Paul's formal education in art has been from RBU, Kolkata. At present he teaches in the College of Visual Art, in Kolkata. He has participated in various All India Exhibitions of Academy of Fine Arts, Birla Academy of Art and Culture, West Bengal State Academy, Lalit Kala Mela and Exhibitions at New Delhi, Bangalore, Chennai and Kolkata. He had his solo shows in 1986, 1989, 1991, 1992 and 1994 and Group Exhibitions since 1977.
He is a member of Painters' Orchestra since 1987 as well as the member of International Forum of Artist. Paul has participated in several art workshops and camps in West Bengal, Orissa, Chandigarh and Assam. He has even published a Serigraph Painting Album sponsored by Lalit Kala Academy in 1993 and a book Poems on Drawings.
He has been awarded in the All India art Teacher?s Art Exhibition organised by Camel Art Foundation in 2006. His works are in the collection of numerous art collectors in India and Abroad.