Patrick Pye was born in Winchester 1929 and grew up in Dublin. He started painting in 1943 under the sculptor Oisín Kelly. Later he studied at the National College of Art. In 1957 he received a scholarship to attend the Jan Van Eyck Academy in Holland.
He is a founder member of Aosdána (an affiliation of creative artists in Ireland).
For a selection of work by Patrick Pye click here.