Graduating in 1987 from Maidstone College of Art, with a Fine Arts BA (Hons) Degree Paul Talbot entered the world of teaching after gaining a PGCE at Bretton Hall, where he met his future wife, Jo.
His role as art teacher rapidly developed to Head of Department, then Head of Faculty, to becoming an Advanced Skills Teacher and finally to the role of Deputy Head at a Special Needs School, Head of Sixth Form which meant that there was little time for creating his own artwork.
Currently he is working as teacher of nurture following a two year period of teaching art, photography and food technology after relocating to Yorkshire.
He has exhibited at the Affordable Art Fairs, Sesame Gallery and The Linda Blackstone Gallery, CreARTive 180 Gallery, Open Gallery, EtzChayim Gallery including three one-man shows; selling both nationally and internationally.
Paul Talbot undertakes commissions ranging from wedding artwork, portraits and the ‘very special paintings’. Currently creating artwork from his study/studio before he embarks on building a dedicated art studio. He is a member of WYPW and Wakefield Printmaking Arthouse
Recently selected to show work as part of a 'Lockdown show' - London
Group Show - Selected works' Leeds
Group Show - 'Winter' Halifax
Paul Talbot has been selected;
Summer Exhibition - NTKO Gallery
'PAINT' - Fronteer Gallery
Recently he has featured in;
Manchester Art Fair
BANG Gallery - London.
His other interests, apart from art and painting are: following QPR (a season ticket holder for many years); being involved in Rugby – previously Pinner RFC and Fullerians
Music – Paul Talbot manages Indie Rock band ThreeStreets and the usual reading, cooking (it’s safer!) and comedy.