Paul Thulin (1971) uses analog photography, digital montage, appropriation, and various alternative materials, to explore the contextual and material constructs of history, cultural identity, consumerism, memory, and myth.
He is represented by Modernbook Gallery in San Francisco, California, and ADA Gallery in Richmond, Virginia. His photographs have been exhibited nationally and internationally at United Photo Industries, NYC; Miami Scope; Candela Gallery, Richmond Va.; Chicago Art Fair; PPAC, Philadelphia; and the Toronto Art Fair. Thulin has been the recipient of a variety of photographic prizes and awards including a 2001 TPI National Graduate Fellowship, a 2006 Virginia Commission for the Arts Artist Fellowship, and the 2013 Conveyor Magazine Exhibition Grant. In addition, he has worked on curatorial projects related to local non profit art organizations such as 1708 Gallery (Richmond , VA) and Washington Project for the Arts.
He currently lives in Richmond, Virginia and works as the Graduate Director of the Department of Photography and Film at Virginia Commonwealth University.