Paul Railton is a documentary photographer based in South Wales, whose work responds to the pauses in between the states of both space and place, yet deals with the stillness that endures from the interaction between nature and human life. A graduate of Manchester School of Art. Paul’s work has been published in The Irish Times, The Sunday Times and The Irish Examiner and has been exhibited in the UK, France and China.


Group Exhibitions


2018 - Pingyao International Photography Festival (PIP), China


2018 - Voies Off Festival, Gallerie Au Passage Des Reves, Arles, France


2018 - Route, Holden Gallery, Manchester


2018 - The Light of Day, Plant Noma, Manchester


2017 - BRISTOL ARTISTS BOOK EVENT, Arnolfini, Bristol


2017 - Process Exhibtion, Art Work, Salford


2017 - Bound Artist Book Fair, The Whitworth, Manchester


2017 - Make/ Shift, Plant Noma, Manchester


2017 - was it the tired salmon: An Exhibition of Photobooks, Vertical Gallery, Manchester




2019 - Reginald Salisbury Award


Curatorial Projects


2019 - Co-Curator - this must be: the place, Grosvenor Gallery, Manchester


2018 - Co-Curator - Route, Voies Off Festival, Quai de la Roquette, Arles, France


2016 - Curator - From front page to front line, 1830 Gallery, Halifax