Paul Walls

Born: Belfast 1965

Trained: Manchester Medlock Fine Arts Centre 1985-88

Taught Art in various Sec. Schools & Learning Centres 1988-95

Community Artist, Belfast, working on Murals for Schools 1990-91

Member of NI Arts Council Young Arts Directory and Talks on Scheme1996

Elected An Associate Academician of the RUA 1999

EXHIBITIONS

One Person Show ‘Belfast and the Lagan’, The Eakin Gallery, Belfast 2008

One Person Show, ‘Harbours’, The Eakin Gallery, Belfast 2006

RUA at Boyle Arts Festival 2006

Four Man Show, Eakin Gallery, Belfast 2005

One Person Exhibition, Walls of Paint, The Eakin Gallery, Belfast 2004

Magil Fine Art, Dublin 2003

The Laneside Gallery, Coleraine 2003-06

Some Recent Irish Painting, Messum’s, London 2002

One Person Exhibition, The Eakin Gallery, Belfast 2001

The Dyehouse Gallery, Waterford 2001

The Irish Art Exhibition, The Eakin Gallery, Belfast 2001

The Ashford Gallery RHA Gallagher Gallery, Dublin 2001

The James Gallery, Bangor 2001

The Irish Show, Walker Galleries, Harrogate 2000

Modern Ulster Show, The Eakin Gallery, Belfast 2000

Hunter Simmonds Gallery, Bournemouth 2000

Ireland Today, Messum’s, London 2000

The Irish Show Albemarle GalleryLondon 1999

One Person Exhibition, Cavehill Gallery, Belfast 1998

The Discerning Eye, Mall Galleries, London 1998

The McGilloway Gallery, Derry 1997-06

The Eakin Gallery, Belfast 1997-06

The Elaine Somers Gallery, Holywood 1997-98

The Waterfront Hall, Belfast 1997

Glebe House, Donegal 1997

Two Person Exhibition, Cavehill Gallery, Belfast 1996

Charles Gilmore Gallery, Holywood 1995-97

The Garrett Gallery, Holywood 1995-96

Iontas Small Works Competion, Sligo 1995

The Ormeau Baths Gallery, Belfast 1995

The Cavehill Gallery, Belfast 1994-99

The Mall Galleries, London 1994-98

The Six Artists Exhibition, Ulster Arts Club, Belfast 1994

The Ulster Arts Club, Belfast 1993-96

The Royal Hibernian Academy, Dublin 1991

The Royal Ulster Academy, Belfast 1990-06

The Higgins Gallery, Belfast 1990-97

The Laing Exhibition, Belfast/London 1989-97

The Kerlin Gallery, Belfast 1989-00

The Bell Gallery, Belfast 1989

AWARDS

The Mooney Hotel Group 2003

Irish News Prize RUA 2003

Wellington Park Prize RUA 1999

Arts Council of Northern Ireland Official Arts Award 1999

President’s Prize RUA 1998

Artslink’s Artist of the month (Arts Council of NI) 1998

Arts Council of Northern Ireland Visual Arts Award 1998

Highly Commended, The Laing Art Competition 1997

Wallace Wray Prize for Best Landscape, RUA 1996

The Ulster Arts Club Gallery Award 1995

COMMISIONS & PUBLICATIONS

A Buyers Guide to Irish Art, Ashville Media Group 2002

Stepping Stones,The Arts in Ulster 1971-2001, Publisher,Blackstaff Press

RUA, Diploma Collection, Publisher, RUA Trust Ltd (NI 32115) 2000

Illustrated Post Cards for Irish Art Company, Publisher, Priory Press 1998

Illustrated Environmental Book, 3rd World Project, Publisher, OWC 1995

Illustrated Environmental Workbook for Schools, Publisher, CCS 1991

COLLECTIONS

Ulster Museum

The Haverty Trust Collection

National Self Portrait Collection

Department of the Environment, NI

Ulster Television

Private Collections throughout Ireland, UK and USA

 

 

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