Biography

1950 Born in London. Died 23 November 2015
1969-1973 Camberwell School of Art
1973-1975 Royal College of Art

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS

1984 ‘Summer Fragments’, Thumb Gallery, London
1986 ‘Entry into the Temples of Delight’, Thumb Gallery, London
1987 ‘Excavations’, Thumb Gallery, London.
1989 Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris, France.
1990 Gallery Cafe Mandy, Bergenz, Austria.
Landers Bank in association with Rhomberg Textile Co, Bregenz
1991 ‘New Work’, Thumb Gallery, London
‘Recent Paintings’, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris
1993 Champagne Vranken, Epernay.
1994 ‘Untitled 1-17’, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris.
‘Small Painting and Works on Pape’r, Jill George Gallery, London.
1995 ‘Recent Work’, Galerie Wam, Caen, France.
1996 ‘Paintings and Works on Paper’, Jill George Gallery, London.
1998 ‘Light Years’, Brighton Festival, University of Brighton Gallery.
1999 ‘Light Years’, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris.
2000 ‘Looking for New Horizons’, Jill George Gallery, London
2004 Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris, (2 person)
‘Living in London’, Jill George Gallery , London
2006 ‘New Monoprints and Small Paintings’, Jill George Gallery , London
2009 Galerie Pascal Gabert,Paris
2012 Jill George at Conningsby Gallery, London, with Alison Lambert.
2015 Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris. Retrospective Exhibition

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

1980 St Pauls Gallery, Leeds.
Brighton Polytechnic Gallery, Brighton.
1982 Hayward Annual, Hayward Gallery, London.
John Moores Exhibition, Walker Art Gallery, Liverpool.
1983 Art Haus, Dornbirn, Austria.
‘Six Draughtsmen’, Brighton Polytechnic Gallery, Brighton.
‘Summer Show’, Thumb Gallery, London.
‘The Music Show’, Thumb Gallery, London.
’10 Years On’, Thumb Gallery, London
1984-1986 International Contemporary Art Fair, London (Thumb Gallery)
1985 Art Haus, Dornbirn, Austria.
1986-1988 International Contemporary Art Fair, Los Angeles (Thumb Gallery)
1987 Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris.
’38 Lexington Street’, Thumb Gallery, London.
1988 ‘Group Show’, Thumb Gallery, London
Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris.
‘The Drawing Show’, Thumb Gallery, London.
1989 ART 89, Islington, London (Thumb Gallery)
Galerie Musee d Art Contemporain de Chamalieres, France
’17 articles des Droits de l’Homme’, Centre Georges Pompidou, Paris.
’17 articles des Droits de l’Homme’, mural, Herouville-St-Clair, Normandie.
1990 ‘1990 Summer Show’, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris.
‘London to Atlanta’, Atlanta, USA (Thumb Gallery)
‘The Drawing Show II’, Thumb Gallery, London.
1991 ‘5+1’,Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris.
Decouvertes, Paris (Galerie Pascal Gabert)
‘Friends and Contemporaries’, John Jones Gallery, London.
1992 Salon de Montrouge.
‘A Toulouse-Lautrec’, Musee Toulouse-Lautrec, Albi.
’40 Artists’, John Jones Gallery, London.
1993 ‘A Toulouse-Lautrec’, Musee des Beaux-Arts, Pau, France.
’30 Ans de la ville’ (mural), Herouville-St-Clair, Normandy, France.
‘Works of Peace, 111 artists’, Gallery Bhak, Seoul, Korea.
‘La Nuque’, Au Cabinet d Amateur, Paris.
Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris.
1994 ‘Quand les Poetes Inspirent les Peintres’, Au Cabinet d Amateur, Paris
‘Autour de Guernica’, Conseil Regional de Basse-Normandy, France
‘L’Art et le Gout’, Les Pecheurs d Etaples, Lille , France
‘Collection de l’Artiste’, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris
Print Fair, Concourse Gallery, Barbican Centre, London
1995 ‘Drawing Show III’, Jill George Gallery , London
‘Collection de l’Artiste’, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris
‘Poissons’, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris
‘1st Avril’, Galerie Wam, Caen, France
‘Maman les P’tits Bateaux’, Galerie Wam, Caen, France
1996 ART 96 and Contemporary Print Show, London.
‘Au Marriage de la Vierge’, Galerie Wam, Caen, France.
1997 ‘Small Works’, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris.
ART 97, The Glasgow Art Fair and Contemporary Print Show (Advanced Graphics London).
1998 20th Century Art Fair, London ( Jill George Gallery )
‘Collection de l’Artiste I’, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris
Herouville-St-Clair , Normandy , France
1999 Santa Fe Art Fair, Santa Fe, USA ( Jill George Gallery )
Galerie Wam, Caen, France
2000 ‘2K, 2K’, Jill George Gallery , London
20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London ( Jill George Gallery )
‘Collection de l’Artiste III’, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris
Print Studio, Dublin
Toronto International Art Fair, Canada ( Jill George Gallery )
2001 ART 2001, London ( Jill George Gallery )
Palm Springs International Art Fair, USA ( Jill George Gallery )
20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London ( Jill George Gallery )
Toronto International Art Fair, Canada ( Jill George Gallery )
2002 Art Palm Beach, Florida , USA (Jill George Gallery)
ART 2002, London (Jill George Gallery)
Group Show, Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris
Chicago International Art Fair, USA (Jill George Gallery)
Art London, Duke of York’s Headquarters, Chelsea (Jill George Gallery)
‘Paintings’, Jill George Gallery , London
Toronto International Art Fair, Canada (Jill George Gallery)
2003 Art Palm Beach, Florida, USA (Jill George Gallery)
ART 2003, London (Jill George Gallery)
Art Chicago, Chicago , USA (Jill George Gallery)
Toronto International Art Fair, Canada (Jill George Gallery)
2004 Palm Beach Contemporary Art Fair, Florida, USA ( Jill George Gallery )
2005 Art London, Burtons Court, Chelsea, ( Jill George Gallery )
‘Duets’, Europa Gallery, Sutton Central Library
2006 Art Madrid, Madrid (Jill George Gallery)
Toronto International Art Fair, Toronto, Canada, (Jill George Gallery)
2007 ART 2007, London Art Fair, Islington, London ( Jill George Gallery)
Art Chicago, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, USA (Jill George Gallery)
2009 ART 2009, London Art Fair, Islington, London ( Jill George Gallery)
20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London (Jill George Gallery).
2010 Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris, France
Art Chicago, Merchandise Mart, Chicago, USA (Jill George Gallery)
Royal Academy Print Fair (Advanced Graphics,London)
20/21 British Art Fair, Royal College of Art, London (Jill George Gallery).
Toronto Art Fair, Toronto ,Canada (Jill George Gallery)
2011 ‘Group Show’, Galerie Artist, Pascal Gabert, Paris
London Art Fair,Islington ( Jill George Gallery )
London Art fair, Islington ( Advanced Graphics London )
2012 ‘New Publications’, Advanced Graphics,London
London Art Fair, Islington ( Jill George Gallery )
Toronto Art Fair,Toronto,Canada ( Jill George Gallery )
London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London ( Advanced Graphics London )
IFPDA Print Fair, Park Avenue Amory ( Advanced Graphics London )
2013 London Art Fair,Islington ( Jill George Gallery )
London Art fair, Islington ( Advanced Graphics London )
Toronto Art Fair,Toronto,Canada ( Jill George Gallery )
London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London ( Advanced Graphics London )
IFPDA Print Fair, Park Avenue, Amory ( Advanced Graphics London )
Galerie Pascal Gabert, Paris, France
2014 London Art Fair,Islington ( Jill George Gallery )
London Art fair, Islington ( Advanced Graphics London )
London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London ( Advanced Graphics London )
IFPDA Print Fair, Park Avenue, Amory ( Advanced Graphics London )
2015 London Art Fair, Islington ( Jill George Gallery )
London Art fair, Islington ( Advanced Graphics London )
London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London ( Advanced Graphics London )
IFPDA Print Fair, Park Avenue, Amory ( Advanced Graphics London )
2016 London Art Fair, Islington ( Jill George Gallery )
London Art fair, Islington ( Advanced Graphics London )
London Original Print Fair, Royal Academy of Arts, London ( Advanced Graphics London )
IFPDA Print Fair, Park Avenue, Amory ( Advanced Graphics London )

COMMISSIONS

1984 106 drawings, 4 paintings and a limited edition lithograph for the P&O luxury liner, Royal Princess
1987 Juniper Woolf, London and Thumb Gallery, London
1988-1990 Rhomberg, Textil Ges Mbh, Dornbirn , Austria
1990 Edit Works, London

Paul Benjamins work is in many private and public collections in France, Austria, Great Britain, Italy, Norway, Switzerland and USA.