Patricia Kapral has been teaching art for 20 years, in both private and public schools. She is a graduate of Virginia Commonwealth University, and holds a BFA in Art Education. She recently retired from teaching art at the high school level, and is now concentrating on her own art making. She specializes in drawing with oil pastels, but is also accomplished in painting and drawing in various media. Her works can be very expressive, or hyper realistic. She loves working with children of all ages and helping them to discover their own artist within.