Paul Wilson Artist Working

Born:

1963

Belfast
   
Studied: 1982-83 Ulster Polytechnic, Foundation Studied
1983 St Martins School of Art
1983-86 First Class Honours in Fine Art Painting, College of Art & Design Belfast
1992-93 MA, University of Ulster Belfast
   
Exhibitions 2003 John Ross's Gallery, Belfast
(Solo):
2001 John Ross's Gallery, Belfast
  1999 Elaine Somers Gallery, Belfast
1997 Roscoff, Belfast
1996 One Oxford Street, Belfast
1995 Roscoff, Belfast
1993 Queen's Festival, Belfast
1992 One Oxford Street, Belfast
1991 Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
1990 Kerlin Gallery, Belfast
     
Exhibitions 2014 BBC Public Foundation Touring Exhibition
(Selected 2014 Stables Gallery Co. Londenderry
Group): 2013 Stables Gallery Co. Londenderry
  2012 The BBC, Public Foundation, London
  2012 Town Hall, Claremorris, County Mayo, Republic of Ireland
  2012 Market Place Theatre, Armagh, Northern Ireland
  2012 South Dublin County Library, Tallaght, Republic of Ireland
  2011 D.F.P Art for Ireland - Parliament Buildings, Stormont, Belfast
  2010 Davy Portrait Award - Touring Show
  2010 Fota House Gallery, Galway
  2010 Farmleigh Gallery, Dublin
  2010 O.P.W Gallery, Dublin
  2010 Naughton Gallery, Queens University
  2010 George Best Foundation, Belfast
  2010 Stables Gallery, Co. Londonderry
  2010 Milbank Gallery, Belfast
  2010 Eakin Gallery, Belfast
  2010 "Arts and Business N.I" Queens University Belfast
  2009 James St. Gallery - Dublin
  2009 Eakin Gallery - Belfast
  2009 Belfast Harlequins
  2009 Millbank Gallery, Belfast
  2008 UTV Collection, Highlanes Gallery, Drogheda
  2008 Irish Art Now, University of Ulster, Belfast
  2008 James St. Gallery - Dublin
  2006 James St. Gallery - Dublin
  2006 Arts & Business, Corporate Image - Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  2006 Ulster Television Collection - Naughton Gallery, Queens University Belfast
  2006 W.A.V.E - City Hall, Belfast
  2006 Eakin Gallery - Belfast
  2005 James Gallery, Dublin
  2005 Eakin Gallery. Belfast
  2004 Iontas Award Winners - Sligo, Dublin, Belfast
  2004 James Gallery, Dublin
  2004 William Frank Gallery, Dublin
  2004 The Tile Refinery, Belfast
  2004 Art for All, Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  2003 Celtic Art & Film Festival, Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  2003 Prince's Trust, Hillsborough Castle
  2002 UTV Collection Touring Exhibition
  2002 Northern Light's, Prince's Trust, Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  2002 Irish Artist for the Prince's Trust, Waterfront Hall, Belfast
  2002 Art from Ulster, Boyle Festival, Co. Roscommon
  2002 Bass Art Awards, Waterfront Hall, Belfast

2001 Self Portrait Show, University of Limerick
  2000 Iontas Open, Sligo, Dublin & Belfast
RHA, Dublin
RUA, Ulster Museum, Belfast
Northern Lights, Waterfront Hall, Belfast
1999 Ravel Gallery, New York
RUA, Ulster Museum, Belfast
  1998 RHA, Dublin
  1997 Xavier Collection, Cap Estate, St Lucia
Britain Meets The Bay, San Francisco
RUA, Ulster Museum, Belfast
Elaine Sommers Gallery, Holywood
Belfast Young Contemporaries, One Oxford Street Belfast
ABSA, Waterfront Hall, Belfast
     
  1995 British Olympic Equestrian Show, London
Wexford Opera Festival
Arts Council Touring Exhibition
DoE Corporation Collection
RUA, Queen's University Belfast
Belfast Young Contemporaries, One Oxford Street, Belfast
     
  1993 Monaghan Open, Monahan County Museum Graduates Show, London & Dublin
RUA, Queen's University, Belfast
DoE Corporate Collection, Arts Council
  1992 BYC, One Oxford Street, Belfast
  1991 Kerlin Gallery, Belfast
  1990 GPA, RHA, Gallagher (Award Winner)
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
  1989
Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
Arnotts Portrait Competition, Dublin
Young Artist, Narrow Water Gallery Warrenpoint
Comedy of Life, Kerlin Gallery, Dublin
Laing Landscape, Kerlin Gallery, Belfast
  1988 On the Wall Gallery, Belfast
  1987 Ginger Bread Show, Otter Gallery, Belfast On The Wall Gallery, Belfast
  1986 Selected Graduate Show, Temple Bar Studio, Dublin
  1985 Young artist, On the Wall Gallery, Belfast
  1980 RUA, Ulster Museum, Belfast
     
Awards: 2010 Selected Portrait - Davy Portrait Awards 2010
    www.davyportraitawards.com
    Iontas Painting Award Winner
  2000 Bass Contemporary Painting Award
  1996 Roscoff Award
    ABSA Commission
  1994 John Frazer Award
  1993 Bass Ireland Commission
  1992 Nicholson & Bass Award
  1990 GPA Emerging Artist Award Winner
  1988 Arnotts Portrait Competition
     
Collections:   The BBC Public Catalogue Foundation
    National Portrait Collection, University of Limerick
    Ulster Television
    Arts Council of Northern Ireland
    Irish Embassy, Copenhagen
    DoE Northern Ireland
    Guinness Peat Aviation
    Bass Ireland
    Waterfront Hall, Belfast
    Belfast City Council
     
Private   Europe
Collections:   United States of America
    United Kingdom
    Republic of Ireland
     
Film:   Every Picture Tells a Story
    -The Life of William Scott-
    Divorcing Jack
     
Commissioned Images for the following Publications:
    "Signals" - Anthology of Poetry and Prose - Abbey Press 1997
    "The Rest is History" - Gerald Dawe - Abbey Press 1998
    "The Singing Tree" - Collected Works, Brendan Kennelly - Abbey Press 1999
     
Teaching:   Schools and Colleges Throughout Northern Ireland
    H.M.P Maze
    H.M.P Magilligan
    H.M.P Maghberry