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Patty Picks Perfect Props and more...

Are you ready to work with someone who can take your thoughts, layouts or sketches and turn them into unforgettable photographs? As a prop stylist/art director Patty offers original ideas ,will locate the props,

and coordinate everything needed to build the perfect photographic display.

Patty began attracting attention while creating memorable and classic visuals as a Master Designer for Marshall Field's Chicago landmark store. For nearly a decade, she was part of the design team that created grand holiday promotions such as the "The Big Tree" in the Walnut Room, "Santa's Cozy Cottage", and the holiday story windows. Patty also produced and directed fine china promotions, bridal events, and interior displays at the State Street store.

Her experience at Field’s led her to work with professional photographers, advertising agencies, and public relations firms. Before starting her freelance business Patty was employed by a large Chicago based photo studio working with several photographers at the same time. Casting models, wardrobe shopping , preparing production schedules and prop styling.Her flexible styling ranged from table top to elaborate room sets, from still-life to film.

Patty also operated her own retail store for eight years

offering her customers "good things for the home and soul."Patty traveled to trade shows purchasing unusual merchandise and creating elaborate forever changing visual displays for her customers delight.

Patty can and will listen to every concept, add her creativity and make photographic magic and visual masterpieces.She always brings something to the party...