Category Archives: Shows

The Land, The Sea and The All-Encompassing Sky

My latest exhibition at Green Chair gallery is now on!

Entitled The Land, The Sea and The All-Encompassing Sky, this online show is exhibiting 18 or so of my landscapes and seascapes, including both studio and en plein air works.

So far, the feedback from Green Chair, the online gallery hosting the exhibition, has indicated an average of 54 clicks per painting since the launch on Friday 6th, which is excellent news!

Lower Sands Sunrise (12″ x 12″ oil on panel) by Paul Apps U.A.

The most popular paintings so far, according to the feedback I’ve received, are ‘Lower Sands Sunrise’ and ‘Lower Sands Walker’ with over 70 clicks each so far.

I’m delighted that these two paintings in particular have been so popular as these are two of my favourites in the show.

Lower Sands Walker (8″ x 10″ oil on panel) by Paul Apps U.A.

The exhibition runs until 9th February so please do visit Green Chair Gallery to see the show!

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Exhibition at Green Chair Gallery – 6th January 2018

I hope you all had a very restful and enjoyable Christmas and Happy New Year!

To start the New Year, I’ve a new exhibition beginning on Saturday 6th January 2018 at Green Chair Gallery.

The exhibition is entitled ‘the land, the sea and the all-encompassing sky’ and will be showing a selection of my seascapes and landscapes.

Snow at Hothfield Common.  Oil (en plein air) 8″ x 10″

Green Chair is a new concept in art galleries in that it is entirely online but works exactly like a high street gallery.  It holds regular exhibitions of both established and up-and-coming artists and you can purchase the exhibited paintings through them.

Green Chair Gallery provides another much-needed platform for artists to get their work more widely known.  See their website to see the full range of artists  who have exhibited at Green Chair and the wonderful artwork on display.

Sunset at Dymchurch. Oil on panel. 24″ x 24″

My exhibition runs until 9th February and I’m delighted to be exhibiting with Green Chair Gallery.

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Forthcoming Exhibition at Green Chair Gallery

To start the New Year I have been invited to exhibit at Green Chair Gallery and the exhibition will start on the 6th January 2018!

Entitled ‘The Land, the Sea and the All-Covering Sky,” the exhibition will display about 18 of my landscape and seascape paintings.  I was approached by Green Chair after the successful Sea Edge exhibition in Hythe in October.

Sunrise at Dymchurch. Oil on panel. 24″ x 24″

Green Chair is a new concept in that it is entirely online but works exactly like a high street gallery.  It holds regular exhibitions of both established and up-and-coming artists and you can purchase the exhibited paintings through them.

I am delighted to be exhibiting with Green Chair which provides another much-needed platform for artists to get their work more widely known.  Check out their website and see the wonderful range of artwork on display.

Dog Walking at Greatstone (en plein air). 8″ x 10″ Oil on panel.

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Sea Edge Exhibition: 20th-29th October

Don’t forget to pop into the exciting Sea Edge art exhibition at the Tin Tabernacle, Hythe which starts today and runs until the 29th October!

The exhibition, part of the Folkestone Triennial Arts Festival, is open from 10am-6pm and will be showing the work of some really gifted artists, all working in a wide range of different media.

Hastings Pier. Oil on board. 8″ x 16″. £650

The sea, and people’s differing responses to it, is the theme of the exhibition and the artists exhibiting are Annie Catford, Laura Froude, David Lay, Andy Maguire, Phyllis McDowell, Catherine Robinson, Mike Sanders, Dee Taylor, Steve Thompson and yours truly!

Alongside some truly beautiful paintings there will be browsers and greetings cards, all with a sea-relate theme.  So it should be a really great show with something for everyone.

Sandcastles at Viking Bay (study). Oil on board. 8″ x 10″. £450

Hope to see you there!

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Sea Edge Exhibition, Hythe – 20th-29th October 2017

I’m delighted to be a part of the forthcoming Sea Edge Exhibition to be held at the Tin Tabernacle, Portland Road, Hythe from the 20th-29th October, 10am-6pm.

The exhibition is being held as part of the Folkestone Triennial Arts Festival and this dynamic exhibition includes work by myself and a further 9 artists.

The exhibition is based around the theme of the sea and the artistic response to its physicality and the symbolic hold that the sea has on the human imagination.

Sennen Cove by Paul Apps. Oil en plein air. £450.

Lower Sands, Dymchurch by Paul Apps U.A. Oil. £650.

Although chiefly focussed on visual art, the Sea Edge exhibition also draws on poems and prose which examine man’s relationship with the sea, with each artist selecting texts that have a personal resonance or connection to their work in the show.

Artists exhibiting work include Annie Catford, Laura Froude, David Lay, Andy Maguire, Phyllis McDowell, Catherine Robinson, Mike Sanders, Dee Taylor and Steve Thompson.

It should be a really good exhibition so I hope you can make it!

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Summer Exhibition & Sale Day

Summer Exhibition & Sale Day – Saturday 19th August

Come along on Saturday 19th August to the Exhibition and Sale of the paintings from the book ‘Lakes, Rivers and Streams in Acrylic’ at my gallery at 7-9 Marine Walk Street, Hythe!

Water, in all it’s variations, is the subject matter of the exhibition and there are paintings depicting local scenes of the Romney Marsh as well as from Scotland and the USA.  There really is something for every taste!

All the paintings in the exhibition are available to reserve/purchase at a fixed price of £850 and are beautifully presented in a handcrafted and painted wood frame individually created for that painting.

Swallows on the Romney Marsh£850 Acrylic on board 12″ x 16″

There will also be a wide range of original paintings, prints, signed books, gifts and art materials.  Hope to see you there!

Highland Falls.  £850 Acrylic on board 16″ x 12″”

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Summer Open Weekend: Exhibition Preview

Preview Evening – Friday 18th August

I’m delighted to invite you to attend the preview of a one-off exhibition of my paintings at my gallery at 7-9 Marine Walk Street, Hythe!

The evening begins at 6.30pm and wine and nibbles will be served.

River Thames and Tower Bridge. £850 Acrylic on board 12″ x 16″

This is the first that all of the paintings from my very successful book Lakes, Rivers and Streams in Acrylic (2015) have all been exhibited together and, as you can see, water, in all it’s variations, is the subject matter!

There are paintings depicting local scenes of the Romney Marsh as well as from Scotland and the USA.  There really is something for every taste!

All the paintings in the exhibition are available to reserve/purchase at a fixed price and are beautifully presented in a handcrafted and painted wood frame individually created for that painting.

Swallows on the Romney Marsh£850 Acrylic on board 12″ x 16″

You can register your interest in attending by emailing  paulappsfineart@icloud.com with the title ‘Preview Evening’ or via the contact page on the gallery website.

Or, if you’re local to Hythe, why not pop along during the evening?

Hope to see you there!

Highland Falls.  £850 Acrylic on board 16″ x 12″”

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Summer Open Weekend

Summer Open Weekend!

River Thames and Tower Bridge. £850 Acrylic on board 12″ x 16″

To celebrate summer I’m holding an Open Weekend at my gallery, Paul Apps Fine Art, at 7-9 Marine Walk Street, Hythe and would like to invite you to join me!

The occasion is to showcase the 24 paintings that I created for my very successful book Lakes, Rivers and Streams in Acrylic which published in 2015 by Search Press.

Water, in all its many variations from mighty rivers to babbling brooks, is the subject matter and the paintings include local scenes from the Romney Marsh as well as from across the UK, alongside scenes from further afield including the USA and Scotland.

Swallows on the Romney Marsh£850 Acrylic on board 12″ x 16″

Invitation Preview Evening and Reception: Friday 19th August, 6.30 to 9.15pm

Join me for drinks on the evening before the sale day to preview the showcase paintings.  You will be able to secure your favourite painting before the sale begins!

Sale Open Day: Saturday 20th August, 10am to 5pm

Come in and meet me and see the stunning range of paintings in the gallery. Alongside the showcased artwork there is a good selection of original oil and watercolour paintings, prints, art books, gifts, cards and artist’s materials.

This is the first time the paintings have been released and each painting is a one-off original.  Each painting will be sold at a fixed price of £850!!

The paintings, each sized at 12″ x 16″, will be sold framed.

Prior interest in the event can be registered in advance by emailing paulappsfineart@icloud.com with the title ‘Summer Open Evening’ or via the contact page on the gallery website.

Prior registrations will automatically be invited to attend the preview evening reception.  Hope to see you there!

Highland Falls.  £850 Acrylic on board 16″ x 12″”

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DSWF Artist of the Year Finalist!

I’m really pleased to have made the finals of the David Shepherd Wildlife Fund Wildlife Artist of the Year with my painting ‘In the Shadows’!

In the Shadows by Paul Apps U.A., S.A.A.

I attended the preview night on Tuesday 27th at the Mall Galleries, London and it was amazing.  There was a real buzz in the gallery and the standard of art on show was stunning.

Myself and some of the other finalist at the DSWF preview evening

If you can do go and see the exhibition, it’s incredible and for a really worthwhile cause.  It was also great to catch up with many old friends and to make new ones!

It was great, too, to meet up again with David Shepherd himself.  He’s a wonderful ambassador for wildlife conservation and an inspiration to all wildlife artists.  I’m honoured to count him as a friend.

Myself with David Shepherd

Will keep you posted on the outcome of the finals – fingers crossed!

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Hythe Art Society Summer Exhibition

I’m exhibiting this year at the Hythe Art Society’s Summer Exhibition at the Tin Tabernacle in Hythe.

The exhibition runs from 8th-6th July (10-5pm) and entry is free.

There will be a varied range of subject matter in a variety of different media on display, all the work of the talented members of the Society.

Fishermen at Lower Sands, Dymchurch.  Oil on gesso board. £850. BUY NOW

RSPB Reserve, Rye. Oil on gesso board. £650. BUY NOW

I’m exhibiting three oil paintings, two of which are shown above, and I will also have a selection of my watercolours of local scenes in the browser.

Come along and support Hythe Art Society!

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