Patricia Payne is a New Zealand artist and international Opera Singer. She resided in London for over 25 years, and regularly sang with Pavarotti, Domingo and Carreras at La Scala Milan, the Metropolitan Opera New York, Verona Arena, the Royal Opera House Covent Garden, Barcelona, Nice, Bayreuth…..
She now resides in Dunedin where she paints.
A dedicated angler, she combines fishing and art in a unique series of paintings – and religious icons.
Her work is sold throughout New Zealand and Australia – and in private collections in USA, Spain, Japan, France, Holland, Switzerland, Canada and UK. She is represented by the International Art Centre, Parnell, Auckland.
Patricia chose to respond to Claire Beynon’s poem, Eggs