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Pat Berryhill: Through An Artist's Eye

Influenced by outside the box artists such as Warhol, Dali and Basquiat, Pat Berryhill approaches the classical with a new eye. She blends traditional photography with the technology of this generation, using her cellphone rather than a professional camera. Then she takes it even further by adding paint to her photos.
Berryhill is working on a series titled “Through an Artist’s Eye” for Art-o-mat.  Art-o-mat, created by Clark Whittington, is a popular art vending machine ( creatively repurposed from cigarette machines) that has locations all around the world. Berryhill’s inspiration for her Art-o-mat project comes from her love of the city of Winston-Salem, NC, which she calls home, and from the works of Alexis Rhone Fancher and Chad Beroth.
“Each Art-O-mat set is a set of 50,” Berryhill explained. “They are based on photos taken in Winston Salem and the surrounding area. I actually attach the photo to blocks slightly larger than 2” X 3”, and then outline sections with a Sharpie. I clear coat them and this makes the photo ink bleed, creating a marbling effect that obscures the actual photo, leaving the lines only. Then I go back and paint in the picture with acrylic paints.”
Upon completion, Berryhill’s art pieces will be distributed through Art-o-mat’s refurbished cigarette machines. http://www.artomat.org
A poet as well as a visual artist, Berryhill is currently working on a poetry manuscript. She has been published in Incunabula, Salem College’s literary magazine, and Change Seven Magazine. Her work has been shown at Carlye Womble Gallery at The Milton Rhodes Center for The Arts, and at Studio7 in Winston-Salem, NC. She’s got  an upcoming project incorporating art and poetry through AFAS, Art For Art Sake, a non-profit artist collective. See more of her work on Facebook: Pat Punk Pop or check her out on Instagram @patpunkpop.

Rainy Night. Main St. Downtown Winston Salem.

Rainy Night. Main St. Downtown Winston Salem.


Main St. Downtown Winston Salem. Wachovia Bldg.

Main St. Downtown Winston Salem. Wachovia Bldg.


Liberty St. Reynolds Bldg. (prototype for the Empire State Bldg.) The Winston Tower.

Liberty St. Reynolds Bldg. (prototype for the Empire
State Bldg.) The Winston Tower.


Downtown Winston Salem.

Downtown Winston Salem.


Art-o-mat blocks. #1

Art-o-mat blocks. #1


Art-o-mat blocks. #2 Scheduled Release Date: March 2016

Art-o-mat blocks. #2 Scheduled Release Date: March 2016


Pat Berryhill

Pat Berryhill


Pat Berryhill is a junior at Salem College in Winston-Salem, NC. She is seeking her Bachelors in creative writing and English. She has been published by Change Seven Magazine and  Incunabula. Her artwork has shown at the Womble Carlyle Gallery at the Milton Rhodes Center for the Arts and Studio7.

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