Award-winning international photographer Patricia Houghton Clarke is based near Santa Barbara, California. Her work has been featured in many exhibitions and publications in the United States and Europe. With a background in painting and drawing, as a self-taught photographer she is particularly interested in culture, history and human nature. She won the Halla Grand Prize in Prague for her series "Erasing LInes", a Merit Award in BLACK & WHITE Magazine's 2014 Portfolio Contest, an Honorable Mention in Photographer's Forum Magazine; had an extensive feature on her "Correspondences" series in Inspired Eye Magazine. Her "Unseen Santa Barbara" feature has just debuted in Santa Barbara Seasons Magazine.