Paul Housley


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: Snooker Room, new jörg, Vienna, Drumming Nude, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver (2017), Factory to Palace, Sid Motion Gallery, London, 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: If I Was Your Girlfriend: A Jam, Belmacz, London, Dice Apple Knife, Sothebys, Stockholm, Another Kind of Tension, ASC Gallery, London (2018); Between Things, University of Chichester, Chichester, God & Sausages (curated by Maria Georgoula), Stoa Zerbini, Athens, Awkward, Anna Zorina Gallery, NY, A Sense of Place, Simmons and Simmons, London (2017), Splinter in the Sun (three person show), Narrative Projects, London, Grit: 11 Painters, Mercer Chance, London, The Abject Object, Wimbledon Space, University of the Arts, London (2016), Foule Parlement, Rye Creative Centre, Rye, A Bestiary, Turf Projects, London, Hunted Projects, Works on Paper, Gast Atelier LEO XIII, Tilburg, Ground (two person show), Attic, Nottingham, (2015); TOWER, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver, Fourth Drawer Down at Nottingham Contemporary, Nottingham (2014), Gen x, Museum of Modern and Contemporary Art, San Marino, Lions on Water, Belmacz, London (2013), She Awoke with a Jerk, Andrea Rosen Gallery, NY (2010). Forthcoming: Dice Apple Knife, Peter Bergman Galleri, Stockholm. He lives and works in London.

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Painter's Heart, 2014
Oil on canvas, 26 x 30 cm
Fruit Bowl, 2014
ink and paint on coloured paper (collage)
Key bunch, 2014
Acrylic and ink on paper, 42 x 29.5 cm
Lord of Experience, 2013
Bronze, 30 x 25 x 33 cm
Four Axes, 2018
oil on board, 30 x 30 cm
Humbug Beerbulb, 2015
oil on canvas, 40.5 x 30 cm
Drumming for the Greys of Manet, 2017
oil on board, 20.5 x 17.5 cm
Punch Drunk, 2017
oil on canvas, 24.5 x 18 cm
untitled, 2018
pen on paper, 21 x 15 cm
Four Sculls, 2014
mixed media on paper, 28 x 21 cm
Foot, 2015
bronze, 7 x 9.8 x 4.5 cm
Standing Figure, 2014
Ink on paper, 21 x 15 cm