Paul Gadenne is a Canterbury-based artist who is equally at home working in watercolour, acrylic and oil. He is a Chartered Designer with a background in commercial Interior Architecture and Exhibition Design. His own practice, Paul Gadenne Associates, worked successfully throughout the Eighties in Canterbury and London. Paul has been a Design Lecturer at Hastings College of Art and taught Graphics and Design at St Edmund’s School Canterbury for over 20 years. His work features a wide range of subjects but most tend to have an element of narrative and the everyday. Paul’s paintings are in public and private collections in the UK and abroad and can be seen at local Art Galleries and Open Art Shows throughout the year. Paul is an SAA Professional Art Teacher and currently teaches "Art for Everyone" - art lessons for adults of all abilities at venues in Dunkirk and Sandwich, Kent. He recently appeared on Sky Arts - Landscape Artist of the Year 2015 as a competitor in the Waddesdon Manor heat of the series finishing as joint heat runner-up.
Acrylics, Drawing, Mixed Media, Oil, Pastel, Pen And Ink, Pen And Wash, Pencil/Charcoal, Printing, Watercolour, Watercolour Pencil
Flowers or Gardens, Landscape or Woodland Scene, Portrait or Figure, Still Life, Townscape or Streetscene
- Sky Arts-Landscape Artist of the Year 2015. Heat Runner Up.
- The Bainbridge-Copnall Art Trophy 2014 (Canterbury Society of Art) with 'Leviathan'.
- Winsor & Newton Runner-up Prize for 'No.3 Slip' - Royal Watercolour Society Open Exhibit