Saunders Fine Arts is the husband and wife team of award-winning painter and designer Patrick Saunders and photographer and videographer Kimberly Saunders.
Currently documenting their travels in an Airstream Flying Cloud, the creative duo previously lived in Kansas City, New York, and San Francisco.
To follow their plein air painting journey, visit Plein Air Streaming.
Patrick Saunders is a realist painter who works in oils. He has studied with many renowned painters, including Mark English, Malcolm Liepke, Wilbur Niewald, Richard Schmid, and Burton Silverman. In 2001, he was featured as one of Southwest Art Magazine's 21 artists to watch under 31. His work has appeared in Southwest Art Magazine, Plein Air Magazine, Plein Air Collector, Communication Arts, the Society of Illustrators annual, and other publications. He is represented in Kansas City by the Eva Reynolds Fine Arts Gallery, and in Easton, MD by the Trippe Gallery. Prior to dedicating himself full-time to painting, Patrick worked as an illustrator, designer, animator, college instructor, and group creative director on both the agency and client sides of the advertising industry.
For more about Patrick and his body of work, click on the Paintings tab, or visit Patrick Saunders Fine Arts.
Kimberly Saunders specializes in a hybrid of photography and video. She strives to capture life's important moments for her personal clients, and frequently photographs people, pets, and landscapes for Patrick's studio paintings and commissioned portraits. For commercial clients, Kimberly aims to create dynamic, brand enhancing imagery. Her commercial clients include Meers Advertising, Lead Bank, the Great Plains SPCA, and San Francisco Animal Care and Control. Kimberly has also donated countless volunteer hours to numerous animal shelters and rescues, photographing more than 3,000 adoptable pets at shelters and rescues in Kansas City and San Francisco since 2010.