Paul Housley

Born in 1964 in Stalybridge, UK. He graduated from a BA in Fine Art at Sheffield City Polytechnic in 1986, and a MA in Painting from the Royal College of Art in 1995.

 

Recent solo exhibitions include: The Player Becomes the Game, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver (2019); Dice. Apple. Knife duo exhibition with Joel Tomlin, Sothebys, Stockholm (2018); Snooker Room, new jörg, Vienna (2017); Drumming Nude, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver (2017); Factory to Palace, Sid Motion Gallery, London (2016); Mini Bar, Farbvision, Berlin (2016); Journeys to the Interior, Belmacz, London (2015); Concrete/ Oblique, David Risley Gallery, Copenhagen (2014), Studio Stories, Galleria Bianca, Palermo, They Bloom at Night, Belmacz, London, A Gentleman Abroad, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver (2013).

Recent group exhibitions include: Slow Painting, Hayward Gallery Touring, curated by Martin Herbert, Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds (2019); If I Was Your Girlfriend: A Jam, Belmacz, London (2018); Another Kind of Tension, ASC Gallery, London (2018); Between Things, University of Chichester, Chichester, God & Sausages (curated by Maria Georgoula), Stoa Zerbini, Athens (2017); Awkward, Anna Zorina Gallery, NY, A Sense of Place, Simmons and Simmons, London (2017), Splinter in the Sun (three person show), Narrative Projects, London (2016); Grit: 11 Painters, Mercer Chance, London (2016); The Abject Object, Wimbledon Space, University of the Arts, London (2016); Foule Parlement, Rye Creative Centre, Rye (2015); A Bestiary, Turf Projects, London (2015); Hunted Projects, Works on Paper, Gast Atelier LEO XIII, Tilburg, Ground (two person show), Attic, Nottingham, (2015); TOWER, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver (2014); Fourth Drawer Down at Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (2014), Gen x, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, San Marino (2013); Lions on Water, Belmacz, London (2013); She Awoke with a Jerk, Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY (2010).

 

Paul lives and works in London.

Artworks

  • Impossible Sleep

    Paul Housley

    Impossible Sleep, 2016

    oil on canvas
    18 x 13cm

  • Skull, Bulb and Mug

    Paul Housley

    Skull, Bulb and Mug, 2017

    oil on canvas
    26 x 30cm

  • Two Painters

    Paul Housley

    Two Painters, 2019

    oil on canvas
    120 x 100cm

  • Foot

    Paul Housley

    Foot, 2015

    bronze
    7 × 9.8 × 4.5cm

  • Lord of experience

    Paul Housley

    Lord of experience, 2013

    bronze
    30 × 25 × 33cm

  • Lovers of the Modern Age

    Paul Housley

    Lovers of the Modern Age, 2020

    pen and pencil on paper
    a5

  • Concrete Poem

    Paul Housley

    Concrete Poem, 2020

    oil on canvas
    13 x 10 cm

  • The English in Love (Clockwork Orange)

    Paul Housley

    The English in Love (Clockwork Orange), 2019

    pen and pencil on paper
    21 x 30cm

  • Napoleon Sunset

    Paul Housley

    Napoleon Sunset, 2019

    pen and pencil on paper
    21 x 30cm

  • The Critics

    Paul Housley

    The Critics, 2020

    oil on canvas

  • Birthsign

    Paul Housley

    Birthsign, 2019

    pen and pencil on paper
    42 x 30cm

  • Born Blue

    Paul Housley

    Born Blue, 2020

    oil on canvas
    51 x 41cm

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