Patricia Lewis Mote
Patsy Mote has been a lifelong contributor to the arts, as an artist, graphic designer, teacher, program developer and volunteer. Her work has been presented in juried shows and traveling exhibitions, her graphics displayed on billboards and in political campaigns, and her counsel has shaped numerous, wide-ranging arts organizations.
In 1998 Patsy moved to the University of Maryland where her husband was appointed president. As first lady of the campus, she actively supported the Clarice Smith Performing Arts Center as a spokesperson and on the Center's Leadership Board. She has co-chaired the Center's founding gala event and was gala chair for the David C. Driskell Center for the African Diaspora in 2002.
Mrs. Mote has served on numerous boards, commissions and panels including the ARCS Foundation, Prince George's Art in Public Places Panel, Maryland State Arts Council and the Annapolis Arts District Commission. Patsy is currently a Board Member of the Maryland Hall for the Creative Arts.
She is the author of a 5-star book titled "Great Menus - Seasonal Recipes for Entertaining" published in 2011.