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About Paul Bradley

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Paul's Life

  • 1958 Born Nottingham, England
  • 1976-1977 Foundation course in Art & Design, South Notts College Art & Design, Nottingham
  • 1977 – 1980 Sheffield University Faculty of Art & Design. Fine Arts degree (B.A. Hons)
  • 1980 – 1981 Artist in residence. Mount Joy Prison (young offenders) Dublin, Eire
  • 1981 – 1982 Art & Design Lecturer, Basford Hall College, Nottingham, part-time Foundation Course in Art & Design
  • 1981 – 1982 Art & Design Lecturer, Clarendon College, Department of the Arts, part-time, Nottingham
  • 1982 – 1983 Artist in residence, Mapperley Mental Health unit, Nottingham
  • 1983 – 1984 Postgraduate Diploma in Art Therapy, St. Albans College of Art & Design, University of Hertfordshire (ATh-Dip)
  • 1985 – 1986 Art & Design Lecturer Basford Hall College Faculty of Art & Design. Foundation Course full-time, Nottingham
  • 1986 – 1987 Visiting Lecturer at Trent University, Nottingham. Faculty of Art & Design. Fine Art Degree

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2016-2004 Focus Gallery, Nottingham, Gallery Artist
  • 2015-2007 The Eden Studio, open studio Bestwood Village, Nottingham
  • 2012 Giltraps centre, Newark, Nottingham
  • 2011/2013 Nash Interiors, Nottingham
  • 2007 The Malt House Gallery, Nottingham
  • 2005 The Archangel Gallery, Breaston, Derbyshire
  • 2004-2001 The Nottingham Society of Artists, St Luke’s House, Nottingham
  • 2003 Opus Studio, Oldknows Factory, open studios, Nottingham
  • 2004-2002 Focal Point Gallery, Flying Horse Arcade, Nottingham
  • 2001 International Fine Arts, Nottingham
  • 2001 University of Nottingham, The Shakespeare Centre, Nottingham
  • 2000 International Community Centre, Nottingham
  • 2000-1993 Carrington Studios, open studios, Nottingham
  • 2000 Europa Palace Hotel, Anacapri, Capri, Italy
  • 1999 Sonny’s Restaurant, Hockley, Nottingham
  • 1999 Nottingham Artist Group (N.A.G.) open studios, Nottingham
  • 1997/96/95/94 The Cristeph Gallery, Letterkenny’s, Donegal, Eire
  • 1997 The Foyle Library, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1996 The Petra Gallery, San Marco, Venice, Italy
  • 1996 The McLaughlin Restaurant, Derry City, Northern Ireland (permanent collection)
  • 1996 The Irish Language Centre for Gaelic, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1996 Bishop Street Studios, open studios “The Foyle Arts” Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1995 The Gordon Gallery, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1994 The Kennedy Gallery, Dublin, Eire
  • 1994 The Byard Gallery, Nottingham
  • 1994 The Bonington Gallery, Trent University, Nottingham
  • 1994 Nottingham Castle Museum & Art Gallery, Nottingham Castle, Nottingham.
  • 1994 St. Mary’s, The Lace Market, Nottingham
  • 1993 Cann’s and Egerton Gallery Space, Oldknows Factory, Nottingham
  • 1992 The Nottingham Playhouse, Nottingham
  • 1991-1990 Peabody’s Fine Art Gallery, The Ropewalk, Nottingham
  • 1990-1989 Patricia James Gallery, Nottingham
  • 1986 Basford Hall College, Nottingham
  • 1984 Arnold Library, Arnold, Nottingham
  • 1982 The Lace Market Theatre, Nottingham
  • 1981 The Mater Dei Community College, Dublin, Eire
  • 1980 Degree Show, University of Sheffield. Faculty of Art & Design.
  • 1979-1978 The Abbeydale Fine Art Gallery, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • 1978 The Chapman Gallery, Liverpool
  • 1975 West Bridgford Library, Nottingham
  • 1973 The Craft Gallery, Radford, Nottingham

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2007 The Anna Sanders open studio, Farndon, Newark, Nottinghamshire
  • 2007/6/5 The Artisan Studio and Gallery, Arnold, Nottingham
  • 2006/5 The Archangel Gallery, Breaston, Derbyshire
  • 2009/8/7/6/5/4 Focus Fine Art Gallery, Nottingham
  • 2004 The Opus 4 Group at the Nottingham Society of Arts
  • 2002/3 The Fern Print Gallery and Workshop, Nottingham
  • 2000 Editrice Gallery, Rome
  • 1999 Mural Project at the Wells Road Centre, NHS Nottingham Forensic Services
  • 1997 Boston Municipal Library, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A
  • 1997/6/5/4 The McGilloway Gallery, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1997/6/5/4 The Christeph Fine Art Gallery, Letterkenny, Eire
  • 1996 The Major’s Office, The Old Town Hall, Boston, U.S.A.
  • 1996 The Foyle Art Group at the Irish Language Gaelic Centre, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1996 The Bridge Gallery, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1996/5 Bishop Street Studio, Pilots Row, Eden Place Arts Centre, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1995 The Kenny Gallery, Galway Town, Eire
  • 1995 The Orchard Conference Centre “Derry Artists”, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1995 The Eakin Gallery, Belfast, Northern Ireland
  • 1995/94 The Byard Gallery, Nottingham
  • 1994 The Castle Gallery, Dublin, Eire
  • 1994 The Coventry Gallery, London
  • 1994 The City Gallery, Leicester
  • 1993 The Patchings Farm Art Centre, open exhibition, Nottingham
  • 1993 St. Mary’s open exhibition, Nottingham
  • 1993 British Society of Painters open exhibition, Ilkley, Yorkshire
  • 1993 British Watercolours Society open exhibition, Ilkley, Yorkshire
  • 1990 Covent Garden Arts Fair, Peabody’s Gallery, London
  • 1990 Friends of the Earth Rain Forest exhibition, Peabody’s Gallery, Nottingham
  • 1990 Nottingham & Northampton’s Artists at Peabody’s Gallery, Nottingham
  • 1990 The Bonington Theatre, Arnold, Nottingham
  • 1990/89 The Patricia James Gallery, Nottingham
  • 1986 Matlock Fine Arts Fair, Derbyshire
  • 1985 The Cheltenham & Gloucester Building Society, Nottingham.
  • 1981/76/75 Nottingham Local Artists open exhibition, Nottingham Castle Museum and Art Gallery, Nottingham
  • 1980/79/78/77 The Abbeydale Fine Art Gallery, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • 1977 Sheffield City open Arts International exhibition, Graves Gallery, Sheffield, South Yorkshire
  • 1976/75 West Bridgford Library open exhibition, Nottingham.
  • 1975/74/73 The Craft Gallery, Nottingham

Collections & Commissions

  • 2016 Clinical Psychology Department, Derby Royal Infirmary Hospital, Derby
  • 2013 Oxford Corner S.M.S., Nottingham
  • 2012 Nash Interiors, Nottingham
  • 2007 Newcastle House N.A.D.T., Nottingham N.H.S.
  • 2005 Sneinton Hermitage, Sneinton, Nottingham
  • 2002 The John Storer Clinic, Nottingham
  • 1998 The Wells Road Centre, Forensic Services, Nottingham.
  • 1997 Stonehill College, Boston, Massachusetts, U.S.A.
  • 1997 The Foyle Library, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1997 The Foyle Homeless Office, Ship Quay Street, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1996 The Woman’s Centre, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1996 The Irish Language Gaelic Centre, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1996 The McLaughlin Collection, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1996 Pilots Row Eden Place Art Centre, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1995 Letterkenny General Hospital, Letterkenny, Donegal, Eire
  • 1995 The Foyle Hospice, Derry City, Northern Ireland
  • 1994 Sonny’s Restaurant, Hockley, Nottingham
  • 1994 The Cognitive Behavioural Psychotherapy Centre, Nottingham
  • 1991 The Queen’s Medical Centre, University Hospital, Nottingham
  • 1986 The Cheltenham & Gloucester Building Society, Nottingham
  • 1985 St. Bernard’s Hospital, Ealing, London
  • 1984 St Albans College of Art & Design, St. Albans University of Hertfordshire
  • 1982 Basford Hall College, Nottingham.
  • 1982 Occupational Therapy Department, Mapperley Hospital, Nottingham
  • 1981 The Lace Market Theatre, Nottingham
  • 1981 The Mater Dei Community College, Dublin
  • 1981 All Hallows College, Dublin, Eire
  • 1981 Mount Joy Prison, Dublin, Eire
  • 1980 Sheffield University, Sheffield South, Yorkshire
  • 1975 West Bridgford Library, Nottingham
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