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about paul

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I am driven by the desire to create artefacts that evoke reactions and conversations. You can find out more about my practice by watching the videos and reading the essays. Find out more.

petri latex

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The Petri Latex series symbolises my obsession with creating reactions and marks that capture energy in a moment by combining both an artistic and scientific approach. The work is borne out of an obsessiveness with detail, alchemy and the potential of the material. Find out more.

on paper

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This series of work focusses on the use of oil as the basis for creating work which attempts to capture energy in its many forms. This comes out of an obsession with the unseen forces around us and how these control our environment and our experience of it. Find out more


Empyrean Light and Sound Installation

Empyrean is a light and sound installation created for the pulpit at All Hallows' Church in Lady Bay, Nottingham. Empyrean is the result of a collaboration with Sound Artist, Holly Early and is on show during June 2018. Open Evening: 19th June from 6.30pm. Find out more.

pottery forms

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For me, clay is about creating a dialogue between myself and the material and working with it to create abstract forms that have a presence beyond their size. The vessels I create are non functional but evocative, of the landscape and are made to be held. Find out more.

firmament solo show

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Firmament, my solo show took place in October 2017 and through a series of light installations and wall based work I created glimpses inside worlds and galaxies which have been brought to life by my fascination with materials. The collection of photos gives a flavour. Find out more.


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You can buy a range of original products on my shop including one off light boxes, works on paper and limited edition fine art prints. Find out more


Image link to In Plaster Series - abstract mixed media

This section includes information about previous exploration that were crucial in developing my understanding of my process and the discovery of what drives me to keep working. Find out more

paul's blog

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Paul's blog is the place to find out he is working on or researching at the moment. The blog is split into inspirations in art and science, and my work and my current thinking. Its a space I use to attempt to develop my thinking. Find out more.

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