Paul Haggith is a Contemporary Realist painter whose work is based on water, landscape, figurative and cityscape themes. He has also accomplished many murals both in Australia and overseas.
Paul was shortlisted for the 2007 Wynne Prize for Australian Landscape Painting at the Art Gallery Of NSW for his painting "The Rising Tide". Paul was also selected to hang in the 2009 and 2010 Wynne Prizes and the 2014 Sulman prize at the Art Gallery of NSW.
Outside of the studio Paul does many Plein air works which are finished in one session, outdoors, from life.
The next exhibition"The Rising Tide" will be at cstudios Gallery 738 Hunter St Newcastle. Opening Saturday 11th November 4-6pm. Closes 2/12/17.
This show will be previewed at Paul Haggith Studio November 4th and 5th 11am-5pm
Paul Haggith's Studio: 48 Riviera Av Terrigal NSW Australia 2260
Studio open 1st Sunday of the Month 11am-5pm or by appointment.
"Haggith asks us to contemplate the shapes and coincidences of the compositions as swathes of colour and line and to doubt the veracity of the image-it's here, it is in their transformation into the remarkable that the pictures really take off"
Andrew Frost: The Art Life
Two archival prints "The Wave" and "Rolling Swell", painted on an iPad, are now available in limited editions of 100
Paul has recently completed a mural "5 Lands Walk" which was a collaboration with indigenous artist Kevin Duncan and assistant artist Simon Sawell. It is situated at the entrance to the Crowne Plaza Terrigal NSW