Paul McClure received his training from NSCAD University, Halifax, Canada (BFA); Escola Massana, Barcelona, Spain; and National College of Art and Design, Dublin, Ireland (MA). He has been a practising studio jeweller for over 20 years, and has shown throughout North America, Europe and Asia in various invitational group and solo exhibitions. His work is represented in many publications as well as private and public collections including the Barcelona Museum of Decorative Arts, National Museums Scotland, and the Canadian Museum of Civilization.
In addition to his studio practice, McClure is an educator, curator and community arts organizer. Since 2000 he has been a professor in Jewellery Studies at George Brown College in Toronto.