Also known as
Clytie Winifred Wingfield Slater
A potter and printmaker who was encouraged by her aunt, Christian Waller and uncle, Napier Waller, to pursue a career in art. In 1947, Pate, together with Alan Lowe, became the first ceramicists to have their studio pottery purchased by the National Gallery of Victoria. Her distinctive style led her to become one of Australia's most significant studio potters.