About

Waters Ink is a Printing Management & Consulting firm, started in 1988 by Pat Waters.

Clients have included universities, corporations, museums, paper companies and individuals that purchase large volumes of printed goods and/or produce printed goods. Other clients include foundations, artists and celebrities.

Pat, in collaboration with other individuals in the printing and publishing industry, assembles teams suited to each individual project. These teams may be large, or very small, depending upon the project. A typical team could include: graphic designers, calligraphers, illustrators, photographers, copywriters, bookbinders, printing companies, paper companies, and specialty finishing teams.

With over 50 years in the printing industry, Pat has worked with some of the most talented artists of various backgrounds. She has a BS in Printing Technology & Management, California Polytechnic State University, San Luis Obispo, CA. and a post graduate two year degree from Printing Institute of America’s Executive Development Program, Airlie, Virginia.

Prior to starting her own firm, Pat was Vice-President of Operations for printing firms in San Francisco and Silicon Valley. Among her clients were Adobe, Apple, Bank of America, City & County of San Francisco, Fairchild, Hewlett-Packard, Melvin Belli, Norton Simon Museum, Pacific Gas & Electric, Safeway, Security Pacific Bank, Silicon Valley Bank, Standard Oil, State Bar Association, Tab Products, and Wells Fargo.

Past & present Waters Ink clients include: Academy of Arts and Sciences, Annie & Duane Armstrong, Behring Museum, Blackhawk Realty, Blackhawk Country Club, Blackhawk Executive Offices, FJ’s Market, Friar’s Club Foundation, Gallo Winery, Grand Street Litho, Tom Flores Youth Foundation, Madden Charities, RADD Foundation, Roar Foundation, Scientific Games, and US Trucking. Currently, Pat is assisting artists in selling their limited edition giclees, prints and original oil paintings domestically and internationally.

Notable Projects

  • An Evening with Jay Leno – Newhall
  • Angel Ball – New York
  • Behring Museum Grand Opening with Jay Leno – Danville
  • Cast of Friends Party – Beverly Hills
  • Gladys Knight’s 50th Birthday Party – Las Vegas
  • Gladys Knight’s Party – Century City
  • Jean Claude Van Damme’s Press Conference – Chicago
  • John & Virgini’s Madden Celebrity Golf Tournaments – San Luis Obispo
  • John Madden’s 50th Birthday & Raiders Super Bowl Reunion – Lake Tahoe
  • Liza Minnelli’s Lifetime Achievement – Beverly Hills
  • Lottery Point of Purchase Displays for eight states
  • Milton Berle’s Birthday Party – New York
  • Milton Berle’s Birthday Party – Beverly Hills
  • The Practice Party – Beverly Hills
  • Red Buttons Birthday Party – Beverly Hills
  • Raider’s Super Bowl XV & XVIII Reunion Party – Lake Tahoe
  • Roar Foundation Party – Beverly Hills
  • Tom Flores Celebrity Golf Tournament – Reno
  • Various Weddings and Private Party Projects