Artist CV: Paul Birchall

Born 1959 England

Lives Cape Town
Studied painting at Wimbledon school of art (London) and Delhi school of art in India

Education

BA Honours Fine Art Painting, Wimbledon School of Art and Delhi School of Art.

City and Guilds in Photography from the 666666pool & Fylde College, England.

Selected Exhibitions

2011

  • Residency at the Cite International Des Arts - Paris, France, September - November
  • Seven Ages of Man group show - Highlands House, Cape Town
  • Exhibition of self portraits by South Africa artists - Rust-en-vrede Gallery, Durbanville
  • Solo show - Mien Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town
  • Innibos Arts Festival - Nelspruit, South Africa
  • Group show - Hass Gallery
  • Judgement, Uitspraak 2011 group show - Association for Visual Arts, Cape Town

    2010

  • Group show - Wessel Snyman Creative, Cape Town
  • Solo show - Haas Collective studio Gallery
  • Pink Loerie Festival group show - Knysna fine art gallery, Western Cape
  • Group show - Haas Collective studio Gallery
  • Woordfees - Stellenbosch Dagboek and Klatboek exhibitions

    2009

  • Group show - Off the wall gallery, Paarl
  • Cart horse Show - Spencer Street Studio
  • Solo show - These four walls Gallery, Cape Town
  • Group show - Association of Visual Arts Gallery, Cape Town
  • Cultivaria Print show, Paarl
  • Exqusite Corpse Portfolio - Pretoria arts centre
  • Solo show - Rust-en-Vrede gallery, Durbanville, South Africa
  • Solstice group exhibition - The Cape Gallery
  • Exqusite Corpse Portfolio - Absa KKNK National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn, South Africa
  • Woordfees Group show - US Art Gallery, Stellenbosch

    2008

  • Re Turning Solo Show - Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town, November 2008
  • Wood Group Show - Dorp Street Gallery, Stellenbosch
  • Deluxville Group show - Cape Town
  • Prints - Bell Roberts Group show
  • Cultivaria Arts Festival - Paarl
  • Desire Group show - The Cape Gallery, Cape Town
  • Baring, curated by Eunice Guestyn - Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town
  • X marks the Spot Members exhibition - Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town
  • Abstraction Exhibition - Off the Wall Gallery, Paarl
  • Working on a Teaching project with Truworths Social development trust
  • Selected Artist Solo show - Absa KKNK National Arts Festival, Oudtshoorn, South Africa

    2007

  • Open exhibition resident artist - Spencer Street Studio
  • Solo show + group show - These Four walls Gallery, Cape Town
  • Group show - Off the Wall Gallery, Paarl
  • Working on a Teaching project with Truworths Social development trust
  • Beyond encryption, The Cape Gallery, Cape Town
  • Group show of prints and drawings - These Four Walls Gallery, Cape Town
  • Cape Town festival exhibition curated by Theo Kleynhans - Rust-en-Vrede Gallery, Durbanville
  • St Sebastian group show - Association of Arts Pretoria
  • Solo exhibition, sponsored by the Framing Factory - The CBD Protea Hotel, The foreshore, Cape Town
  • Group exhibition - The Cape Gallery

    2006

  • Invited to Judge the South African Society of Artist Centenary Exhibition
  • Group show - The Cape Gallery, Cape Town
  • Selected Portraits - Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town
  • Selected finalist for the Brett Kebble Awards National Exhibition
  • The Lay of the Land and the Sea - The Cape Gallery, Cape Town
  • The Spearhead Project: An exhibition of abstract work jointly with Margot Hiddingh, curated by Gail Dörje and the Cape Gallery
  • Truworths Social Development Trust Art Facilitator/Educator

    2005

  • The Cape Gallery Representation
  • Surf Art Exhibition - VEO Gallery, Cape Town
  • Absolute Secret - Association of Visual Arts (AVA), Cape Town.
  • Members’ Exhibition - Association of Visual Arts (AVA), Cape Town
  • The Devil’s Boyfriend’s Hairdresser, Solo Exhibition - Association of Visual Arts, Cape Town
  • Truworths Social Development Trust Art Facilitator/Educator

    2003-2004

  • Everard Read Gallery, Cape Town
  • West End Gallery, London

    1997-2003

  • 1998
  • Solo Exhibition - The Edge, Soho, London

    1997

  • “Introducing the New” curated by Ivan Tenant - E1 Gallery, London
  • Group Exhibition - Diorama Gallery, London,

    1996

  • Group Exhibition - Cut Gallery, London

    Sponsors

    Robert Horn Papers, ADP Plastics, Northampton, England Repsol Plastics, Denmark Truworths, Cape Town, South Africa Maizeys, Cape Town, South Africa Le Papier du Port, art supplies, Cape Town, South Africa. Framing Factory Cape Town

    Collections

  • Sanlam
  • West End fine art Publishers, Davie, Florida
  • Adobe Software, London
  • Robert Horn ADP, Northampton
  • Royal Caribbean Cruises
  • P&O Cruises
  • ASK Restaurants London
  • Private collections: USA, UK, SA, Europe, Australia

    Teaching

  • 2005/2006/2007/2008
    Orange Street Studio alongside Jill Trapler
  • 2006/7/8/9
    University of Cape Town, Summer Schools
  • 2006
    Oscar Mpethe School, Nyanga, Cape Town: Winter school workshop sponsored by Truworths Social Development Trust
  • 2006/7/8
    Observatory Junior School, Cape Town, South Africa, program sponsored by Truworths Social Development Trust