Born 1945, son of film maker Paul Mesnier and actress Andrée Servilanges, A natural artist and horseman Patrice’s first exhibition of paintinga and drawings was at the tender age of 15. Drawn to sculpture he studied under the tutelage of Jean Tinguely and Nicky de Saint in the Montparnasse studio once used by the sculptor Del Debbio.

He developed his own style of Iron Plate constructions, each piece is unique. His work in collections in Paris, New-York, Buenos-Aires, London, Amsterdam, Palm-Beach, Rome or Saint-Moritz. In February 1998, he was been chosen by the Taylor Foundation to create an exhibition. He also has been invited in numerous art shows (salons d’art animalier de Nançay, Rambouillet, Marly le Roi, La Celle Saint Cloud, Salon de Saumur “Horse and Legend”, and the first art show for artists specialized in animals at the Museum d’Histoire Naturelle de Paris).