P a u l M N i c h o l s o n

Paul is a multidisciplinary artist and curator living and working in Allentown PA, where he is the Director
of Martin Art Gallery at Muhlenberg College. Previously, he worked at Parsons School of Design, and was the
founder/director of Botanic Gallery, in Brooklyn, Co-founder of Bushwick Beer Garden, and a Co-Founder of
Formula Gallery in Buffalo NY

Originally from Suva Fiji, Paul grew up in Western New York and earned his MFA from University at Buffalo
his MS Buffalo State College, and his BFA from SUNY Fredonia

I use an interdisciplinary approach that employs traditional drawing, painting and photographic processes
in the service of creating objects, installation and public intervention projects. The themes in my work
vary from the explicitly political to the highly personal. My process, however, has remained consistently
focused on exploring how the crafted object functions against the backdrop of shifting cultural, political
and economic landscapes. There's an aspect of theatricality in my practice, as ultimately, art is theatre.

Contact: P a u l M N i c h o l s o n [at] g m a i l . c o m

Selected Exhibitions as Curator

Life of the Mind, 2020

Femi and the Collection, 2019

Still Rendering, 2018

The Particular Past, 2018

Natural Philosophy, 2017

Other Curatorial Activity [PDF]

Exhibitions implemented as Chief or Co-Curator, and exhibitions implemented as Managing Director
[includes invited and inherited exhibitions]

Selected catalog introductions [PDF]

Heide Fasnacht, Ronny Quevedo, Laura Beth Reese, Claudia Bitran, Leslie Tucker, Katya Grokhovsky, Peter d’Agastino

Selected Exhibitions as Artist [PDF]

Other projects and experiments