Patricia Smith Colony

Pat was born and raised in New Hampshire, specifically Harrisville, where she has lived since the early 1960s. She earned a BA in Psychology from Keene State College, Keene, NH in 1973. After living in California and Mexico, she returned to Harrisville and worked at Harrisville Designs where she developed and managed the Marketing and Sales Department. Pat is co-owner of Harrisville Designs with her husband Chick, and serves as Creative Director. She headed up the art department and was responsible for all printed materials, advertising and new products for the company as well as establishing their first website.

Pat is proficient in weaving, knitting, color theory and other aspects of textile arts and has also has been responsible for Harrisville Designs Retail Store including their educational program. Pat has a strong presence in the local community, serving on non-profit boards and local committees.