Doherty was born and raised in Winnipeg, Manitoba. He is the youngest
of five children. His father was descended from an Irish Canadian
family in Hampton, New Brunswick. And his mother is a Cree native
from Peepeekisis Cree Nation in the Qu’Appelle Valley in Saskatchewan.
since 1990, Patrick does not set out to create ‘aboriginal’
art, but his work has always been influenced by his native heritage.
Throughout his career he has experimented with various media, finding
much satisfaction combining unusual objects with traditional formats.
an urban native, Patrick continues to evolve creatively, but has
strong roots in his childhood traditions.
Recent appearences have included:
National Pow Wow (Skydome, Toronto) 1999-2003
Fine Art Exhibit (Upper Canada Law Society & City Hall Rotunda)
Temptation Restaurant. (Toronto) February
of Eden Show (Toronto) August 1998
shows back to 1991 when 18 oil paintings were displayed at Firehall
Arts Centre in Vancouver