Born 1953 Burnley, Lancashire
1971 – 74
1975 – 78
Berger Award – Travel Scholarship 1978
W H Smith Award Illustration 1993 Commendation
Association of Illustrators Illustrator or the Year 1996
Glenfiddich Awards Visual Category 1996, 1999 Shortlisted
Glenfiddich Awards Visual Category 2001 Award Winner
National Library Award for Illustration 2001 Commendation
Became a Patron of the Association of Illustrators in 2000
There is also a travelling exhibition of work, curated by the art historian Dr. Leo de Freitas.
Paul Slater's paintings can be found in collections in Great Britain, the USA, Switzerland, Greece, Germany and Australia.
As well as paintings, Paul has illustrated for many magazines, newspapers and advertising campaigns, winning many awards for his work and has contributed to The Times Saturday Magazine for the last 20 years, with Jonathan Meades' restaurant reviews and latterly with Giles Coren.