Born in Leeds, England, she attended the School of Fine Arts and then the Royal College of Art, London, 1950-1953. Installed in France for 52 years, she has been busy for many years recreating the forms of life beyond life itself. We thus have the impression that in the world around us, the forms are always in search of another and definitive identity.
However, in this almost telluric approach of the world and life, only the sculptor seems able to draw a power and deflect a path. She/He alone seems to have to intervene and interfere to finally give an order to chaos and a symbol to destiny.
It is in this approach that one can appreciate the work of Pat Rowland. Every anthological exhibition strives to bring together the scattered fragments of the work to give the most complete dimension. And this is especially important for an artist like Pat Rowland who has practiced for so many years what might be called a sculpture of metamorphoses.