1963 - ?

Paul M. Janssens, was born at Willesden, London in 1963, son of Julien Leopold Janssens (died 19 March 2011) and his wife Ivy Rose née Rawkins (1924-9 October 2009), who married at Ealing, London in 1948. Paul graduated from Chelsea School of Art in 1985. He works by experimenting with paint techniques including oils, watercolour, sgraffito (scratch) and mixed media on wood paper and canvas. Paul has travelled extensively including New Zealand, Australia, Malaysia, Iberian Peninsula, Italy, Turkey, Ireland, Orkney Islands and throughout the UK, continuing to produce artwork from his sketch books which has fed into his paintings. Each new destination has inspired him with the ever-changing light and weather creating dramatic forms and textures, the coastlines of Ireland and Britain and the wetlands of East Anglia always prove challenging and exciting subjects. He has exhibited in New Zealand and Portugal and in London, Edinburgh, Manchester, Cambridge, Ely, Abbots Ripton and locally at Bury St Edmund's, Newmarket, and Snape Maltings Galleries. Also showing work at the Leabrooks Gallery in Derbyshire, the Upstairs Gallery, Beccles and the Espacio Gallery, London and has participated in the Cambridge Open Studios since 2003. A member of the March Hare Collective in Bury St Edmund's and runs workshops for adults and children and undertakes commissions. He married in the Cambridge district in 1997, Catherine A. Barnes and had his studio at Fordham, Newmarket, Suffolk. [Fordham is in Cambridgeshire]
Website: http://www.pauljanssens.co.uk

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