Conversation about a drawing, and Norman.
This appears to be an early draft of Patrick’s story about Norman Yanikun, which I’m including because it may include additional details of interest to Norman’s family. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
This is the transcript of a 12-minute conversation with Patrick, recorded on 8 Oct 2014. Man, I love hearing his voice. The recording is way too long to post here, unfortunately, so you’ll just have to imagine the sounds of our laughter over the clinking of frequently refilled scotch glasses, the zoom-zoom noises he used (more)
I received this note from a private collector who has one of Norman’s paintings, shown here. I am sharing with their permission. As you’ve read recently, Patrick’s story about Norman has helped reconnect some long-lost family members. This information further extends the tale. JPI’m the son of Patrick of Meadows.
“If not for the beautifully written piece, Naomi and I would not have found each other. Thank you. Thank your father from beyond for us, please!” Unlike some other web sites of mine, I have no misgivings about hosting and developing patrick-meadows.com. This site gives insight into our families, shares examples of Patrick and Stephanie’s (more)
Conversation with Patrick about his few remaining paintings, and specifically the one he wanted to go to Ivonne. I started the recorder just after asking about the small painting of nine people. Near the end of the recording we talk about a painting by Norman Yanikun. That painting is for sale to help defray the (more)
A few weeks ago, I was amazed to hear from Norman’s daughter and niece, inspiring me to search the files for other pieces my dad may have written about the artist. Yesterday I discovered this story. Now it’s formatted so that I can share it here. Norman came out of the stone cottage through the (more)
Over forty years ago, Patrick undertook the idea of conflating Stephanie’s story with that of Norman’s, as documented on this page titled A Romeo and Juliet Story. You’ve read elsewhere how Stephanie was forced to give up her only child (Tim), while Norman had no desire to be involved with his daughter (Bonnie). It appears (more)