Paul Huxley RA, Atlas

Paul Huxley studied at Harrow School of Art from 1951 to 1956, and subsequently at the Royal Academy Schools from 1956 to 1960. He taught at the Royal College of Art from 1976, becoming Professor of Painting there from 1986 until 1998, when he was appointed Professor Emeritus. He was elected a Royal Academician in 1987 and was Treasurer of the Royal Academy from 2000 – 2014.

Huxley’s first solo exhibition was held in 1963 at the Rowan Gallery, London, where he continued to exhibit regularly during the following two decades. Huxley was a member of the advisory panels for the Arts Council of Great Britain and the Serpentine Gallery. He was also a Trustee of the Tate Gallery from 1975 to 1982, acting for a period as chairman of its Exhibitions Committee.