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 the NI Arts Council Young Arts Directory
And Talks on… Scheme 1996
Elected an Associate Academician of the RUA 1999
AWARDS
The Mooney Hotel Group 2003
Irish News Prize RUA 2003
Wellington Park Prize RUA 1999
Arts Council of Northern Ireland Official Arts Award 1998
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 2001
RUA Diploma Collection, Publisher, RUA Trust NI (NI32115) 2000
Illustrated Post Cards for The Irish Art Company, Publisher
Priory Press 1998
Illustrated Environmental Book, Third 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
EXHIBITIONS
One Person Show ‘Belfast and the Lagan’ 2008
The Eakin Gallery, Belfast One Person Show ‘Harbours’ 2006
The Eakin Gallery, Belfast 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 2003-11
Some Recent Irish Painting Messums’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 Gallery, London 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 1997-06
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 Competition, 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 1990-96
The Higgins Gallery, Belfast 1990-97
The Laing Exhibition, Belfast/London 1989-00
The Kerlin Gallery, Belfast 1989-00
The Bell Gallery, Belfast 1989

 

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