patrick cullen biography

Patrick Cullen



1972-73 St. Martins School of Art
1973-76 Camberwell School of Art
1990-2004 Member of the Pastel Society

1997 Elected to the New English Art Club
2010 Elected to the Chelsea Arts Society


Patrick Cullen is a painter in oils, pastels and watercolours, known for his scenes of Tuscany, Andalucia and Southern France, in all seasons and weathers. Over the past fifteen years he has also made a number of trips to India, painting and sketching in the streets and markets of Rajasthan and Gujarat, culminating in solo exhibitions at Indar Pastricha Fine Arts, London W2 in 2010, '13 and '16. Trips to India with painters Ken Howard RA, Peter Brown NEAC and Neale Worley NEAC led to a four man show at Indar Pasricha Fine Arts in October 2015

He is also a portrait painter. He is available for portrait commissions. Please contact him at:

He is a member of the New English Art Club (NEAC).

He has received numerous awards and prizes for his paintings (see below). Most recently the critics prize at the NEAC annual show 2016. In 2015 he was a prize winner at the Lynn Painter Stainer Prize, having been a finalist for the previous three years.



1978, Ogle Gallery, Eastbourne
1979,'83,'87 Amalgam, London SW13
1981, Off Centre Gallery, London N1
1992,'94,'96,'98,2001,'03,'05 Thackeray Gallery, London
1999, 2002 Jane Neville Gallery, Aslockton
2006, '17 Summerleaze Gallery, East Knoyle, Wilts
2007, New Grafton Gallery, London SW13
2008, The London Centre for Psychotherapy
2010, '15 The Highgate Gallery, London N6
2010, '13 and '16 Indar Pasricha Fine Arts, London W2
2017, Russell Gallery, Putney


1987-'91 inclusive Thackeray Gallery Summer and Christmas Shows
1979,'82,'85,'86,'89,'90,1996-2004 inclusive,2006,'07 R.A. Summer Show
1990-2004 inclusive Pastel Society, Mall Galleries
1991, 92, 95, 96, 97, 1999-2004 inclusive. Royal Watercolour Society
1995 onwards New English Art Club, Mall Galleries
1996 Hunting Art Prize, Royal College of Art
1998, "Israel at 50" Linda Blackstone Gallery, Pinner
2000 Ken Howard and Friends, Phillips, New Bond Street
2006 New Grafton Gallery, 2 man show with Tom Fairs
2012-16 inclusive Lynn Painter Stainer Prize
, Tryon Galleries, London SW1, with Ken Howard, Peter Brown, George Devlin & James Horton
2015 Indar Pasricha: with Ken Howard, Pete Brown & Neale Worley


1984 Spirit of London Competition, Royal Festival Hall, Prizewinner
1989 Royal Academy Summer Exhibition, The Watercolour Prize
1990, '95 and 2000 Pastel Society's premier award (Daler Rowney Prize)
1991 Royal Watercolour Society, Abbot and Holder Award
2001 New English Art Club, The Kathleen Tronson Award
2001 New English Art Club, The Jans Ondaatje Rolls Prize
2003 New English Art Club, The Minto Prize
2004 Royal Watercolour Society, RWS Award
2012 Chelsea Art Society, Painting Prize
2015 Lynn Painter Stainer Prize, Runner-up Prize
2016 The Critics' Prize at the New English Art Club


The Royal Academy
Sheffield City Art Gallery
Paintings in Hospitals
Canary Wharf Development Co
Beale and Co
Freshfields Bruckhaus Deringer
Reid Williams Design
Gouldens Solicitors