Pat is an award-winning photographer in Yellowknife.
He takes a documentary approach to stories about people and life in Northern Canada with a special focus on issues important to Indigenous people, including the relationship between land and identity.
Pat is a National Geographic Society grantee, a Royal Canadian Geographical Society grantee, and an alumni of the World Press Photo Joop Swart Masterclass.
Pat is the co-founder and president of the Far North Photo Festival — a platform to help elevate the work of visual storytellers across the Arctic. He’s also a mentor with Room Up Front, which is a mentorship program for emerging BIPOC Canadian photojournalists.
Pat identifies as mixed Indigenous/settler as a proud Algonquin Anishinaabe member of the Timiskaming First Nation (Quebec).
He’s part of the photo collectives Indigenous Photograph and Boreal Collective.
Clients include: The Atlantic, The Globe and Mail, Harper's, Macleans, National Geographic, The New York Times, World Press Photo among others.