Patterson Clark has been harvesting D.C.'s exotic invasive vegetation for nine years, exploring its potential for use as art.
Patterson maintains a small community garden plot, where he grows garlic, stevia and cow peas.
M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts
B.A., biology and art, Hendrix College
The Washington Post: 1996-present
The Miami Herald: 1990-1996
Arkansas Gazette: 1983-1990
Malofiej Gold Award (informational graphics), 2006, for "The Unboring, Illustrated True Story of the Washington Area From 1600 to Right Now."
Society of News Design silver awards for illustration, informational graphics and design.
Member of the Miami Herald team of journalists awarded the 1993 Pulitzer Prize for Public Service, for coverage of Hurricane Andrew and its aftermath.
University of Arkansas at Little Rock Department of Journalism: Distinguished Service Award, 1991, for “Everyone’s Forest”
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