Paul Geraghty started his formal art training at Warrington School of Art in 1972 where he was awarded the John Middleton travel bursary. He gained a BA (Hons) in Fine Art (Painting) from Stoke on Trent School of Art ,(North Staffordshire Polytechnic) and is a postgraduate of Goldsmiths College, University of London. He was the Director of the National Acrylic Painters Association from 2013 to 2016 and continues as an active committee member.
For 10 years Paul taught art in several inner London comprehensive schools before moving to Shrewsbury to continue teaching in Shropshire. Since 1997 Paul has been living and working in Cornwall, where he has had a studio overlooking Porthmeor Beach. He has exhibited work in many group shows including exhibitions at the Goldsmiths Gallery among others.
Paul has exhibited many times with N.A.P.A., including at the Williamson Gallery, Birkenhead. Paul has also many numerous awards, including; The Adrian Henri Memorial Award (2003,2004 and 2005). The President’s Award, NAPA 20th National Exhibition, 2005 Daler Rowney “Best Painting Award”, 2006 “The Artist” painting award, 2007 Daler Rowney “Best British Painting and 2010 Global Art Supplies Award (Best Contemporary Painting)