Former art teacher has work on show

Paul Boyle. Art exhibition at Howden.
Paul Boyle. Art exhibition at Howden.
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A former head of Art and Design at Linlithgow Academy has created a solo photography exhibition going on display this month.

Paul Boyle retired in 2010 after teaching at the school for almost 20 years and has since exhibited his work at the Line Gallery and in the Borders and Highland Council regions.

Paul’s latest work ‘Sea: Impressions’ will be at Howden Park in Livingston from August 16 - October 13, featuring images of boats in dry dock awaiting or undergoing overhaul and refitting. Three themes include Rudders and Propellers, Hull Supports, and Hull Seascapes.

Paul (62) started taking photographs aged 14 and began printing his own work while studying at Glasgow School of Art from 1969-73. He trained himself to a high technical standard, initially in monochrome and colour chemical photography and now works in digital.

He sees his creative photography practice as a form of printmaking and is influenced by modern painting masters such as Matisse, Picasso, Klee, Miro, Nicholson, as well as photographers like Ansel Adams, Edward Weston and Walker Evans.