About the Author

Patrice Drago is a full-time artist and freelance writer with a lifetime of experience in the travel and hospitality industry. Growing up in hotels up and down the East Coast from Maine to Florida she used her artistic and journalism skills to create a unique and adventurous career with Marriott International. Moving to Annapolis in 2002, she began a slow transition to focus solely focus on producing, writing about and supporting art and the art community. Patrice is an Artist In Residence at Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts, and she exhibits and sells her work in Maryland, New York and Maine. She writes the monthly Gallery Column for the Annapolis Capital newspaper, is an officer on the Boards of Directors of MFA (Maryland Federation of Art), and the newly revitalized Annapolis Arts District. Contact Patrice at: www.patricedragofineart.com or www.patricedrago.com.

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The Annapolis Collection Gallery Weaves together Art and History

It’s impossible to be anywhere in downtown Annapolis and not feel the history of the town – from colonial times to the more recent history of the 20th century.  And there’s nothing more exciting than bringing history to life through art.  There are some masterful examples around town. One downtown gallery in particular invites you […]

May 21, 2015


Fine Art Celebrating the Old and the New

If you live in Maryland or have visited at some point, then you are aware of the magnificent diversity of the landscape, waterways, government, small industry and trade, and city life. Marylanders treasure and preserve the elements of historical significance that have created what exists today, while also embracing the new. Fine art plays a […]

January 30, 2015


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