Patrick Pye

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Patrick Pye (born 1929 in Winchester, England, died Dublin, Ireland 8 February 2018) was a sculptor, painter and stained glass artist, resident in County Dublin.[1]


Major commissions can be seen across Ireland. In 1999 a retrospective of his work was exhibited by the Royal Hibernian Academy. He is a founding member of Aosdána.[citation needed]

He has been described as "the most important creative artist in the sphere of religious thought in Ireland in our time".[2]


  1. ^ "Patrick Pye, stained-glass artist and 'one of the great individualists', has died". The Irish Times. Retrieved 24 December 2018.
  2. ^ O'Doherty, E. F. (Summer–Autumn 1981). "Apples and Angels by Patrick Pye". Studies: An Irish Quarterly Review. Irish Province of the Society of Jesus. 70 (278/279): 244–246. JSTOR 30090360.

External links[edit]

  • Aosdána biographical note
  • Patrick Pye's website
  • McAvera B. "Patrick Pye, Life and Work" Four Courts Press, Dublin, 2013.
  • Fitzsimons R.B. "Arthur O'Leary and Arthur Sullivan, Musical Journeys from Kerry to the heart of Victorian England". Doghouse, Tralee, 2008