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Larry "L.Jay" Patterson

Freelance Drawer & Cartoonist

Location:Tinton Falls, New Jersey, United States
Phone: 732.922.0290 (H)
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Larry has been drawing forever since his early childhood, mostly cartoons and comics, then later to the traditional areas of fine arts, sculpture, painting and other visual art mediums.
He was a student of Drawing, Painting and Sculpture at The Arts High School of Visual and Performing Arts in Newark, NJ. He has studied Life Drawing and Anatomy at The Arts Students League of New York, Terra Cotta Sculpture at The Educational Art Alliance of New York, and Figure Drawing at The Yard School of Art in Montclair, NJ.
He has had numerous teaching opportunities, first as an Artist-in-Residence in Newark's 15th Avenue Public School, then as an Art Instructor at the Monmouth County Teen Arts Festivals (2004, 2005 and 2007).
He has taught workshops in Cartooning, Pen and Ink Drawing, and Stone Carving at the Thompson Park Creative Center in Lincroft, NJ, a Cartooning workshop at The Middletown Township Arts and Cultural Center in Leonardsville, NJ, and an after school workshop in “How to Draw Caricatures” at the Eatontown Public Library in Eatontown, NJ.
He has exhibited his drawings at several local libraries in Monmouth County (Eatontown, Red Bank, Ocean), The Middletown Township Arts and Cultural Center, as well as The Newark Museum, South Orange Public Library, Paterson Community College, and the Belmar Arts Council in Belmar, NJ.
He currently teaches drawing classes in Cartooning and Illustration for children at the Inspired Minds Fine Art School in Lincroft, New Jersey. He resides in Tinton Falls, NJ with his wife and two children.
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