Patrick Beldio has a Ph.D in Religion and Culture from Catholic University, an MFA in sculpture from the George Washington University, and a BA in philosophy and BFA in sculpture from the University of Notre Dame. He has lived in Rome, Italy and Pondicherry, India for cultural research and education. He has won many awards like the Artists Fellowship Program Grant by the DC Commission on the Arts and Humanities, Sculptor of the Year by the Consortium of the Arts in Washington, DC/Walnut Creek, CA, and artist-in-residence fellowships. His capabilities run the full gambit of sculpture methods and options including, relief works or small sculptures, life size portrait busts and torsos, medium size works, life-size figurative works, and monumental projects. Patrick is a master sculptor utilizing a broad range of materials including: clay, bronze, wood, plaster, steel, glass, precious metals, clear acrylic, and light. He assists clients in capturing an initial vision and he is especially skilled in working with customers to design an affordable budget.