In addition to exhibiting and selling her own work, Pat is a teaching artist with a focus on fiber techniques. She facilitates projects through the KY Arts Council, VSA Arts of KY, The Kentucky Center’s Arts in Healing program and several other organizations. Pat has been a quilt-maker for over 35 years and has been teaching fabric dyeing and surface design techniques for 10 years. Pat encourages individual expression, while also drawing from traditional fiber based techniques. Pat was presented the 2015 Teacher of the Year award by the International Association of Creative Arts Professionals, nominated by her peers for her contributions in teaching fiber arts processes to a variety of populations.