World renowned artist and painter
Patrick (p.s.) Gordon is a world renowned artist and painter. He was born to pioneer Claremore parents, Janelle and Jack Gordon at the Franklin Hospital in 1953, and was delivered by his uncle, Dr. Minor Gordon. His. aunt, Elizabeth Gordon was Claremore’s first female mayor and is also a member of the Claremore Hall of Fame.
In 1965 at the age of 12 he held his first art show, selling his first painting for $60. By the age of 20, Gordon had gained a national attention with his series of one-man exhibitions at the Fishbach Gallery in New York City.
After graduating from Claremore High School in 1971, Gordon attended the University of Oklahoma for one year and then transferred to the University of Tulsa, graduating Phi Beta Kappa. In 2003 he was recognized as a distinguished alumni from TU. Gordon was inducted into the Tulsa Hall of Fame in 2013 and has been praised for his advanced techniques with watercolor, oil, and photography. His artistic creations have been enjoyed by millions around the world.