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Stalybridge, Greater Manchester, b. 1964,

 

Education

 

Royal College of Art, Painting M.A., London, 1995

Sheffield City Polytechnic, Fine Art B.A. (hons), 1986

Tameside College of Art and Technology, Fine Art Foundation, 1982

 

Solo Exhibitions

 

2020 — The Poets Elbow, Belmacz, London

2019 — The Player Becomes the Game

2016 — Mini Bar, Farbvision, Berlin

2015 — Journeys to the Interior, Belmacz, London

2015 — Studio for a Mind, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2014 — Concrete Oblique, David Risley Gallery, Denmark

2013 — A Gentleman Abroad, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2013 — They Bloom at Night, Belmacz, London, UK

2013 — Studio Stories, Galleria Bianca, Palermo

2012 — England Sleeps, Poppy Sebire Gallery, London

2012 — Paul Housley, ZieherSmith, New York NY

2011 — A Yellow Bird at Night, Peter Bergman, Stockholm

2009 — Orders from Chaos, Peter Bergman ALP Gallery, Stockholm

2008 — Some Have Eyes, Wilkinson Gallery, London

2008 — Night Painting, Horton Gallery, Lower East Side, New York NY

2006 — Solo Presentation, Vienna Art Fair

2006 — Heavy Easel, Norwich Gallery, Norwich

2005 — New Works, Durham Light Infantry Museum, Durham

2005 — The Boy is made of Plastic, Reg Vardy Gallery, Sunderland

2005 — New Ways to be Alone, Wilkinson Gallery, London

2003 — New Works, Waygood Gallery, Newcastle-Upon-Tyne

2002 — Liste 2002, Young Art Fair, Basel, Switzerland

2002 — New Works, Nylon Gallery, London

2001 — I, Mancunian, The Lowry Gallery, Salford touring under different titles to Nottingham, Angel Row, Leeds City Art Gallery and James Hockey Gallery, Surrey Institute, Arts Council sponsored tour

2001 — New Works, Studio Raffaelli, Trento, Italy

2000 — Some Things Smell in Denmark, Nylon, London

2000 — New Works, University of Northumbria at Newcastle Gallery

1998 — England til it Hurts, Berwick Gymnasium Gallery, Berwick Upon Tweed

1997 — Poets and Dentists, The 312 Gallery, London

1996 — IF, Alternative Art Galleries, London

1994 — Bummed, The Hockney Gallery, R.C.A. London

1990 — One Man Show, The Graves Gallery, Sheffield

 

Group Exhibitions

 

2020 — Slow Painting, (Hayward Gallery Touring), The Levinsky Gallery, The Art Institute, University of Plymouth

2020 — Slow Painting, (Hayward Gallery Touring), The Edge, University of Bath and Bath Spa School of Art and Design

2020 — Slow Painting, (Hayward Gallery Touring), Inverness Museum and Art Gallery, and Thursto Art Gallery

2019 — Slow Painting, (Hayward Gallery Touring), Leeds Art Gallery, Leeds

2014 — TOWER, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2013 — Galleria Bianca, Italy

2013 — Gen X, Galleria D’Arte Moderna e Contemporanea San Marino, San Marino

2013 — Selective Perspectives, Kevin Kavanaugh, Dublin

2012 — 20 YEARS, Monte Clark Gallery, Vancouver BC

2012 — Breadbox, ZieherSmith, New York NY

2012 — British, VIGO, London

2011 — A Sort of Night to the Mind a Kind of Night for our Thoughts, Artary Gallerie, Stuttgart

2011 — Drawing 2011 Biennale Fundraiser, The Drawing Room, London UK

2011 — Keep Floors and Passages Clear, White Columns, New York NY

2010 — FIFTEEN, S1 Artspace, Sheffield

2010— fade away, Transition Gallery, London UK

2010 — Puce Moment, Transition Gallery, London UK

2010 — She Awoke with a Jerk, Andrea Rosen Gallery, New York NY

2010 — Meteor, Galleries at Repton School, Repton, Derby UK

2009 — Paperview, curated by Danny Rolph, John Jones Project Space

2009 — Repetition, Paintwork3 Galerie Borchart Hamburg

2009 — Summer show, Gallery Akinci, Amsterdam

2009 — Paintwork 2, SW1 Gallery, London

2009 — Being There, Gallery Akinci, Amsterdam

2008 — Presence Curated by Robert Mollers, Tony Wight Gallery Chicago USA

2007 — Inaugural Show, ALP/Peter Bergman, Stockholm

2007 — Slim Volume, Curated by Andy Hunt, Hotel Gallery

2007— Paul Housley/Mark Bell, Jessica Bradley Art and Projects, Toronto

2004 — John Moores 23, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool

2004 — Sidelonging, 117 Commercial Road, London

2004 — Works on Paper, Keith Talent Gallery, London

2003 — The Painting Show, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London

2003 — Dirty Pictures, The approach, London

2003 — Yes! I am a long way from home, Wolverhampton Gallery touring to The Nunnery, London, Northern Gallery of Contemporary Art, Sunderland, Herbert Read Gallery, Kent

2003 — The Cat Show, Acme Gallery, Los Angeles

2003 — Arcadia, Laurent Delaye Gallery, London

2002 — Painting and Illustration, The Luckman Institute, Los Angeles

2002 — Closer, Standpoint Gallery, London

2002 — Glossies, Keith Talent Gallery, London

2002 — Yesteryear, Nowadays, Hales Gallery, London

2002 — Air Guitar, Milton Keynes Gallery, touring to The Cornerhouse, Manchester, Angel Row, Nottingham, Carlisle

2001 — The Record Sleeve Show, VTO Gallery, London

2001 — Modern Love, Hobbypop Museum, Dusseldorf touring to VTO Gallery, London

2000 — Zeitgenossen/Contemporanians; Malerei. 20;21 Galerei, Essen

2000 — The Poster Show, Cabinet Gallery, London

2000 — Homage to the Budokhan, Foyles Gallery, London

2000 — Vim and Vigour, Mass, Sheffield

1999 — The Poster Show, Gavin Brown Enterprises, New York

1999 — 9/9/99, Anthony Wilkinson Gallery, London

1999 — EAST International, Norwich Art Gallery, Norwich

1997 — Bad Reproduction, Thames Valley University Gallery, London

1991 — John Moores 17, The Walker Gallery, Liverpool

1990 — Revolver, The Graves Gallery, Sheffield

1989 — 12, The Leadmill, Sheffield

1998 — The Mappin Open, Mappin Gallery, Sheffield

 

Publications

 

2013 — Music from the Studio, Belmacz, London

2007 — EAST 17, 17 Years of EAST, Norwich Gallery

2007 — Berwick Gymnasium Fellowships, Cornerhouse

2006 — Heavy Easel, Dispatch, Norwich Gallery

2005 — The Boy is Made of Plastic, 66 page Catalogue, Art Editions North

2004 — New Works, Exhibition Catalogue, Waygood Gallery

2003 — Masters of the Universe, Exhibition Catalogue, Chapter Gallery

2003 — Yes! I am a long way from home, Exhibition Catalogue, The Redgate Press

2002 — Still Life, Exhibition Catalogue, Gallery Del Tasso Bergamo

2002 — Air Guitar, Catalogue, Milton Keynes Gallery

2002 — Paul Housley, 58 page Catalogue, Lowry Press

2002 — Paul Housley/ Jordan Tinker, 50 page catalogue, Studio Raffaelli

2000 — The American Easy and Other Stories, University Press

 

Bibliography

 

2008 — Time Out London, Critics Choice, December

2008 — Time Out London, Paul Housley In the Studio, Helen Sumpter, November

2008 — Some Have Eyes, Dazed and Confused, Francesca Gavin

2008 — Artforum, Paul Housley, Sunday, Michael Wilson, May

2006 — The Guardian, Exhibition Preview, The Guide, Robert Clark

2005 — The Guardian, Exhibition Preview, The Guide, Robert Clark

2005 — The Guardian, Critics Choice, Jessica Lack

2005 —The Independent, Independent Review, Sue Hubbard

2005 — The Guardian, The Guide, Jessica Lack

2003 — Modern Painters, Channel 4, Television Programme

2002 — Contemporary Magazine, Review, Yesteryear Nowadays, Kate Kitamura

2002 — A.N. Magazine, Beverley Hood

2002 — Hot Tickets, ìRising Starî, Helen Sumpter

2001 — Art Review, Magazine, Ronnie Simpson

2001 — Flux Magazine

2001 — City Life, Marissa Burgess

2001 — Art Monthly, Review of I, Mancunian, The Lowry, Graham Parker

2001 — The Guardian, Review, Alfred Hickling

2001 — Juliet Magazine, Cover

2000 — Tank Magazine

2000 — Limb by Limb, Feature

1999 — Review of EAST International, Dave Beech

1995 — Sunday Telegraph, Review of Royal College Degree Show