For Sale
Back Home at Last
Pat Daley is a native of Haverhill, Massachusetts who has lived in New Hampshire, Vermont, Maine, Maryland, and lately in Sarasota, Florida for 25 years. Growing up she traveled with her parents around the country and into Canada and Mexico. The scenes, colors and different locales have imprinted themselves and are now showing in her artwork. Her experience as a glass artist has also contributed to her growth as a painter.
After the passing of her husband, Dr. Seymour Isenberg in 2013, things started to change rapidly for her. One of her employers, Stanley Ferro (Owner of the Playhouse restaurant in Dennis in the late 1970s-mid 1980s) had decided it was time to retire and sell his “Ophelia’s on the Bay” restaurant in Sarasota and come back to his hometown of Dennis. “You’re coming with me, right?” he asked her. Without question, Pat agreed and for three years, they summered here at his home in Yarmouthport while when back in Florida, packed to move and finally have made it full time on Cape Cod.
“People ask why I am so excited to back here. It is more relaxed, no highway noise, no 6 lane roads jammed with traffic and wholly different appearance. Each house has its own personality, a different color and style, and a front yard and back yard and more than 10 feet away from the neighbors and no HOA condo-commandos hiding behind the palm trees. I was beginning to feel I was living in a sardine can and crowded in with five 1200+ house developments being built within 4 miles of us. It shouldn’t take 40 minutes to drive 8 miles to work. I had finally had enough of Sarasota and needed to get back home to New England. We were both read to come home”
So now in a a tranquil state of mind, Pat is able to sit and paint the views of the Cape that she finds special after being away so long. It’s her joyful celebration of what makes living in this area enjoyable. The views that are overlooked often as every day scenes have small details, colors and atmosphere nowhere else but only are found here on Cape Cod and found in her landscape paintings.
“As a final note, this past summer has been very hard on artists and craftspeople with no opportunities to show their craft in 2020. I have priced my work to be affordable for purchase but taking consideration that after the commission, still will realize something for the artistic talent and time–although not full value. It’s part of surviving the Covid 19 virus that has hurt the visual arts-we all have to give a little to support each other. Without the Cape Cod Art Center, this solo show web opportunity would not be available to artists to book space on their site and reach more viewers. The CCAC also encourages people to develop their talents with classes on site or via internet sessions. Until this virus is conquered, we have to be creative in how to reach an audience. I certainly appreciate this chance to reach people to show my artwork. Support your local artists and craftspeople, we need you now more than ever.”