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Paul Holsby


Paul Holsby was born in Norrtälje, Sweden in 1921. He started the Helsingborgs Art-School in 1947.   The following year he stayed for som time with Salvatore Guiliano ("the Sicilian") and was also a pupil of  André Lhote in Paris. Presently he lives near Jonstorp in Southern-Sweden.

Solo exhibitions:
1950  Amsterdam, arr. by the  Dept of Arts
1951 Helsinki, Kumliens Konstsalong
1951 Copenhagen, Konstakademien Charlottenborg
1951 Tours, Fr, Cercle Saint-Exupery.
1954  Copenhagen, Konstakad. Charlottenborg
1957  Paris, Galerie Lucy Krogh
1958  Lisbon, Galerie Diario de Noticias
1962  Paris, Galerie des Beaux-Arts
1963  Paris, Galerie des Beaux-Arts
1964  Genève, Galerie Connaitre
1967  Paris, Galerie des Beaux-Arts
1968  Chicago, Gallery Gunnel
1970  Paris, Galerie Neuf
1971  Stockholm, Galleri Draken
1972  Brussels, Galerie d'Art Créations
1973  Paris, Galerie Neuf
1974  Mannheim,Ty, Stadtgallerie
1974  Brussels, Galerie d'Art Créations
1975  Paris, Galerie André Weil
1975 Stockholm, Galleri Bengtsson
1977 Göttingen,Ty, Gallerie Gutzeit
1977 Göttingen,Ty, Max Planck-Institutet
1977 Pirmasens, Ty, Wasgau-Halle
1978 Paris, Galerie Jean Camion
1978 Gothenburg, Galleri Keruben
1978 Vancouver,Ca, Gallery Anderson Fine Art
1979 Düsseldorf, Gallerie Christa Schübbe
1979 New York, Gallery International
1980 Stockholm, Galleri Allemanskatt
1984 Ängelholm, Galleri Moment (kulturnämnden)
1985 Huskvarna, Galleri Smedbyn
1985 Atlanta, World Trade Center
1986 Falun, Stora Kopparbergs Museum
1986 Birminghamn, Festival of Arts
1992 Nyköping, Galleri Sjöhästen
1997 Helsingborg, Galerie Ulrika Bergman
1999 Paris, Galerie Printemps


Group exhibitions:
1947   Helsingborg, Vikingsbergs Vårsalong
1940-50:ies, Kullakonst in Höganäs
1961   Stockholm, ASPECT-61 at Liljevalchs
1964   Road-show GRAPHIQUE ACTUELLE
1969   Stockholm, Vårsalongen Liljevalchs
1970   Ernée, Fr, Salon de l'Automne
1971   Paris, Salon de l'Art Libre
1972   Cannes, VIII:e Grand Prix de la Côte d'Azur
1972   Brussels, Salon d'Ensemble de la Galerie Créations
1973  Rome, Swiss-Italian Art Institute
1974   Lyon, Salon International d'Art Contemporain de Lyon
1974 Mannheim, Stadtgallerie
1980-81 La Spezia, It. invitation to the Biennale d'Arte Citta Della Spezia
1982,1983,1984,1985,1989 Leek Arts Festival, Leek, Staff, GB
1994-95 Midvinterljus i Helsingborg
1997 Helsingborg, Uttryck-97 "Konst åt alla"
1998 "Fria och lika" - ett arrangemang av Amnesty International
1999   Midvinterljus i Helsingborg
1995- participated in  "Konstrundan" in Nordväst   - Skåne

Work in public places:
Eskilstuna Museum; Norrbottens Museum i Luleå; de Cordova Museum i Lincoln, Mass, USA; Institut Tessin (Centre Culturel Suédois) i Paris;
Sundsvalls Museum; Cercle Saint-Exupery i Tours, Fr; svenska landsting och kommuner;   Statens Konstråds samlingar; Bygdegårdarnas Riksförbund; Riksföreningen Våra Gårdar.

Paul Holsby died in 2007 at the age of 86 years.



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