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Dr Paul Uhlmann

Senior Lecturer

Contact Information Telephone: +61 8 6304 6221, Email:, Campus: Mount Lawley, Room: ML5.122
Staff Member Details
Telephone: +61 8 6304 6221
Campus: Mount Lawley  
Room: ML5.122  


Paul is a Senior Lecturer within the School of Arts and Humanities.


  • Bachelor of Arts, Canberra School of Art.
  • Master of Arts, The Australian National University.
  • Doctor of Philosophy, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, 2012.


Recent Research Grants

  • Batavia Wreck Project: Illuminating the Human Story of Historic Migration to Australia through the Creative Processes of Science and Art,  Edith Cowan University,  ECU Collaboration Enhancement Scheme - 2016 Round 1,  2016 - 2017,  $8,500.

Recent Publications (within the last five years)

Conference Publications

  • Adams, L., Barstow, C., Uhlmann, P., (2017), What is ERA really measuring?. ACUADS 2016: Adaptation, 12p., ACUADS.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2015), Embodied Meaning and the Creative Process: New Meanings Arising Within Materiality and Artists’ Books in the Post Print Age of the 21st Century. IMPACT 9 Printmaking in the Post-Print Age: Critical and Creative Methods in the context of Contemporary Art and Society, 375-381, HangZhou, CHINA, China Academy of Art Press.
  • Uhlmann, P., Barstow, C., (2015), Embodied Learning: Towards new models for engaging with art within the University. Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools Conference 2014: The Future of the Discipline, 12p., Online, Australian Council of University Art and Design Schools.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2014), Spinoza, the philosopher craftsman: understanding the world through painting and process. Embodied Aesthetics: Proceedings of the 1st International Conference on Aesthetics and the Embodied Mind, 129-148, Leiden, Netherlands, Brill, DOI: 10.1163/9789004281516_010.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2013), Becoming Imperceptible: Drawing as a Way of Understanding Interconnectedness with All Living Beings. Intersections and Counterpoints: Proceedings of Impact 7, an International Multi-Disciplinary Printmaking Conference, 476-480, Melbourne, Monash University.

Non-Traditional Research Outputs

  • Uhlmann, P., (2017), Batavia: Giving Voice to the Voiceless., Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery , Ted Snell.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2017), Reverberations: painting and impermanence., Art Collective WA, Paul Uhlmann.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2016), Veronica’s veil. Stations of the Cross 2016, Wesley Uniting Church, Perth, Uniting Church in the City.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2016), Small room to observe the heavens (camera obscura). Skylab: Kepler’s Dream, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2016), Breathe: eternal life. Mandorla Art Award, Linton and Kay Galleries, Perth.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2016), Strata series (I-III). Fraternity and Aesthetics in World Art, Yunus Emre Cultural Center – Çetin Emeç Art Gallery, Bakırköy, İstanbul, Turkey.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2016), Siev Bremen – Letter to the sea. Travellers and Traders in the Indian Ocean World, Western Australian Maritime Museum, Western Australian Museum.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2016), Apparition series (I-VI) and Deluge series (I-IV). Miniature Immensities - a small works exhibition, G3 Artspace Parkdale.
  • Duxbury, L., Uhlmann, P., (2016), Breathing Hemispheres (Skies 66.1100°N, 18.5300°W + 32.0569°S, 115.7439°E). Breathing Hemispheres - Paul Uhlmann and Lesley Duxbury, Blindside, Melbourne, Victoria, Lesley Duxbury and Paul Uhlmann.
  • Polain, M., Uhlmann, P., Day, P., (2015), untitled (artist's book at Impact 9). IMPACT 9: Printmaking in the Post-Print Age: Critical and Creative Methods in the context of Contemporary Art and Society, China Academy of Art, HangZhou, China, fold.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2015), Letter to the sky: (open letter to Australia from Manus Island Detainees). B5761626572, M16 Artspace, Canberra.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2015), Gallipoli Sky. Gallipoli: Earth and Sky, Fremantle Arts Centre.
  • Polain, M., Uhlmann, P., (2015), cloud stutter. IMPACT 9: Printmaking in the Post-Print Age: Critical and Creative Methods in the context of Contemporary Art and Society, China Academy of Art, HangZhou, China, fold.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2015), (a letter in fragments) by Arthur Rimbaud To Paul Demeny Charleville, 15th May 1871. Between the Sheets: Artists' Books Exhibition 2015, Gallery East & Gallery Central (Central Institute of Technology) Perth..
  • Allerding, A., Uhlmann, P., Zhu, D., (2014), Translations of Space - Catalogue Design and production. Translations of Space, Spectrum Project Space ECU, Amanda Allerding.
  • Uhlmann, P., Polain, M., Pedersen, F., (2014), Conversations with ghosts. inConversation, Spectrum Project Space, Lyndall Adams, Renee Newman-Storen and Christopher Keuh.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2014), Writing the Landscape: Philosophy in Action in the Calligraphic Ink Paintings of Xu Shanxun. Imprint Volume 49, Issue 2, Melbourne, VIC, Print Council of Australia.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2014), Wing, Small Green World and Respire IV. Translations of Space, Spectrum Project Space, Amanda Allerding.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2014), afterimage I and afterimage II. Exploring Boundaries, Neo: gallery 22, Bolton UK, John Haworth.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2014), Air, Small cloud, Turbulence and Respire I and II. Melbourne Art Fair, Royal Exhibition Building, Melbourne, Victoria, WA Art Collective.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2014), 7 collages towards a painting. Expresso Self 2014, Spectrum Project Space, Edith Cowan University.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2014), I want to see things that are above. Canopy: Into the forest, Mundaring Arts Centre, Peggy Lyon and Yinsin Chang.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2014), Skull. Memento Mori, Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery, UWA.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2014), endless night (great knot). Eggtooth: a celebration of native birds, Spectrum Project Space, Elizabeth Marruffo.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2014), Giving Form to the Image: Translating Space Within Creative Practice. Translations of Space Catalogue, Spectrum Project Space, Edith Cowan University.
  • Uhlmann, P., Starcken, S., (2013), Becoming Pure Potential – the ECU Collection. Becoming Catalogue, Shanghai, Art Gallery University of Shanghai for Science and Technology.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2013), View from the edge of Centre. Albany Art Prize 2013, Albany Town Hall, Albany, Western Australia, Vancouver Arts Centre.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2013), Air. Becoming, Art Gallery University of Shanghai for Science and Technology, China.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2013), Nackt I, II, and III. IX International Ex Libris Competition, Ex Libris Ex Erotica, Lyuben Karavelov Regional Library, Rousse, Bulgaria, Lyuben Karavelov Regional Library.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2013), Rückenfigur – images from Berlin, Shanghai and Margaret River (series 2013). Rückenfigur – Images from Berlin, Shanghai and Margaret River, Breathing Space, Library Gallery, ECU.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2013), Becoming Platypus: Evolution and the Creative Process. Becoming Catalogue, Shanghai, China, University of Shanghai for Science and Technology.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2013), Spinoza: A Letter in Fragments – Letter XV (XXXII). 2013 Libris Awards: The Australian Artists Books Prize, Artspace Mackay, Artspace Mackay.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Repositioning The Denkbild: A Painting Investigation Into Deaths In Custody In 21st Century Australia.
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  New Australian Plants And Animals. An Exhibition. - And - Physiology, Phenomenology And Photography: Picturing The Indeterminate Within An Australian Art Practice. An Exegesis.

Associate Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Imperceptible Realities (an Exhibition) -and- Digitalisation: Re-imaging The Real Beyond Notions Of The Original And The Copy In Contemporary Printmaking (an Exegesis)
  • Master of Arts by Research,  The Material Forms Of Memory: A Creative Arts Praxis Examining Family Archive Materiality And The Performance Of Memory Through Installation Art
  • Doctor of Philosophy,  "wonderfully Ordinary" Words From A Romantic Archive Of Elizabeth Jolley's Writing For Students: Creative Process As A Garland Of Fragments
  • Master of Arts by Research,  Defence D'afficher. An Exhibition. -and- From Snap-shot Photography To Digital Printmaking Via The Concept Of The Flaneur. An Exegesis.
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