This website consists, generally, of
catalog pages (overviews) and detail pages. The catalog pages
contain many small images. When you are in a catalog page, you click
on any small image. This takes you to a detail page showing a larger
view of that work. You click again on the larger image of the work
and are brought back to the catalog page.
There are three main catalog pages:
Paintings, and Furniture.
Floor Art is divided into
Patricia Dreher's floor pieces as laid down in the clients' homes,
together with the client's furnishings, cabinets, and other art.
Themes shows groups of
floor pieces (which may be from actual installations or from the
artist's sketchbook) all having the same general cultural reference
point or motif, namely:
catalog pages) -- pieces inspired by Japanese textile art, or
generally by East Asian ideas
Mesa -- pieces
inspired by indigenous rug weavers of the American Southwest
pieces inspired by classical Italian themes, mostly tile designs
catalog pages) -- pieces with a broad variety of motifs not
elsewhere classified, from ancient to very contemporary.
Secrets: a page of
background information about how floor painting is done and about
Patricia Dreher's distinctive qualities as a floorcloth artist
Reviews: Print media
coverage of Patricia Dreher's work
Paintings refers to Patricia
Dreher's paintings on stretched canvas for the wall, and is divided
for convenience into:
Furniture lists pieces where
Patricia Dreher has either applied a painting to a surface on a
piece designed by others, such as a table top, or has designed the
entire piece (such as a screen).
In addition to the catalog pages, there is a
page of biography, and a
You can navigate the main pages by clicking
on the menu to the left, the menu on top, the menu on the bottom, or the outline on
this page. You can also back out of any
detail page by clicking on the Category > Subcategory > Title links found on the
top of each detail and subcategory page.
If you encounter broken links or
other problems navigating this web site, please contact