International Biennale of Contemporary Art, Florence, Italy, 1999

Paul was awarded the “Lorenzo il Magnifico” award after winning first prize in the category “Works on Paper” at the International Biennale of Contemporary Art in Florence, Italy, 1999.

“The International Award “Lorenzo il Magnifico”

The International Award for Art, Culture, Design and Science of man “Lorenzo il Magnifico” has reached its VI Edition this year.

It is awarded every two years to artists participating in the current edition of the Biennale, to important cultural individuals that have stood out on an international level, to Authorities and Institutions that have played an important role in international cultural life.

The award is in the name of the gentleman of Florence and Patron of Renaissance Arts, Lorenzo de’ Medici, also known as the Magnificent.”


Australia the Awakening, London, England, 2000

Australia the Awakening was held on October 2-3, 2002, at the Australian High Commission in London, England. It was a charity event organised by Michelle Bartley of Bartley & CO. Apollo Artworks.

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Bendigo Regional Arts Centre, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia, 2000, solo exhibition

The exhibition was held on Saturday the 30th of July 2005 till Sunday 7th August 2005, at the Bendigo Regional Arts Centre, Bendigo, Victoria, Australia. Opened by Tommy Hafey.


Other joint exhibitions

Oct 1993, James Farrell, self portrait award.
May-June 1994, Victorian Arts Centre, A Special Madness, the 30th Anniversary of the Beatles in Australia.
Oct 1995, James Farrell, self portrait award.
Nov 1996, Castlemaine State Festival, Dominique Segan Drawing Prize.
Sept 1996, Bendigo Art Society, won best portrait , for portrait of “Bushy”.
Sept 1998, Bendigo Art Society, won first prize in the category Works on Paper for portrait of “Bill”.
Oct 1999, James Farrell, self portrait award.
Nov 1999, Castlemaine State Festival – Dominique Segan Drawing Prize.
Nov-Dec 2001, Hazelhurst Regional Gallery & Arts Centre, NSW, Australia, Hazelhurst Art Award.
2004, Cromwell’s Art Prize, Sydney, NSW, Australia.