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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 writes for 'the Artist' magazine and is the founder member of Urban Sketchers Canterbury

He has appeared on Sky Arts - Landscape Artist of the Year 2015 and 2020 as a competitor in the Waddesdon Manor and Chartwell heats of the series.


selected exhibitions

The Royal Institute for Painters in Watercolours Exhibition

The Royal Society of Marine Artists Exhibition

The Royal Academy Summer Exhibition

The London Group Open Exhibition

The Royal Watercolour Society Open Exhibition

The Art in the Dockyard Exhibition, Chatham

The Sunday Times Watercolour Competition

The "Outside The White Cube"

The Cork Street Open Art Exhibition

The Artist and Leisure Painter Exhibition

The Turner Contemporary Open Exhibition

Chelsea Art Society Open Exhibition