The Awesome Awards - Nominations

Patricia Gagic
NOMINEE

Nominated by tracy lamourie
October 07, 2020
Patricia is an accomplished International Contemporary Artist and award-winning Author. She is the President of Patricia Karen Gagic Art Enterprise Inc. represented by a NYC agency, the Paul Fisher Gallery in West Palm Beach and Miami, Gallery on the Bay in Hamilton, Ontario, Artworld Fine Art in Toronto and [email protected] in France. Patricia has exhibited with BB International Fine Arts in Switzerland with her work accepted to Art Fairs in Geneva, Berlin, France, Austria, Zurich, London UK and Seoul, Korea. Exhibitions across North America included the Coda Gallery in New York, Meg Gallery, Peak Gallery and many others. Patricia has an impressive pedigree. In 1999 she began her solo mentorship with Master Artist Dragan Dragic in Savoillan, France. In 2007 Patricia was an Honorary Commissioner at the 52nd Venice Biennale in support of Transcendental Realism – art of Adi Da Samraj. Patricia received the Gold Medal in Photography, December 2018 from the Salon Nationale Beaux Arts (SNBA) at the Carrousel du Louvre in Paris. In 2019 her work was exhibited at the Salons des Independants, Grand Palais in Paris, Brussels 3F Art Fair and the World art event in Cannes. She is a Top 60 Master artist by ATIM in New York and recipient of the Silver Medal by the Societe Academique Arts, Sciences and Lettres of France. She has exhibited with Parallax Art Fairs in London, Chelsea and Kensington in the UK in 2018. She is also named Artist of the Year 2020 by ATIM. Karmic Alibi her first book published by Bettie Youngs Books was an Award Finalist in the 2014 USA Best Book Awards and a Finalist in 2015 International Book Awards in the Non-Fiction Narrative category. Karmic Alibi received the 2017 Book Excellence Award in the Non- Fiction category. She is a Co-author in the Amazon Best Seller Voices of Inspiration with Marlon Smith, RockStar Success stories with Craig Duswalt, Sexy without Boundaries with Hidi Lee, Rock Your Life with Craig Duswalt among others. “Karma and Cash” her first fiction book was released in 2015. Patricia is currently working on several other book projects including “The Black Snowflake”, “Thirsters and Quenchers”, “Anger to Zen”. Patricia has spoken on stages including the Harvard Club of Boston, Carnegie Hall NY and NASDAQ interviewing renowned celebrities including Walter O’Brien (Scorpion founder), Martha Stewart and Ice-T. Patricia is a Certified Meditation Specialist/Facilitator completing her Certification in Applied Mindfulness and Transformative Mindfulness and Mindfulness without Borders from Factor Inwentash Faculty of Social Work at the University of Toronto. She is also completing studies at Yale University. She is a Level 3 Feng Shui Consultant, a Reiki Master and loves playing computer Chess. She is a dedicated Rotarian (Oakville Passport club) and is a long-time community supporter. She was the founder of Kyralex Management Group and MLX Property Management with a successful career in banking and entrepreneurship. In 2013 she was Knighted as a Dame of the International Order of St. George Grand Prior of Canada. She is a member of the Ontario Cabinet for Friends of the Canadian Museum for Human Rights and a member of the Sir Edmund Hilary Foundation Board of Directors. Patricia is an Advisor to AiDA, Academy of Imagination and Dramatic Arts in Hamilton, Ontario. Patricia is the recipient of many awards and nominations, including Status of Women’s -Woman of the Year, YMCA Peace Medal, YWCA Women of Distinction and the Award of Excellence by the Toronto Women’s Expo. In 2017 she was presented the Excellence in the Arts for courage and commitment to human rights, dignity and freedom Award by the Canadian Civil Liberties Association. Patricia was recognized by WXN (Women’s Executive Network) as one of the Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada, awarded the BMO Arts and Communication category in 2015. In 2016 Patricia was the WXN Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada recipient in the Royal Bank Champions category. She received the WXN Top 100 award in the BMO Arts and Communication category in 2017. In 2018 Patricia was inducted into the WXN Top 100 Most Powerful Women in Canada Hall of Fame. In 2006, Patricia committed to building the first Buddhist library in Angkor Wat, Siem Reap, Cambodia. Her commitment to the Cambodian people flourishes with her relationship to Master Keo Ann. Together they built a school for poor children, an orphanage and school for the monks. She is involved in Boeng Meala, Cambodia with a library and Innovation House. Patricia is also a serving Advisor to Help Heal Humanity.