Patricia van Ryker
Ms. van Ryker began her career as a Production Designer in features and television and received an Emmy nomination for her work on the long-running hit show, "7th Heaven." Her documentary photography chronicling the street children of the Dominican Republic has been exhibited in the United States and Canada and she served three terms as Governor on the board of the Academy of Television Arts and Sciences. Now with Artists Confederacy, Patricia developed wrote and directed the documentary, "Twenty Five Hundred & One," which she also produced with Mr. Colby. She Co-Produced Mr. Colby's first three documentaries for the Artists Confederacy, "Jones Beach Boys," "Pirate For The Sea," and "Scotland's Caddies." She is currently developing a feature documentary on the life of surrealist artist and writer, Leonora Carrington and in early pre-production on a documentary concerning US small businesses and their impact on local economies.