Paul Chisholm (b.1983) based in London, U.K and Palma, Spain gained his BA in Fine Art at Nottingham Trent University, U.K ( 2004 ) He Was awarded the Visual Aids artists Grant, NY (2011) He is member of the Artist’ Bond formerly (The Artist’s lottery syndicate) A group Arts Movement set up by Ellie Harrison in the face of the Credit Crunch. Recent Group shows include the Arte Laguna Prize, Venice, (2012) La Mama Galleria, NY, Dreamscape Gallery, London, Driftstation, Nebraska & Untitled BCN, Barcelona. (2011).His Last solo show was The Paul McPherson Gallery, London (2007) His work has been reviewed in Time out London, The Gaily mail, London, Noisy Rain, Japan & Chelsea News, NY & Published in a Book of 100 artist of the male figure, Schiffer publishing, (2011)In 2004 he was interviewed on BBC News for his exhibition “ Masterduster” at the Loft Gallery, Midlands U.K ( SEE VIDEO )
Nottingham Trent University BA Fine Art
Metafora Contemporani D’Tallers D’Arte, Barcelona, Espana
Kensington and Chelsea college of Art and Design
Foundation in Professional Teaching Adults
2012 Battle Ground, Espai d’art Waka, Palma, Mallorca, Spain ( September )
2007 The Paul McPherson Gallery, London, UK
2006 The Limelight Gallery, London, UK
2005 The library Gallery, Warwick University, Midlands, UK
2005 The Loft Gallery, Royal Leamington Spa, UK.
2012 ( upcoming)
WeArt Festival, MOB Gallery, Barcelona, October ( upcoming)
Mixed Messages ( Touring) , Washington D.C, U.S.A, July 2012
Flesh Art Fair, Palma, Mallorca, Hotel Palau sa Font. 27th, 28th & 29th July.
Floatsam & Jetsam, Tactic Gallery, Cork, Ireland, May 23rd – 2nd June.
( uncensored ) Queer Art and the Church, Leslie Lohman Gallery, N.Y, U.S.A
Finalist in The Arte Laguna Prize, Arsenal, Venice, Italy.
BookStore, Driftstation Gallery, lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A
Postcards from the edge, Chiem & Read Gallery, NY, U.S.A
International postcard show, Surface Gallery, Nottingham, U.K
GFEST: the Dreamscape Gallery, Hoxton, London, U.K
Mailto: Drift Station Gallery, Lincoln, Nebraska, U.S.A
Mixed Messages:La Mama La Galleria, New York, U.S.A
The Alella project:: Can Manye Gallery, Alella, Barcelona, Espana
Stairway to:Untitled BCN Gallery, Barcelona, Espana
Des de fora:Punt Multimedia Gallery, Barcelona, Espana.
Pensa positiu:Convento de St Augustin Gallery, Barcelona, Espana.
Urban identity:Untitled BCN Gallery, Barcelona, Espana.
Social justice:Cubbits Arts, Islington, London, UK.
An Ogee: Acquire arts Gallery, Battersea, London, UK
The PrincesTrust: The Air Gallery, Mayfair, London, UK.
To be an Artist:The Redchurch St Gallery, Shoreditch, London, UK
Deptford X:CorBlimey Arts Gallery, Deptford, London, UK
The Red Door Gallery, Greenwich, London, UK
The where I feel in love Gallery, Shipston on Stour, UK
The South London Gallery, Video Lounge, London, UK
Media and Further Reading
Interview with Daniel Lopez for AtrapaMallorca, Battle Ground show. ( Spanish)
Exhibition Review, Time Out London, By Ana McKay 2011
GFESTis upon us ! Interview with Paul Chisholm By Raymund
The gaily Mail 2011
Love, Image virus & Mixed messages, Artslant By Aldrin Valdez. 2011
Noisy Rain Arts Magazine, Interview Issue 5 2011 www.Noisyrain.com
Clarity through mixed messages by Lily Bouvier,
Gay City News, New York. 2011
100 Artists of the male Figure, Published By Schiffer, New York 2011
Hauntingly Beautiful, Recent Works Catalogues, 2010 Published by Blurb online books, 2010.
A Bad Crit Online Interview Blog 2010
Hijack Reality, By Bob and Roberta smith, published by CT editions, 2008
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NJMW-bw4bagBBC midlands today interview August 2005
The Leamington and Warwick Observer, Interview August 2005.
Awards / Grants / Residencies
Visual Aids, Artist Grant, 2011
The Cyprus College of Art Summer Residence 2004
The Princes Trust start up grant scheme for Artists 2004
The Sir Thomas Wyatt fund for Arts Education 2001
Erasmus Exchange Program @ Koninklijke Academie van Beeldende Kunsten, Den Haag 2002
Art Related Work
Visiting Artist, Metafora Art school, Barcelona, 2011
Creative Director The video Art Gallery, London, 2007 -2009
Art Assistant, The Sharkey Gallery, Mayfair London, 2006
Gallery Assistant, The Woolf Gallery, London, 2007
Exhibitions assistant, Private Art collector, London, 2005
LNG Capital, Berkley square, Mayfair, London
David smith collection, Pimlico, London
Various private collections in Spain, France, Holland and the U.K