1937 - ?

Paula Nightingale

Paula Nightingale, was born at Lewisham, London in 1937, daughter of Herbert Paul Nightingale (22 June 1888-25 June 1965), a school master, and his wife Adrienne Margaret née Houston (10 February 1910-2001), who married at Lewisham in 1934 and in 1939 were living at 29a Crystal Palace Park Road, Beckenham, Kent. Being passionate about art, Paula graduated from Beckenham School of Art and followed this with a 1st class honours degree from the Royal College of Art. She then completed a year's Scholarship at the Akademie der Bildenden Kunst in Munich, where she explored the techniques of etching. In the early 1970s she settled in Aldeburgh, Suffolk with the Suffolk coast being the artist's continuing inspiration and she captures the timeless quality of this county. Paula's work has been exhibited at the Victoria & Albert Museum; Alpine Gallery; New Grafton Gallery and Mercury Gallery in London and Thompsonís Gallery, Aldeburgh and many other venues. Her work has been accepted for an Open Exhibition at the V & A Museum and in 1989 for the Royal Academy Summer Exhibition. An Associate of the Royal College Art and a member of the she Suffolk Open Studios from her studio at The Boathouse, rear of 17 Commodore Road, Oulton Broad, Suffolk where she teaches painting and print-making and also teaches at the Ravensbourne College of Art.

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