Paul is a self-taught artist with a PhD in animal behaviour. Previously an elected member of the Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA) he won “Artist of the Year” in 2006 and the Langford Press award in 2012. He has twice been a category winner and overall runner-up in the David Shepherd “Wildlife Artist of the Year” competition in 2009 and 2010 and winner of the ‘British Birds’ category for the “BBC Wildlife Artist of the Year” in 2009.
Paul has held major solo exhibitions throughout the UK and has also exhibited in the US, France, and Poland. In 2015 he held an exhibition in Aberlady where all profits were donated to conservation charities. Painting for a living allows Paul the time and opportunity to enjoy his passion for nature and the outdoors. His favourite pastimes include exploring wildernesses such as mountains and coast by land, sea or air. He lives in Tayport with his partner and their three children.