CountyPrince George's County
Paul Reuther lives, works, and exhibits in the Washington area. He studied painting in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, where he completed the 4 year certificate program and art history at The University of Pennsylvania, where he graduated (BFA) magna cum laude. Attending graduate school in Washington, DC and earning an MFA, he studied with William Woodward and Frank Wright at The George Washington University. He was the recipient of the 2014 City Arts Projects Grant, District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities and the 2014 Artist Fellowship Grant, District of Columbia Commission on the Arts and Humanities. He is the founding member of The Washington Drawing Center, a non-profit group dedicated to the discipline of drawing.
He paints out of doors regularly in the summer months, often in Italy, but sometimes in places farther flung. He was artist-in- residence at arte studio ginistrelle, Assisi, Italy in August 2012 and again at JSS in Civita Castellana, Italy in 2014. In addition to landscape subject matter, the artist draws the figure from life. Not lining up very neatly with any particular breed of art or artist, he labors on the painterly side of easel painting tradition relying upon direct observation and natural perception in search of chance moments of compressed visual splendor.
Paul Reuther teaches drawing, painting, and technical art history in the Washington area at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD and at The Corcoran School of Arts & Design, George Washington University in Washington, DC.