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BRAD HORN/Nevada Appeal Mimi Patrick cuts a clay piece at her studio Argenta Earth and Fire in Gold Hill on Wednesday. Patrick began making clay art 36 years ago when she took a class at a community college.

Argenta Earth and Fire Co.

1631 Main St., Gold Hill


Name: Mimi Patrick

Job/position: Proprietor

Family: Two grown children and two grandchildren.

Where I grew up: Reno

My first job: Filing at Nevada Bell

How I got it: My father was the assistant general manager. I was 16.

Favorite pastimes: Making pottery, fishing, reading and camping.

Best advice I ever got: Do what you love to do.

What I would do with $1 million: Give it to St. Mary’s Art Center.

My inspiration: In my work, I guess organic forms found in nature. In life, anything having to do with art.


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