Degree BA in Fine Art
Bristol Polytechnic, 1975
Second Degree MA in Fine Art
Slade School of Art- UCL, 1977
Professional Affiliation Professor Fine Art, University of the Arts London
Research/Current Projects Professor Paul Coldwell is an artist and researcher whose practice includes prints, book works, sculptures and installations. He has exhibited widely, his work held in numerous public collections, including Tate, Victoria & Albert Museum (V&A), British Museum, Arts Council of England and the Musee d’art et d’histoire, Geneva and selected for many international Biennials including Cracow, Ljubljana, Split and Warsaw. Recent solo exhibitions include A Layered Practice 2013, Studio 3 Gallery, University of Kent, Re-Imagining Scott 2014, Scott Polar Research Institute, Cambridge, Material Things 2015, Gallery II, The University of Bradford and Temporarily Accessioned- Freud's Coat Revisited, Freud Museum, London 2017. He is on the editorial board of Print Quarterly, the advisory board for Art in Print, and contributes regularly to both. He has curated a number of exhibitions, including Digital Responses, V&A, Morandi’s Legacy; Influences on British ArtEstorick Collection, London, and most recently The Artist’s Folio at Cartwright Hall, Bradford (2014), published Printmaking: A Contemporary Perspective (Black Dog Publishers-2010) and contributes to a number of publications including, Art in Print, and Print Quarterly where he is on the editorial board. In 2011 he chaired the jury for Imprint International Graphic Art Triennial in Warsaw and has been Keynote Speaker at Impact 7 International Printmaking Conference, Melbourne 2011 and SNAP 3, Germany 2015. In 2015 he was awarded an Arts Council grant to develop new work for exhibitions at the Freud Museums in Vienna and London.
Time Period Interests 20th Century, Contemporary
Area Interests North America, Western Europe, Eastern Europe, Australia
Media Interests Book arts, Digital printmaking, Etching, Lithography, Screenprinting
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