Paul Crook studied BA(Hon) Fine Art at Falmouth School of Art and MA Fine Art at Birmingham Polytechnic. He is based in Warwickshire working as a fine artist/painter and lecturer in Fine Art. Since graduating from university his paintings have been selected for exhibitions in the UK and overseas.

2019 - 2020  Coventry Biennial of Contemporary Art

                     Spot the Artist, Porthmoer Studios, St.Ives Cornwall

                     Taster, Temperance Gallery, Leamington Spa

                     Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London

                     Leamington Spa Art Gallery Open Exhibition


2018             Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London

                     New Light Art Prize, Touring Exhibition

                     BEEP Painting Biennial, Swansea, Wales

                     GM Art Prize, Stockport Art Gallery, Manchester

                     Balance Artist Workhouse Studley Arts Festival

                     The KPP Prize ‘Forms Assembled in the Light’ Sunny Bank Mills, Leeds

                     Derwent Drawing Prize, Mall Galleries and Touring Exhibition


2016 - 2017  Northern Routes 2021 Visual Arts Centre, Lincolnshire

                     Winter Show, Byard Art Gallery, Cambridge

                     Wells Art Contemporary, Wells

                     Bankley Open Call, Bankley Gallery, Manchester

                     This must be the place I never wanted to leave, Wales International

                     Painting Prize. Touring exhibition

                     Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, London

                     Precious Little, touring exhibition, Athens contemporary art fair and

                     Harrington Mill Gallery, Nottingham.

                     Trygve Lie Gallery, New York, U.S.A


2014 - 2015  Common Land, Custom House Gallery, Westport, Ireland

                     Sir Terry Frost Gallery, Worcester

                     Winter Exhibition, Custom House Gallery, Westport.

                     Matter. Place. Another, Gallery 202

                     Hometown, Hemingwayart, Oxford

                     Grey, Harrington Mill Gallery, Nottingham


2012 - 2013  SPACE 2 Gallery, Watford

                     MAC, Birmingham

                     Market Place Arts Centre, Armagh, N. Ireland

                     BEEP 2012 Wales International Contemporary Painting Prize

                     Houses, Bungalows and Flats, Dean Clough Gallery, Halifax


2011             Drawing Connections, Sienna Arts Institute, Sienna, Italy

                     Nottingham Castle Open - Prize winner, Ian Robertson Award

                     Through a Glass Lightly, Gocart Gallery, Visby, Gotland, Sweden

                     Leamington Open – 1st Prize winner, Leamington Art Gallery


2010 - 2007  Harrington Mill Gallery, Nottingham                    

                     Leamington Open, Leamington Art Gallery

                     Rugby Open, Rugby Art Gallery and Museum


2000 – 2002 Caught in the Act, Wall Painting Project, Stroud House Gallery

                     Droichead Arts Centre, Ireland

                     Bedford Hill Gallery, London

                     Site and Sound, Warwick Museum

                     Exhibition 5, Spitalfields Studio Gallery, London

                     Recent paintings, Monaghan County Museum and Art Gallery, Ireland


1993 - 1999  New Paintings, Bond Wharf Gallery, Birmingham

                     Art on the Move, Warwick                                   

                     Heart of England Biennial, Herbert Art Gallery, Coventry

                     Coventry Open, Herbert Art Gallery. Coventry


1985 – 1992 White Walls, Kargo Studios, Hull

                     Hull Open, Ferens Art Gallery, Hull

                     BBC Contemporary Art Competition, Salford Art Gallery, Manchester

                     Germinations 4, Biennale des Ecoles d’Art European Touring Exhibition, Marseille, Breda, London, Bonn

                     The Leicestershire Exhibition, Beaumanor Hall, Leicester

                     Crescent Art Gallery, Scarborough

                     International Exhibition Centre, Toulouse, France

                     Four Painters, Cambourne College, Cornwall


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