Patricia Ponikvar's

Creative Brush is an artist-owned working studio and premier gallery of fine custom oil paintings.  It is located in historic Old Town Manassas since 1991. The owner, Mary Reilly, co-chairs the Christian Artists Fellowship.

VECCA (Valley Educational Center for the Creative Arts) is dedicated to bringing the arts and the community together through educational and cultural programs.  Headquartered in Woodstock, Virginia, they operate the 7 East Art Gallery, which  is a member of the Virginia Artisan Trail and the Shenandoah County Artisan Trail.

A leading supplier of drawing and general art supplies. Very reliable, and very fast.

One of the first carousels I rode as a child was located at Euclid Beach Park, in Cleveland, Ohio.  The park closed years ago, but their Grand Carousel is now on display and is being restored at the Western Reserve Historical Society museum.  You can support this effort by "adopting" a horse.  Click here for details.

The links below offer additional information about color pencil art and about some of the places that have inspired my art. In addition, there is a link to the Christian Artists Fellowship, a support group that my husband and I lead for artists who would like to use their gifts in the service of God.

The Christian Artists Fellowship is a support group sponsored by New Covenant Fellowship, in Manassas, Virginia, where my husband is a co-pastor. The group is dedicated to finding ways to use the artists’ gifts in the service of God.

A site developed by a color pencil artist and teacher. Dedicated to “all things colored pencil.” Includes many instructional resources, kits, supplies, and an on-line magazine.

The Colored Pencil Society of America (CPSA) is the national association of artists who specialize in the color pencil medium. They also sponsor national-level shows and competitions for color pencil art.

.Cave Ridge Vineyard in Shenandoah County, Virginia, has commissioned a number of my original pieces for use on their wine labels.  They also sell my prints, notecards, and postcards in their tasting room

I am very proud of my youngest son and his sequential art abilities. This is his dedicated website for the cartoon world he has created.  It may soon become an animated cartoon.

The Freedom 58 Project is an effort to raise awareness about the problem of human trafficking.  They have engaged artists of all types to produce portraits of victims of human trafficking.. Their traveling art display is called the Faces of Freedom Exhibit.  I did a piece for them, too.