About Virtual Arts Media

Virtual Arts Media is a trading identity of Paul Marshall from N Ireland.  It is an offshoot of MarshallArtsMedia Paul’s primary trading identity which specialises in providing video and photography services usually within the arts sector and to academia.

Paul is a lifelong creative, he is a drummer since age 5 and has been privileged to have travelled the world with his music. Paul is founder and one time Managing director of Bingbangbong outdoor musical instruments, a survivor of BBC Dragon’s Den and designer of the Lost and Found Orchestra for Stomp.

Paul has an MBA and in 2015 earned his MFA Fine Art with Distinction leading to the creation of MarshallArts Media. Paul also teaches video and photography part-time at Ulster University.

In addition to Virtual Arts Media, Paul works alongside colleague Paul Connolly in Smart3D creating virtual tours of actual spaces using amazing 3D scanning technology as well as more common 360 photography in services primarily aimed at the property and construction sectors as well as culture and heritage.

Smart3D is a proud sponsor of the Royal Ulster Academy of Arts and produced their 3D scanned Virtual Tour of the 2019 exhibition (Below).  Paul also created the RUA Archive website and maintains it on behalf of the RUA as part of the ongoing sponsorship arrangement.