Paul Karslake

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Paul Karslake FRSA (born 1958 in Basildon, Essex[1]) is an artist, primarily a painter. He is the brother of Jo Wood, former wife of Ronnie Wood of the Rolling Stones.

He studied at SEEVIC College and Southend College of Art and Technology and started working with his father, Michael Karslake, an architectural model-maker working on such projects as Centre Point and the Thames Barrier.[1]

In the early 1970s Karslake was tutored by Sir Peter Scott; towards the end of that decade he met Salvador Dalí during a trip to Spain. Karslake then spent four years in California, working for the LA Art Studios, CBS Television and Disney, with whom he later collaborated on the EuroDisney project. Karslake has had numerous solo exhibitions, has won several awards including the Evening Standard Environment Award in April 1990.[citation needed] Karslake is frequently asked to tutor at art colleges and schools.[citation needed] In 2002 Karslake signed for reproduction rights with the Bridgeman Art Library.[2] He has been a Fellow of the Royal Society of Arts since 1990. The Karslake Centre, a centre for arts education, was opened at the Cornelius Vermuyden School and Arts College on 15 September 2005.[3][4]


  1. ^ a b artistic talent from Leigh on sea - Out & About - Essex Life Retrieved 2016-10-21.
  2. ^ Archived from the original on July 19, 2011. Retrieved November 15, 2009.  Missing or empty |title= (help)
  3. ^ Retrieved November 13, 2009.  Missing or empty |title= (help)[dead link]
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