Paul Alcock – Estuary Scene in oils
Paul is based in Southend-on-Sea in Essex where he has enjoyed a successful career as an artist and tutor with fifteen years experience as a teacher. After completing his Foundation Studies in Art and Design at Southend College of Art; a degree in Fine Art – Painting followed at Camberwell School of Art, completed in 1986. Since then Paul has been a practicing artist, exhibiting in a range of exhibitions in London and the South East.
In 2012 Paul was chosen to paint live with the BBC during their coverage of the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee River Pageant. where he painted, as the Pageant unfolded in the rain, from the spectacular vantage point of the Millennium Bridge. That year he was also short-listed in the Artist and Illustrator magazine’s Artist of the Year competition.
Paul was a contestant in the last series of Portrait Artist of the Year on Sky Arts TV. You may even have seen him painting on the beach at Broadstairs.