Pat Charley completed her MA in Design at UCBerkeley. She has worked as a technical draftsman and illustrator, art teacher, ceramic production designer, and a fine leather products designer for PCcoHandbags. She compliments her product design with strong graphic fine art paintings. She resides in Oakland with her husband, four cats, and a dog and enjoys riding in wild land urban interface with her lease horse. Her work is in national and international collections and her leathergoods are sold in quality retailers and museum shops.