Personal Details

Date of Birth: 1969
Nationality: British
Website: www.paulmsmith.co.uk

Education

2006 - 2007: PG Cert Higher Education, ARU, Cambridge
1995 - 1997: MA RCA Photography, Royal College of Art
1991 - 1995: BA Hons, Fine Art, 2.1, Coventry University
1990 - 1991: Diploma, Foundation Art and Design, Trowbridge College
1988 - 1989: A Level Art, Night School, HM Forces, Germany

Positions Held

2008 - present: Senior lecturer, Coventry University
1998 - 2008: Senior Lecturer, Anglia Ruskin University, Cambridge
2004 - 2005: Lecturer, Cavendish College, London
1995 - 2005: Lecturer / Course leader, Photography Residential, RPS Bath
1998 - 2005: Senior Lecturer, Richmond College, London (Part-time)
1997 - 1998: Lecturer, Bedford College, Bedford (Part-time)
1997 - 1997: Lecturer, Brookes University, Oxford (Part-time)
1993 - 1994: Photographer in Residence for the Duke of Edinburgh's Award
1985 - 1990: HM Forces Combat Engineer, Public Relations Photographer, Paramedic

Awards

October 2001: 'Vic Odden Award', The Royal Photographic Society
February 1999: 'Citibank Photography Prize 1999', Short listed
October 1996: 'The John Kobal Portrait', Award Runner up
April 1996: 'Renaissance Arts Awards', Finalist
December 1995: 'Serco Competition' (RCA), First prize
November 1995: 'Kentmere student awards', Second prize
August 1993: Fuji /Halina Bursary

Commercial Projects

2005: Real People magazine
2005: Matthesons Fridge Raiders
2003: BT Business - Advertising Campaign
2002: Rise - Channel 4 - Advertising Campaign
2001: Dickson Manchester Underwriting, Private Commission
2001: Robbie Williams - Sing when you're winning - CD / Advertising Campaign

Solo Exhibitions

December 2006: 'Mr Smith', Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
September 2003: 'Free Range', Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
June 2003: 'My name is Smith', Galerie Bertin-Toublanc, Paris
September 2002: 'This Is Not Pornography' Espacio Minimo, Spain
April 2002: 'This Is Not Pornography', Robert Sandelson Gallery, London
April 2002: 'Retrospective', Great Eastern Hotel, London
March 2002: 'Robbie Williams & Artists Rifles', Loco Co, Berlin
October 2001: 'Action', Museo de Arte Carrillo Gil, Mexico City
September 2001: 'This Is Not Pornography', Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
May 2001: 'Action', B&D Studio, Milan, Italy
April 2001: 'Robbie Williams', Enders Projects, Frankfurt, Germany
November 2000: 'Make My Night', Enders Projects, Frankfurt, German
June 2000: 'Action', Robert Sandelson, 5 Cork Street, London
April 2000: 'Make My Night', Kunstlerhaus Palais, Bregenz, Austria
March 2000: 'Make My Night' Studio d'Arte Raffaelli, Italy
February 1999: 'What are friends for ?' Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
January 1998: 'Artists Rifles', Royal Photographic Society, Bath
May 1994: 'D of E Show', The Photographers Gallery, London
February 1993: Focus Exhibition, Birmingham

Group Exhibitions

June 2012: 'Flight and the Artistic Imagination', Compton Verney, UK
March 2012: 'From Highfiled Road to Wembley Way', Herbert ArtGallery and Museum, Coventry, UK
January 2012: 'Door de bril van Hans', Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
February 2007: 'My Vision', Zephyr, Mannheim, Germany
October 2006: 'Fete Promise' Centre de Creation Contemporaine, Tours, France
October 2005: 'Rundlederwelten' Martin-Gropius-Bau, Berlin
September 2005: 'Oracle of Truth' Aeroplastics, Belgium
January 2005: 'Coolhunters' Stadtische Galerie Karlsruhe
November 2004: 'Swimming Pool' Kunst Museum, Heidenheim, Germany
October 2004: 'Piss Off' Museum of New Art (mona) Michigan, USA
September 2004: 'Divine Heroes' Minoriten-Galleries, Graz, Austria
July 2004: 'Cokkie's Summer Set Up, Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
April 2004: 'Body' Gimm Eis, Sturlasgade, Copenhagen
August 2003: 'Retrospectacle', Denver Art Museum
June 2003: 'Staring in the dark', Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney
January 2003: Cokkie Snoei, Rotterdam
September 2002: John Kobal Portrait Award, National Portait Gallery, London
September 2002: 'Identity Paradox' Austin Museum of Digital Art's, Texas
June 2002: 'Erotica', B & D studio, Milan, Italy
June 2002: 'Porn?' Proud Gallery, London
June 2002: '5:1' Fotogalerie Alte Feuerwache, Mannheim, Germany
May 2002: 'Gap', Museum am Ostwall, Dortmund, Germany
September 2001: 'This Is Not Pornography', Cokkie Snoei, Amsterdam
April 2001: Charity Auction, Robbie Williams, Bid It Sum, Sotherby's, London
June 2000: 'Warning Shots', Royal Armouries, Leeds
June 2000: 'Docudrama', Bury St Edmunds Festival
June 2000: 'Make My Night', Scott Nichols, San Francisco
March 2000: Luciano Inga-Pin, Milan, Italy
January 2000: 'Complicity', Australian Centre for Photography, Sydney, Australia
June 1999: 'New Paths', Santiago, Spain
February 1999: 'The Citibank 1999', The Photographers Gallery, London
January 1999: 'Neurotic Realism', Saatchi Gallery, London
March 1997: F-stop Media Station, Bath
October 1996: John Kobal Award, National Portrait Gallery, London

Art Fairs and Festivals

February 2007: Arco, Spain, (Espacio Minimo)
January 2007: Rotterdam, Holland (Cokkie Snoei)
November 2005: Paris Photo, France (Cokkie Snoei)
December 2002: Art Basel, Miami
March 2002: Fotofest, Houston, Texas
October 2001: Berlin, (Cokkie Snoei)
September 2001: Printemps de septembre, Toulouse, France
July 2001: Galway, Ireland
February 2000: Armory 2000, New York (Robert Sandelson)
December 1999: Art Fair, Art Cologne (Cokkie Snoei)
June 1999: Liste 99, The Young Art Fair in Basel (Cokkie Snoei)
June 1999: Art Amsterdam/KunstRAI 1999 (Cokkie Snoei)
September 1998: InfoWar, Ars Electronica, Linz, Austria

Collections

April 2007: Chadha Collection
April 2007: Helmond Museum
November 2005: Aeroplastics Contemporary
June 2004: Great Eastern Hotel, London
February 2001: Robbie Williams, Collection
February 2000: Denver Museum, USA
June 1999: Royal Armories Museum, Leeds
May 1999: Caldic Collection, USA
June 1997: Saatchi Gallery

Exhibition Catalogues and Books

November 2005: Anstoss, Rundlederwelten
November 2004: Text und Wahrheit, Peter Lang
October 2004: Swimming Pool, Kunstmuseum
September 2004: Disruptive Pattern Material, DPM Ltd (BVI)
January 2004: Paul M Smith, Goliath
September 2003: Digital Art, Thames & Hudson
October 2002: The John Kobal Award exhibition catalogue
June 2002: Blink, Phaidon
June 2002: Porn ? Vision On
February 2001: I Am A Camera, The Saatchi Gallery, Booth-Clibborn
January 2000: Material Man, Masculinity Sexuality Style, Abrams
August 1999: Young British Art, The Saatchi Decade, Booth-Clibborn
June 1999: Nuevos Caminos, Galicia, Spain
January 1999: The Citibank Exhibition catalogue, The Photographers Gallery
September 1998: Info War, ARS Electronica
July 1998: Wild, Issue one
May 1998: The New Neurotic Realism, The Saatchi Gallery
October 1996: The John Kobal Award exhibition catalogue

Gallery Representation

Cokkie Snoei - Rotterdam, Holland - www.cokkiesnoei.com