A self-taught artist with a PhD in animal behaviour. He is an elected member of the Society of Wildlife Artists (SWLA) and won “Artist of the Year” in 2006 and the Langford Press award in 2012 at their annual exhibition at London’s Mall Galleries. 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. His work has featured in numerous art publications and books.
Painting for a living allows Paul the time and opportunity to enjoy his passion for nature and the outdoors. His other pastimes include climbing mountains and kayaking. He lives in St Andrews with his partner and their three children.