Paul Michael


Arts Education

2021            University of Connecticut, expected MFA

2018            Lyme Academy College of Fine Art, University of New Haven (LACFA), BFA

2013            Western Art Academy, Schreiner University, Kerrville, TX


Selected Awards and Recognition

2018              Magna cum laude, LACFA, Old Lyme, Ct

2015-2017     Dean's List, LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2014-2018     Chandler Scholarship to attend school at LACFA, Old Lyme, CT

2014              Live Auction event at the Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo, Houston, TX

                     Best of Show, Evolving Artist competition, Ross Gallery, Fayetteville, TX

2014-2012     Live auction at Arts and Appetizers event, Brenham National Bank, Brenham, TX

2013              Emerging Artist Award,  Arts for Rural Texas, Fayetteville, TX

                     Scholarship for attendance to Susan Kathleen Black Foundation workshop, Dubois, WY

2013              Acceptance/scholarship to Western Art Academy at Schreiner University, Kurrville, TX

2010              First place at Art and Essay Contest, George Bush Library, College Station, TX


Artist Lectures/Presentations

2017              Time, Data, and Virtual Space, Guest Speaker at VR/AR Symposium, University of New Haven, CT


Selected Exhibitions/Commissions

2016-2018     Annual Student Exhibition (Juried), Chauncey Stillman Gallery, Old Lyme, CT

2017              Circuits, Marquee Gallery, New London, CT

2016              Fill in the BLANK Open Call Community Show, Marquee Gallery, New London, CT

                      Transformation, Essex Art Association, Essex, CT

                      Three Campus Mural Project, LACFA, Orange School of Business, and University of New Haven Main Campus, CT

                      National Undergraduate Print Exchange, Central Michigan University, MI

2015              Pretty Lights and Silent Nights Holiday Show, Marquee Gallery, New London, CT

                      Fill in the BLANK Open Call Community Show, Marquee Gallery, New London, CT

                      Salon Des Independants, Hygienic Gallery, New London, CT

2014              Memorial painting and marble design, Brenham Middle School, Brenham, TX


Musical Compositions

2018             HNDRCKSN Remixed, Self Published

2017             We Can Start A Fire, Single, Self Published

                     HNDRCKSN, Debut Album, Self Published



2017              New England Conservation Association (NECA) - Member

                     American Society of Composers, Authors, and Publishers (ASCAP) - Member


Professional Experience

2017-present Painting Conservation Assistant, Joseph Theodore Matteis Clinton Fine Arts Studio

2015-present Contact Art International, artist

2017               Student Representative to Search Committee, Robert F Schumann Foundation  Visiting Artist in Art and the Environment

                       Event Intern for Creatinova Festival, New London, CT

                       Printmaking Studio Monitor, Lyme Academy of College of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT

2013-2014      Gallery sitter, The Gallery at Round Top, Round Top, TX