Patrick Siler taught in the Washington State University Art Department for over 30 years. He earned his undergraduate degree from WSU in 1961 and received his masters degree from University of California Berkeley in 1963.
Siler's art is collected all over the United States and around the world. Some of his large ceramic walls, paintings and drawings are in the permanent collections of museums such as the non-profit Jun Kaneko Center for Creativity and The Bemis Center For Contemporary Art, both in Omaha, Nebraska.
Siler has exhibited his work in numerous museums and galleries around the country including the WSU Museum of Art, the Seattle Art Museum, The New Museum in New York City, The American Craft Museum in New York City, the Boise Art Museum, and the Chicago International Exposition.