M A R T I N    P A U L L

Recent Exhibitions
recent exhibitions
cv & recognition
cv and recognition

Finalist - 2020 Blake Prize
Assassination of a Saint, mixed media, gold and silver leaf, 2018
Assassination of a Saint

Recent Exhibition

Welcome to Canberra (detail), oil pastel on paper

the drone pilot 2017
Finalist work in the 2017 M16 Drawing Prize
The drone pilot ,
mixed media, gold and silver leaf, 2017

the lead road to cooma
The Lead Road to Cooma, oil on hardboard and lead sheet 8 x 10cm 2016

the drowned and the saved

Finalist work in the 2015 Mission to Seafarers Art Prize
The Drowned and the Saved oil on hardboard [miniature] 7 x 7 cm  2015


Martin Paull is a Canberra artist who has been painting since graduation from the South Australian School of Art in 1992. Martin has exhibited widely in Australia with several major galleries including Maunsell Wickes (Barry Stern), Solander, Ben Grady, and Beaver Galleries.

Martin maintained studios at Central Studios in Adelaide where he worked and exhibited until moving to Canberra in 1995. Martin has had studio spaces in Canberra at Leichhardt Street, ANCA, and O'Connor A-Frame Studios.

Notable recognition includes:

  • Finalist in the 2010 Blake Prize - featuring in that year's national touring exhibition for his stations of the cross series Death of a Swearword
  • Shortlisted - 2011 Blake Prize
  • Director's Cut - 2012 Blake Prize
  • Finalist - 2015 Mission to Seafarers Prize, Melbourne, for his work The Drowned and the Saved
  • Finalist - 2017 M16 Drawing Prize for his work The Drone Pilot 

Martin's work is in the Artbank Australia and Canberra Museum and Gallery public collections. Martin's work is represented in many private collections in Australia and overseas.

copyright Martin Paull  2006