Art by Paul Healey
Paul Healey was born in Toronto in 1964, and graduated from the Georgian College of Design and Visual Arts in Barrie, Ontario. He studied at the Nova Scotia College of Art and Design. Healey moved to New Brunswick in 1992 and became a professional artist. He exhibited in both solo and group exhibitions and became part of collections both in Canada and abroad.
His paintings are interiors, ambient landscapes and figure studies painted in subtle pastel tones.
Critics have described his work as reminiscent of a younger more contemporary Joseph Plaskett. He has also been described as a Renaissance man for our modern times, due to his intensive work ethic and the fact that his creative pursuits are not limited to the visual realm. His musical interests include the study of jazz, classical guitar and song writing. His literary pursuits include art criticism, drama and prose. In 1999, he was nominated for the Christina Sabat Award for Arts Criticism. He has also been a finalist in the New Brunswick Writers Federation Competition for non-fiction and, has had a play staged by Theatre New Brunswick.