ABOUT PAUL

Personal Details: Born 28th October 1948, Eastbourne, Sussex

Education

1965 – 67 Eastbourne School of Art Foundation Course
1967 – 71 Chelsea School of Art B.A Hons. Fine Art (Painting)
1972 – 75 Royal Academy Schools M.A. Fine Art (Painting)
1975 – 76 London University Institute P.G.C.E (Art & Design)

EXHIBITIONS

  • Royal Academy Summer Show, 1974
  • Royal Academy, One Man Show Gallery 1V (The Arts Council purchased 3 paintings from this show), 1981
  • Oak Farm Hillingdon, One Man Show, 1986
  • Brewhouse Gallery Taunton, One Man Show, 1986
  • Leighton House London, Artists for Richmond Fellowship, 1988
  • Brewhouse Open Competition, Paintings & Drawings, 1991, 1992, 1993
  • Pavement Gallery Taunton, One Man Show, 1988
  • Arches Gallery, South-Moulton, Devon, One Man Show, 1992
  • Horsham Arts Centre, Group Show, 1995
  • Piers Feetham Gallery Chelsea, Thalassa Thalassa (mixed show paintings), July/Aug 1997
  • The Pembroke Gallery Windsor, 27 Paintings
  • Piers Feetham Gallery Chelsea, One Man Show, February 1998
  • Thompson’s Gallery Dover St., Piccadilly, Group Show, June 1998
  • Gallery Focus, New Malden, Surrey, ‘Features’ Mixed Show (English & Korean artists), June 1998
  • The Ashcroft Art Centre Fareham Hants, Mixed Show, November 1998
  • Westbury Manor (Hampshire Museum Services), & One Man Show with paintings from the Collections of Hampshire County Council Museum’s Service, November 1998
  • Gallery Focus, New Malden, Surrey, Christmas Show, November / December 1998
  • The Sculpt-It Gallery Godalming Surrey, Group Show, December 2000 – January 2001
  • The Karen Taylor Gallery Twickenham (S.W. London), Drawings, February – April 2001
  • The Stables Gallery N. London, One Man Show, June – July 2001
  • The Karen Taylor Gallery Twickenham, Group Show, July – August 2001
  • West End Centre With Carl Johnson, Oct – Nov 2003
  • Aldershot Sponsored by Hampshire County Council, 2003
  • Aspex Gallery, Portsmouth, "Redundancy" exhibition -Mixed show, April 2005
  • Atkinson Gallery, Millfield School, Somerset, ‘Figuratively Speaking’ exhibition, October 2008
  • Off the wall Gallery, Cardiff, People and Places, Nov 2009
  • Celia Purcell Contemporary Arts, London, Christmas Exhibition, December 2009
  • Celia Purcell Contemporary Arts, London, Summer Exhibition, July 2010
  • Celia Purcell Contemporary Arts, Deal, Kent, Art Ahoy, Summer Exhibition, August 2012
  • Forge Gallery Arundel W Sussex, Summer Exhibition, August 2012
  • Mall Galleries London, Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition, April 2015
  • Mall Galleries London, Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition, May 2016
  • West street Gallery Covent Garden London, Group show, July 2016
  • The Parisot literary festival, near Toulouse, France, Exhibition, October 2016
  • RBSA Portrait Exhibition Birmingham, July 2017
  • The Parisot literary festival, near Toulouse, France, Exhibition, October 2018
  • Mall Galleries London, Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition, May 2019
  • Yellow Edge Gallery Gosport, One Man show, June 2019
  • The Parisot literary festival, near Toulouse, France, Exhibition, October 2019
  • RBSA Portrait Exhibition Birmingham, July 2019
  • Yellow Edge Gallery Gosport, One Man show, February 2020
  • Mall Galleries London, Royal Society of Portrait Painters Exhibition, May 2020

Other Activities

  • 1990 – 2017: Founder member of Appleyard Arts (Somerset and Devon) Arts Organisation
  • Public Lecture: ‘Quiet Artists’ (Giotto, Chardin, Corot, Gwen John Morandi) Somerset
  • Society of Artists – Bridgewater
  • Public Lecture: ‘My Work’ The Yellow Edge Gallery Gosport. June 2019
  • Public Lecture: ‘The art of the Sixties’ The Yellow edge Gallery Gosport. February 2020.
  • Paintings in many private and public collections including MCC permanent collection at Lords,
  • Glasgow University and the Arts Council.