Paul Duda got his BFA degree in photography from the Pennsylvania State University and his MFA degree in photography with a minor in art history from Pratt Institute in New York. Duda’s work has gone forward to in compose a study of culture in more than thirty countries. He has produced over thirty-one man exhibitions including Istanbul and Bozcaada Turkey, Prague, and New York City, and participated in more then fifty group exhibitions. Duda taught at the University of Bridgeport and is an instructor at the Educational Center for the Arts in New Haven, CT since 1993. Duda has worked with Aces International since 2014, and assisted in setting up cultural exchange programs and teaching collaboration with numerous schools in China. “The Vanishing Hutongs of Beijing”, a photographic study of areas destroyed in Beijing for the 2008 Olympics was published in 2007. Duda owns and operates studioDUDA photography, a commercial photographic studio on Wooster Street in New Haven since 1993.