About Patrick


Patrick Williams is a prolific artist, independent scholar, writer, public speaker, and creator of monumental figurative works on paper using graphite and pencil. Patrick’s paintings and drawings have been shown in many solo exhibits and group shows throughout the United States, Japan, and China.  His work has been represented by galleries in Chicago, Seattle, Albuquerque, and Omaha.  

In addition to Celebration Flower Paintings, Patrick is CEO and Founder of Satori Innovation, a public speaking and creativity consulting business. He is also the Creative Director and Operations Manager of Satori Institute, an arts, education, and research non-profit organization.

Patrick holds black belts in Karate-do and Aikido with decades of experience training and teaching budo. Patrick holds a BFA in painting from the University of Nebraska, 1981.

His upcoming book Why We Need the Arts; Innovating a  Philosophy of Creativity. Soon to be published

Patrick lives in Omaha, Nebraska with his partner and artist comrade Rebecca Bronson and their two enchanting Ragdoll cats, Rosetta and Talik.

Patrick’s TEDxCU Talk

Creativity: Lost and Found

To view more of Patrick’s work: patrickwilliams.com

For information on Patrick’s Speaking/Consulting: patrickwilliamsstaycreative.com


To find out about our non-profit organization: satoriinstitute.org