After studying at Manchester University in the early 80's Patrick worked for a time as a forester in Scotland. He went on to work for the National Trust in Cumbria before setting up as a full-time artist in
Working in acrylics, Patrick moves comfortably across a variety of subjects portraying them in his own distinctive style. At the begining of his artistic career he painted mainly natural history
subjects and was a member of the Society of Wildlife Artists. Nowadays he concentrates on landscape and in particular, strong light effects therein.
He has held two exhibitions in the Portico Gallery
in Manchester and has shown his work in a number of North West city galleries. His work has also been exhibited in various Cumbrian galleries including the Lake Artists Society Exhibition in Grasmere. In addition Patrick holds regular one man shows in
the Moot Hall, Keswick.