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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

  • Art in the Field Film Pilot Project: Inspiring problem solving through art for deployed personnel in military environments,  Military Art Program Australia,  Grant,  2019 - 2020,  $9,732.
  • 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.

Creative Arts 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), Siev Bremen – Letter to the sea. Travellers and Traders in the Indian Ocean World, Western Australian Maritime Museum, Western Australian Museum.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2016), Breathe: eternal life. Mandorla Art Award, Linton and Kay Galleries, Perth.
  • 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), Strata series (I-III). Fraternity and Aesthetics in World Art, Yunus Emre Cultural Center – Çetin Emeç Art Gallery, Bakırköy, İstanbul, Turkey.
  • 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.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2016), Apparition series (I-VI) and Deluge series (I-IV). Miniature Immensities - a small works exhibition, G3 Artspace Parkdale.
  • 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..
  • Uhlmann, P., (2015), Letter to the sky: (open letter to Australia from Manus Island Detainees). B5761626572, M16 Artspace, Canberra.
  • 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.

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,  "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.
  • 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
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