Sometimes I find a gallery space as interesting as the exhibition. Occasionally more so. Graves gallery, Sheffield, 27.10.2018
News / blog
Welcome to my new and improved website, displaying more photographs than was possible before. Most of these are currently available as limited edition prints in the studio gallery; others I print to order. There is also a news / blog here which I should be able to update more easily and where you can comment if you wish. Please do let me know if you spot any glitches in the site. Thank you.
Cyanotype: Broken chords
Work with Polaroid having rekindled my attraction to photochemistry, I’m now experimenting with cyanotype and planning to make a limited number of smaller prints using this process. Something blue should be available after we’ve had a bit more of the sunshine upon which cyanotype depends.
Exhibition: Windows 20.18
Joint exhibition with painter Cath Dunn at the Blue Moon cafe, Sheffield from 17 January to 27 March 2018.
Exhibition: Gerry’s Bakery and Coffee House
Limited edition prints on exhibition at Gerry’s Bakery & Coffee House 25 April to 13 May 2017.
Endings is a new series of Polaroid photographs that marks both the loss of street trees felled in Sheffield’s controversial highways maintenance project, and the end of the age of instant peel-apart film.
Because this analogue process does not deliver negatives each photograph is unique, measuring 3¼x4¼ inches, framed and mounted with old-school photo corners, signed on the mount and accompanied by a Certificate of Authenticity.
Reclaim Photography Festival
A digital C-type print of Central Park exhibited in Birmingham Museum and Art Gallery and in Wolverhampton Art Gallery in the travelling gallery exhibition Reclaiming Our Cultural Landscapes 2017.
A review in 2017 of my publications history for Designers and Artists Copyright Society reveals around 400 appearances of my photographs in 50+ publications.
Christmas 2016 exhibition
Paul won First Prize in the British Horological Institute Photographic Competition The Passage of Time, June 2016.
Photographs inspire writing
Woman and child has inspired Kevin Hanson to write his poem Being Human. Park Hill flats I inspired Ruth G Mellor of Walkley Feral Writers to compose Regeneration, accompanying the photograph at the Walkley Festival Art Exhibition, June 2015.
Photo book now available
A new edition of my photo book, re-titled Paul Schatzberger: Photographs 1988 – 2015 is now available to order. Individually printed, 80 pages 30x30cm, 68 high quality reproductions, signed by the artist. £75.