Moseley School of Art Association
Paul Bartlett MA (RAS), RBA, RBSA
Paul Thomas Bartlett is a visual artist, author, lecturer and facilitator who was born in Birmingham, England on the 7th July 1955.
Paul was awarded a place at the Moseley School of Art, Birmingham in 1966 at the age of 11 years. He remained at the school until 1973, when he left to undertake studies at the Falmouth College of Art. He graduated from the College in 1976 with a BA (Hons) degree in Fine Art, Painting, Printmaking, Sculpture, Complementary Studies and History of Art.
Following his time at Falmouth, Paul was honoured by the opportunity to study at the Royal Academy Schools, London, until 1980, on attaining a Post Graduate Certificate and MA in Painting and Drawing, Printmaking and Complementary Studies. Since that time, he has acquired a wide range of experience and qualifications in Teaching, plus a Postgraduate Diploma in the History of Art and Design from the UCE.
Paul is a Member of the Royal Society of British Artists (RBA), a Committee Member of the Birmingham Pastel Society (BPS) and a Member of the Royal Birmingham Society of Artists (RBSA).
"My Grandmother, Mrs. Doris Tompkins, 87 Years Young"
2004 'RBSA' : 'Artists
and the Human Form'
"Lynda in Still Life Context"
2004 £20,000 First Prize "Not the Turner Prize" Competition by Daily Mail
2003 RBSA Members and Associates: Coley and Tilley Prize
2002 RBSA Open Pastel & Drawing Exhibition - Judd Medical Prize for Drawing.'
1996 RBSA £1000 Prize Exhibition' - overall winner.
1995 RBSA Open Pastel & Drawing Exhibition - Acco-Rexel Award'. N.E.C. Artists & Illustrator's Exhibition - 'Goldline Best Use of Pastel Award.'
1994 BPS Bond Gallery Show - 'Rembrandt / Royal Talens Award'.
1991 Federation of British Artists / Alexon - 'Women on Canvas Portrait Painting Competition'
1984 Dudley Art Gallery: 'Mid Art 84'.
1982 RBA - 'Rowney Award.'
1981 Midlands Arts Centre: 'Open 25' Louise Cleare Memorial Prize.
1980 'Hunting Group Art Prizes'. 'Spirit of London Painting Competition' - G.L.C Prize. RA Schools- 'Sir James Walker Prize' for "outstanding group of works."
1980 RA Schools 'Landseer Life Painting'. Royal-Over-Seas-League - Under 35 Joint 1st Prize including presentation to HRH Queen Elizabeth II
1979 Royal Overseas League - Under-35 Joint 2nd Prize. 'Stowells Trophy National Competition for Art Colleges' - overall winner. RA Schools - 'Academic Drawing' & 'Still-Life.'
1978 RA Schools 'Turner Gold Medal.'
1977 RBSA 'Feeney Award'.
Outside Inside, Inside Outside"
1991 Business Woman
of the Year - Oil portrait of celebrity chef, author, and broadcaster Prue Leith as result of winning Alexon / Federation of British Artists
In addition, Paul is a published author, having been commissioned to write numerous works in various media published in books, and has been the subject of a large number of press reports.
Pauls work is characterized by intricacy of detail often executed over prolonged periods of time. He describes his work as "incorporating layers of time and understanding via a shifting balance between inward and outward looking. Thematic threads of development (of his work) include:
Additional information about Paul Bartlett:
The Moseley School of Art Association is an association formed to:
- promote and maintain, through exhibitions, reunions and other means personal contact between all former pupils and staff members of the Moseley Secondary School of Art, Moseley Road, Birmingham 12 England
- to promote the activities of members who are active in any of the fields of art and the crafts, by means of publicity, sponsorship and procurement of artist materials at discount rates
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