Paul Greenleaf studied post-graduate photography at Central Saint Martins, University of the Arts London.

He has exhibited in the UK and internationally. Awards include the Bar-Tur Award 2012 and an Artquest Bursary. His work has been exhibited at The Photographers' Gallery FreshFaced&WildEyed, shortlisted for the Catlin Art Prize and included in FutureMap exhibition showcasing the best cutting edge talent from University of the Arts London graduates.

Work has been published in Artists' Postcards: A Compendium published by Reaction Books, Glass Magazine 'Avant Art' section and Joerg Colberg's Conscientious.

Paul is actively publishing books, postcards and electronic music work, available here.

Born in UK, living and working in London, Paul is a Professional Doctorate Researcher in Fine Art and part-time lecturer BA (Hons) photography at University of East London.

Selected exhibitions

2018 Fine Art Professional Doctorate Showcase, AVA Gallery, University of East London

2016 Territorial, The Cass, London Metropolitan University, London

2016 Hollyshorts Film Festival, TCL Chinese 6 Theatres, Hollywood, California

2016 Anthropcene, AVA Gallery, University of East London

2016 Wish You Were Here? Hestercombe Gallery, Taunton, Somerset

2015 Wish You Were Here?, Midlands Art Centre, Birmingham

2014 The Postcard is a Public Work of Art, X Marks the Bökship, London

2012 Resort, Transition Gallery, London

2012 Detached, Penny Fielding Gallery, London

2011 Catlin Art Prize 5th Anniversary Exhibition, The Tramshed, London

2010 The Walthamstow Tapestry (after Grayson Perry) Tower Mews, London

2009 Do Not Feed The Birds, Photomonth, Shoreditch, London

2008 Contacts & Correspondence, Maverik Showroom, London

2008 Fresh Faced and Wild Eyed 08, The Photographers' Gallery, London

2008 Catlin Art Prize, My Life In Art, London

2008 Experimental Sound Weekend, Leas Lift, Folkestone

2007 Future Map '07, The Arts Gallery, London

2007 Artisit?, 2 Henry Street, Galway, Ireland

2007 Photo Month - Photo Salon, Four Corners, London

2007 O Dreamland (Transition Gallery goes to the seaside), Sea Beach House, Greatstone, Kent

2007 Strikethrough, The Hilton Trafalgar, London

Collections & Awards

Work is included in: Zabludowicz Collection, David Roberts' Art Foundation Collection, Richard Greer Collection, The University of the Arts, London Collection, Various private collections

Bar-Tur Award - winner, alumni category 2012

Artquest Bursary Award - winner 2012

Catlin Art Prize - finalist 2008

Publications / Reviews / Press:

2016 Igloo Magazine Spores EP review

2012 A Model of Suburban Living, local Guardian newspaper article

2011 Artists' Postcards: A Compendium, Reaktion Books, Jeremy Cooper

2011 Glass Magazine (October/November), Avant Art section

Joerg Colberg's Conscientious


Le Cool Magazine


2006 - 2007 Postgraduate Certificate: Photography (distinction)
Central Saint Martins College of Art and Design, University of the Arts, London

1988 - 1990 BTEC Higher National Diploma in Graphic Design
Dunstable College of Further Education, Bedfordshire

1987 - 1988 BTEC Diploma in General Art and Design
Lincoln College of Art and Design, Lincolnshire