Patrick Francis is a young, enthusiastic, emerging Australian artist. He communicates through his paintings and is noted for his vibrant kaleidoscopic effects and strong sense of colour and patterning. He has successfully exhibited in both Australian and overseas galleries and won numerous awards. During 2016 he exhibited widely throughout Victoria including the Splash Gallery at Phoenix Youth Centre in Footscray, the Linden Gallery, Clocktower Centre, Incinerator Gallery, Smorgan Gallery, Coburg Town Hall and Federation Square. Among his many achievements other recent artworks include the United Nations IDPWD Exhibition in New York, the Darebin Art Salon 2016 and Art Prize 2015, and the Sunshine Coast Art Prize 2016. In 2015-2016 he was selected for the Tirpur Art Fair Chennai and Bangalore Art Exhibitions in India, and he has commissioned artwork at the National Gallery of Victoria and VCAT. He is an exceptional young man providing a role model for other creative young people.