Born and raised in Chicago, Illinois, Patricia Bohannon uses her gift to inspire and lift the social consciousness of her audience. After many years of freelancing as a graphic artist and sign painter, marring and raising two children, Bohannon returned to school in 1985, receiving a Bachelor of Arts degree in secondary education from Chicago State University where she graduated with high honors After graduating Patricia worked as an Art Instructor for the Chicago Public School System. In 1994 she moved to Atlanta, Georgia where she worked for the Fulton County Board of Education. Since retiring in 2010, she spends her time creating art in multiple genres: painting, glass, fiber clay, ceramic, metal and glass.
After living in Stone Mountain Georgia for more than twenty years, she now resides in Goodyear AZ, where she continues to explore the creative process.
Three works from her Visual Odes series were featured in the February 2020 African-American History Edition Unity Magazine. In 2019 she was the featured artist for the Vision and Sound : An African American Experience. Her art is currently on exhibit in the Sedona Art Center in Sedona Arizona.