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Paul started his formal art training at Warrington School of Art in 1972 where he was awarded the John Middleton travel bursary. He gained a BA (Hons) in Fine Art (Painting) from Stoke on Trent School of Art , (North Staffordshire Polytechnic) and is a postgraduate of Goldsmiths College, University of London. For 10 years Paul taught art in several inner London comprehensive schools before moving to Shrewsbury to continue teaching in Shropshire. Since 1997 Paul has been living and working in Cornwall, where he has had a studio overlooking Porthmeor Beach. He has exhibited work in many group shows including exhibitions at; Goldsmiths Gallery , South London Warrington Museum and Art Gallery Horniman Museum Burslem Town Hall Chase Art Gallery St David’s Hall, Cardiff Mariner’s Gallery, St Ives Falmouth Municipal Art Gallery Ratthaus, Stuttgart Penwith Art Gallery Cube 3, University of Plymouth La Figura, Windsor Ludlow Art Gallery Obsidian Gallery, Buckinghamshire Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby Exeter Castle, Exeter Paul’s one-man exhibitions have included; Postcards from St Ives (The Gateway, Shrewsbury), Sea and Sky (St Ives Town Library) Time and Tide (St Ives Town Library) and Sea Changes (The Waterside Gallery, St Ives) Paul has exhibited many times with N.A.P.A., including at the Williamson Gallery, Birkenhead. Awards; The Adrian Henri Memorial Award (2003,2004 and 2005). The President’s Award, NAPA 20th National Exhibition, Mariner’s Gallery, St Ives 2004 Fine Art Trade Guild, 2005 Daler Rowney “Best Painting Award”, 2006 “The Artist” painting award, 2007 Daler Rowney “Best British Painting”, Obsidian, Bucks 2008 The Adrian Henri Memorial Award. NAPA 25th Anniversary Exhibition, View Two Gallery                                                                            Matthew Street, Liverpool 2009 “Pro Arte” Award.  The Crypt Gallery, St Ives. 2010 Global Art Supplies Award. (Best contemporary painting).Pannett Art Gallery, Whitby 2013 The Adrian Henri Memorial Award. The Crypt Gallery, St Ives 2014 Pro Arte Award. Crypt Gallery, St Ives 2018. Examples of Paul’s work can be viewed at The Little Picture Gallery (Mousehole).
Several of Paul’s paintings have been included in  Lexi Sundell’s book: “The Acrylic Artist’s Guide to Exceptional Colour”, published by Quarto Publishing 2012 Paul’s paintings can be found in collections in England, Scotland, Italy, France, Switzerland and USA
© All pictures are the copyright of Paul Geraghty the artist ©
Paul Geraghty is a member of the National Acrylic Painters Association, holding the post of Director from 2013 to  2016 and continues as an active committee member. He is a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts.
Paul Geraghty