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Hawaii's Nature Artist
Owner of Naturally Hawaiian Gallery in Waimanalo

Owner of Naturally Hawaiian, is a renowned nature artist who was born and raised in Hawaii. At age 38 he has already acquired international recognition for his intricately detailed art and books on Hawaiian wildlife.

By working "in the field" for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ching spent a good part of his life exploring remote areas of the islands getting to know intimately the creatures and places that inspire his work.

Patrick lived and worked at the Kilauea Lighthouse Wildlife Refuge on Kauai since 1987. In 1991 Hurricane Iniki left him looking for a new home. With his favorite horse 'Ilima and dog Kaiko, Patrick moved to Waimanalo on the Island of Oahu.

Among his biggest accomplishments were the 1986 Hawaiian Telephone Phone Book Cover featuring Haley's Comet, a one man show in Governor Waihe'e's office in 1987, Hawaii's first Wildlife Conservation Stamp featuring our state bird the nene (goose) and a hundred foot mural for the Salt Lake Public Library depicting the artist's favorite historic scenes from the Salt Lake/Moanalua area.

Patrick spent most of his life in Moanalua and graduated from high school there in 1980. Ching also attended Leeward Community College, the Academy of Arts, and Otis/Parsons School of Design in Los Angeles.

Being an avid athlete, Patrick has participated in little league baseball, high school wrestling, professional boxing and rodeo bullriding. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys surfing,fishing, ridiing his horses and hanggliding

In 1996 Patrick Ching, with the help of many friends, opened Naturally Hawaiian Gallery and Gifts in Waimanalo.

The artistry of Patrick Ching has been featured in various newspapers and television shows and in several local and national magazines including Wildlife Art News, Audubon, and Birders World.


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Patrick Ching (born 1962) is a wildlife artist, ornithological illustrator, and author of children's books including coloring books.

Patrick Ching, is known as Hawaii's Nature Artist. His natural talent mixed with formal training at Otis/Parsons School of Design in Los Angeles quickly launched Ching into an internationally known and respected painter. Ching advanced his talents after college by working in the field for the US Fish and Wildlife Service where he explored remote areas of the islands, learning the creatures and places that inspire his work. He soon gained international recognition due to his paintings remarkable likeness to photographs. By working "in the field" for the U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service, Ching spent a good part of his life exploring remote areas of the islands getting to know intimately the creatures and places that inspire his work.

Ching's works of art can be seen on the 1986 Hawaiian Telephone Phone Book Cover featuring Haley's Comet during a one man show in Governor Waihe'e's office in 1987, as well as Hawaii's first Wildlife Conservation Stamp featuring the Hawaii state bird the nene (goose.) A hundred foot mural for the Salt Lake Public Library depicting the artist's favorite historic scenes from the Salt Lake/Moanalua area on the island of Oahu also dons Ching's work.

Ching has been celebrated as the "feature artist" for various events around the island including the 2008 Haleiwa Arts Festival and the "CELEBRATION of the SEA" Art Miles Murals Project Hawaii 2008. Additionally, his artwork has been featured in various newspapers and television shows and in several local and national magazines including Wildlife Art News, Audubon, and Birders World. He is also a prolific author of many detailed books on Hawaiian wildlife.

Ching continues to dedicate his life to preserving and capturing the essence of the islands through art by donating his time and talents for various outreach programs within the community, including conducting free art classes at local elementary schools. In 1996 Patrick Ching, with the help of many friends, opened Naturally Hawaiian Gallery and Gifts in Waimanalo and most recently Patrick Ching Art in Princeville, Kauai. He also conducts regular art classes at private sessions from his gallery, via webcam, or at workshops around the world.

Ching's commissioned artwork can be seen the homes of royalty, celebrities and art collectors around the world.

In his spare time, Patrick is an avid athlete and has participated in little league baseball, high school wrestling, professional boxing and rodeo bullriding. An avid outdoorsman, he enjoys surfing,fishing, riding his horses, bull riding and hang gliding. He is also performs the dangerous job of rodeo clown.

"I paint the places and things that I love with the colors that have surrounded my life. My objective is to take the beauty that I have experienced and bring it into people's homes and their lives so that they may appreciate the things that are Naturally Hawaiian." Patrick Ching

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Some of Patrick's accomplishments include:

Being Hawaii's top high school artist receiving college scholarships to California College of Arts and Otis/Parsons Art Institute in 1980, a one man show at Governor John Waihe'e's office in 1984, being Hawaii's youngest artist to design the GTE Hawaiian Telephone book cover featuring Halley's comet over Mauna Kea observatories in 1986, being the only artist ever from Hawaii to be juried into the prestigious "Birds in Art" exhibit in Wausau, Wisconsin featuring the worlds best bird artist in 1887 and in 1988, and being selected from an international pool to paint Hawaii's first wildlife conservation stamp in 1996. In that same year he opened Naturally Hawaiian Gallery in Waimanalo.

The artistry of Patrick Ching has been featured in various newspapers and television shows and in several local and national magazines including Wildlife Art News, Audubon, and Birders World.

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