Patrick grew up in Canberra, where he completed a cabinetmaking apprenticeship and Bachelor of Arts in New Media. During this time, Patrick became an active member of the Canberra theatre scene.
In 2011, Patrick moved to Perth to study at the Western Australian Academy of Performing Arts (WAAPA) in production design. While at WAAPA, Patrick designed for Sean OʼShea, Rachel Macdonald, Helpmann award-winning director John Sheedy and Olivier award-winning director Mathew Dunster.
In 2015, Patrick was a Black Swan State Theatre Company Emerging Artist and recipient of the Australia Council ArtStart program.