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Dr Paul Uhlmann

Senior Lecturer

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.


  • Master of Arts, The Australian National University.
  • Bachelor of Arts, Canberra School of Art.
  • 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 - 2021,  $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)

Journal Articles

  • Uhlmann, P., (2020), Lines of doubt, fear and tenderness in the work of José Luis Cuevas and Tommi Parrish. Journal of Graphic Novels and Comics, 11(online), 1-16, Routledge Taylor and Francis Group, DOI: 10.1080/21504857.2020.1718172.

Conference Publications

  • Adams, L., Barstow, C., Uhlmann, P., (2017), What is ERA really measuring?. ACUADS 2016: Adaptation, 12p., ACUADS.

Creative Arts Research Outputs

  • Uhlmann, P., (2021), the day I left this earth., North Metropolitian TAFE.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2020), Land of Smoke., Art Collective WA.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2020), Sea: The world is large. And Air: Silently Birds fly through us., KE Art Gallery Museum Shanghai, China, Encounter: Shanghai Contemporary Ceramic Experimental Art Exhibition.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2019), “I fired a musket between the two…” 29th April 1770, Sting Ray Harbour (Botany Bay) Cook’s Journal (2018)., Albany Art Prize.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2019), fragment I (Indian Ocean); fragment II (Indian Ocean); fragment III (Indian Ocean, ghosts)., Mini Print Internacional Cantabria, Spain, Mini Print Internacional Cantabria, Spain.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2018), Torrentius: Enigmatic Painter of Darkness., Lawrence Wilson Art Gallery,  University of Western Australia.
  • Uhlmann, P., Polain, M., Wallace, V., (2018), LORCA (fragments), LORCA (fragmentos)., IMPACT10, Encentro Santander, Spain., fold.
  • 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), Apparition series (I-VI) and Deluge series (I-IV). Miniature Immensities - a small works exhibition, G3 Artspace Parkdale.
  • 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), 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), Small room to observe the heavens (camera obscura). Skylab: Kepler’s Dream, La Trobe University Visual Arts Centre, Bendigo.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2016), Veronica’s veil. Stations of the Cross 2016, Wesley Uniting Church, Perth, Uniting Church in the City.
  • Uhlmann, P., (2016), Breathe: eternal life. Mandorla Art Award, Linton and Kay Galleries, Perth.

Research Student Supervision

Principal Supervisor

  • Doctor of Philosophy,  Repositioning the denkbild: A painting investigation into deaths in custody in 21st century Australia.
  • Master of Arts by Research,  I walk to see, I walk to know: Walking to Wongawol
  • 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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