Patrick Hunter is a 2 Spirit Ojibway artist, graphic designer, and entrepreneur from Red Lake, Ontario. In 2011, he made the move to Toronto to pursue a career in the arts after completing the graphic design program at Sault College in Sault Ste. Marie, Ontario.
Working part-time and contract to contract made it clear to Patrick that a major career decision would need to be taken. Knowing that his cultural background was an asset to his success, in 2014 he launched Patrick Hunter Art & Design. Specializing in fine and digital artwork and designs from his Ojibway roots with the intent to create a broader awareness of Indigenous culture and iconography.
Since the launch of his design business, he has seen his business grow from creating custom paintings for individual clients to creating custom graphics for multinational corporations. By deciding to make his artwork more accessible to people through the sale of small prints, Patrick began a journey into retail. Once seeing how happy it made people having the artwork on their walls, he wanted to see people IN the artwork and launched small runs of clothing designs on various apparel pieces.
He’s worked with Rogers on many projects including creating the Orange T-shirts, the Chicago Blackhawks including design Mark A Fleury’s helmet and most recently designing the curling uniforms for Team Canada at the 2022 Winter Olympics in Beijing.
He currently resides in Toronto, and is busily preparing to launch a Made in Canada collection of apparel and housewares products.