Pattie Firestone Bio
Pattie Porter Firestone is a noted sculptor in Washington, DC and California. She works in metal, wood and ceramics. She makes table sized sculptures as well as larger garden sculptures. She made a series of bronze Chinese characters in various sizes for indoors and outdoors before she decided to translate them into earrings. She is enthralled with the beauty, expressiveness and the meaning of the brush stroke Chinese characters and even studied Chinese brush painting.
Firestone grew up in Atlanta, GA, went to Mount Holyoke College and later studied at the New York Studio School in Paris, Otis/Parsons School of Design in Los Angeles, The Corcoran School of Art in Washington, DC, and Anderson Ranch in Snowmass, CO. She has sculptures in the collections of Amazon.com, Herndon, VA, Art in the Italian Embassy in Rome, Lobby of Cathedral Commons Apartments, NW/DC, Montgomery College, Rockville, MD, Potomac Overlook Regional Park, Arlington, VA, The Aspen Institute, Aspen, CO and in many individual collections around the country.
For more about her sculpture see www.PattiePorterFirestone.com