Paul studied fine art at Chelsea School of Art and Sheffield Polytechnic specialising in painting, print making and photography. He has taught at many art and design faculties including Leeds College of Art and Design, Bradford Regional College of Art and Design, Goldsmiths University and University Centre Croydon; where he was formerly Acting Program Leader for the Fine Art degree programme. His own work and teaching has explored the combination of New Media with traditional methodologies and approaches to drawing, painting and photography with site specific events, installation with multi-media projections, and urban environments interventions wiht, for instance, the Croydon 'Skyline' project. Additionally, Paul has been a lifelong practitioner of traditional darkroom and analogue skills, with extensive digital knowledge based on studio and location photography and video. He has delivered these techniques via teaching and lecturing to students studying fashion, graphics and a range of other art and design courses. Paul has also worked as a freelance documentary photographer, contributing to various publications and organisations. He trained in Holography in San Francisco during a Rockefeller scholarship, and subsequently with colleagues established the Holographic facility at Goldsmiths College, London University. His work has also been widely exhibited, with his more current images being based on multi-exposure object photography, exploring the nature of film as a layered recording medium to refelect the nature of memory, loss and imagination within traditional approaches to 'Still Life'.
Sam is a practicing artist, having studied at Edinburgh College of Art, Belgrade Academy of Fine Art and the Slade School of Fine Art, as well as completing an MA in Environmental Philosophy at the University of Central Lancashire. As her creative practice has developed to include writing, she is currently working on a PhD in Creative Writing at St Andrews University. Sam has many years of experience in higher education, and she has taught both studio-based and text-based critical studies modules on the Digital Art, Photography, and Contemporary Art Practice degree programmes at the University of the West of Scotland. She previously taught at Edinburgh College of Art for ten years, and acted as visiting lecturer at the University of the Arts London, Gray’s School of Art and the University of Tasmania. Sam continues to work and exhibit as an artist, working with video, photography, text and installation
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