Biography: James Patrick (1911-1944), Born: Cranbrook, British Columbia; Studied at Chouinard Art Institute (Los Angeles); Member: California Water Color Society. James Patrick grew up in Southern California and attended high school in Hollywood. In the late 1920s, he received a three-year scholarship to study at the Chouinard Art Institute. During the...... read more
One of my vague memories of my early childhood is going to the circus. I think my dad loved it as much as I did. After his death his father took me there as well, and I have a very vivid remembrance of a lion in his cage urinating on me. I thought it was warm rain, and grandpa got a healthy laugh over it. After that I always wanted to go and especially see the lions.
Courtesy of son, Ian Patrick