Pat Moger is a native New Yorker, born and raised in Manhattan. Pat's father was a businessman, founder and president of a US subsidiary of a premier French perfume company. Her mother introduced Pat to the contemporary art scene in America. In the early 1960's her mother opened a prominent art gallery in NYC, featuring some of the most successful artists, even today, such as Alex Katz, Jane Wilson, Jane Freilicher, and Elaine DeKooning, to name only a few. Pat went to grade school in Manhattan and then onto Skidmore College majoring in business and economics, followed by Columbia University for her MBA. After Columbia, Pat started working for one of the largest trading companies in the world which designed, sourced and sold clothing for all genders to all the big box retailers, the likes of Target, Walmart, Lands End, Duluth, Dicks Sporting Goods, Anthropologie and more. She became Executive Vice President, responsible for over $100 million in sales, a division she started specializing in swimwear. The highlights of her career enabled Pat to travel the world, from St Tropez to New Delhi, researching evolving trends and then sourcing and manufacturing all over South East Asia. Pat retired in 2022 after 44 incredible years in the industry. Now time allows her to pursue other interests especially in the world of art, pickleball photography and gardening. Pat's husband, Scott Moger, was a trustee with The New York Academy of Art, and they now dedicate much of their time to working with emerging artists to help guide them through the next stages of their career thru their own personal contacts, networking with galleries and artist residencies such as Fountainhead Arts in Miami. Pat has a son and 2 grandchildren all born and raised in NYC. The 2 kids are in high school and share in her passion for the visual arts.