January 2007 to 2015: Nanyang Technological University, Visiting Professor, Photography.
Presenting both analog and digital photography, School of Art, Design and Media.
April 1998 to 2007: Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare, Japan.
Delivering E.S.L., T.O.E.F.L. and Writing for Nonnative Speakers,
Web Page Design, Digital Photography, Digital Fine Art Printing.
January, 1996 to '98: Temple University Japan.
Presented a variety of courses including Photography, E.S.L. at all levels,
T.O.E.F.L. Preparation, Desktop Publishing, Digital Imaging and Web Page Design.
January, 1996 to September 1996: SIMUL Academy, Tokyo. Web Page Design.
September 1985 to January 1995: Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore.
Permanent Faculty member presenting analog and digital Photography courses.
Departmental Chairman for last two years.
Faculty Chairman for two years.
Faculty Ombudsman for two years.
"Excellence in Teaching," Trustee's Award.
"Certificate of Merit," Trustee's award for work on the Faculty Handbook and in
September, 1983 to June, 1985, Purdue University.
September,1980 to June, 1983, University of Missouri-St. Louis.
Instructor in photography and media related areas including the
History of Photography and Art and Technology.
January,1976 to January, 1980 Intercom English Conversation School.
Presented ESL classes at all levels.
2003 "Mastering Epson Printers," Cone Editions, Vermont.
2001 "The Digital Fine Print," Maine Photography Workshop,
John Paul Caponigro.
2000 "Dreamweaver and Flash Workshop," Ojai Digital Arts
Center, Ojai, CA.
1993 "Structuring the Novel," Johns Hopkins University,
1993 "Teaching Digital Imaging," Center for Creative Imaging, Maine.
1992 "Operating in HyperSpace," University of Baltimore.
1985 Master Degree (MA). Purdue University. Lafayette, Indiana.
1973 Bachelor's Degree (BFA), The San Francisco Institute. Early Graduation, a merit award.
GRANTS and AWARDS
2014 Nanyang Technological University, Tier 0 research grant to investigate Photographic Printmaking (techniques and aesthetics).
2013 Nanyang Technological University, research grant to investigate Photographic Printmaking (techniques and aesthetics).
2012 Artist Residency, Centro Nacional de Cultura (National Cultural Center of Portugal), Lisbon, Portugal
2011 Artist-in-Residence, Obras Center for the Arts, Portugal.
2010 Artist-in-Residence, Hungarian Multi-cultural Center, Budapest, Hungary.
2010 Black-only Inkjet Printing, Special Education Grant, NTU
2008 Digital Creative Center Research Grant. NTU, “Analog/Digital Photographic Interface.”
2006 Artist-in-Residence, Awagami Paper Factory, Tokushima, Japan
1999 Faculty Research Grant, Hardware purchase grant, Kawasaki University.
1997 Takeshi Kaikou Award Finalist. The only writer in English so honored.
1993 and 1994 Baltimore City Arts Council Grants for Photography.
1992 and 1993 Maryland State Arts Council Grants for Poetry and Photography.
1989 "Excellence in Teaching" Award, Maryland Institute.
1976 National Endowment for the Arts Individual Artist Grant in Photogrpahy.
2010 Master Printer, Singapore International Photography Festival.
2009 Maser Printer, “TransportASIA”, Singapore Art Museum
2008 Master Printer, Singapore International Photography Festival.
1994-1996 Chairman, Photography Department. Maryland Institute.
1992/1993 Dean of Students, Summer Appointment. Maryland Institute.
1993-1994 Faculty Ombudsman. Elected Position.
1991-1993 Chairman, Faculty Executive Council. Elected Position.
READINGS, PRESENTATIONS and WORKSHOPS (selected)
2014 “An Interview and Hisstory”: A filmed interview and biographical conversation, (http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=sxxag9_cSqE)
2014 “Photographic Printmaking, Techniques and Aesthetics”, workshop, ETIC- Escola Técnica de Imagem e ComunićĆo, Lisbon, Portugal.
2012 “Analog to Digital Printing: Continuing the Aesthetic”, Museu Municipal de Estremoz, Portugal.
2010 “Fine Art Printing: Analog to Digital”, Singapore International Photography Festival 3 day workshop
2009 Panel Member, “TransportASIA”, Singapore Art Museum
2009 National University of Singapore, “Digital Output, Fine Print Workflow.”
2008 Epson Print Center, “Analog to Digital, a Fine Print Workflow,” workshop.
2008 Singapore Art Museum, “Paul Kohl: A Retrospective Look.”
2007 University of Victoria, Lecture and Slide Presentation.
2006 iDMAa (International Digital Media and Arts Association) Japanese Paper,
2006 University of South Carolina, “Inkjet Printing on Japanese Papers;
A Workflow,” workshop.
2001 Les Episodes, poetry reading, Paris, FR
1993 Baltimore Museum of Art. Poetry Reading
1992 University of Maryland, College Park. Poetry Reading
1992 BAUhouse Gallery. Poetry Reading. Baltimore.
1992 "Multi-Culturalism in the Classroom," Paper for the Society for Photographic Education.
2016 22nd Tannan International Art Exhibition Catalog.
2015 “Famagusta: Images from an Historical City”. Monograph, Datz Press.
2014 “Surface Damage: Images from the Portuguese Landscape”. Monograph, Datz Press
2013 “Two Fish, Out of Water: Photographs from the Japanese Landscape”. Monograph, Datz Press
2013 “An Indian Holiday: Wandering in Fertile Fields.” Monograph of photographs from India, Datz Press
2012 “Now and Then”, exhibition catalogue, Museu Municipal de Estremoz. Print run sponsored by Leica/Portugal.
2010 17th Tannan International Art Exhibition Catalog
2009 “Pixel Prints: A History of Digital Photographic Printmaking”. Exhibition Catalogue.
2009 “Two Fish, Out of Water,” Monograph (pub. 2009).
2008 16th Tannan International Art Exhibition Catalog.
2007 15th International Tannan Art Festival
2007 “New Art Now”, Okayama 2007 Exhibition Catalog.
2006 "Intimate Conversations: Artists and Their Materials", Exhibition Catalogue.
Kurashiki Museum, Japan.
2005 Kyoto Journal, Photographic Portfolio, "Two Fish, Out of Water", Fall Edition (#61).
2000 Les Episodes, Poetry Anthology, Paris, FR.
1999 Kawasaki University of Medical Welfare Journal, "CALL, A History."
1995 AAAA (Forays), Short Story and Poetry
1994 River Styx, Poetry and Photographs
1984 Third Rail, Art and Literature Review, Tokyo Japan.
1979 One Mind, Poetry and Art Review. Tokyo, Japan.
1978 Camera Mainichi, Interview and Portfolio
2017 “Paul Kohl and Izumi Ueda”, Palácio dos Marqueses da Praia e Monforte, Estremoz, Portugal (May/June).
2016 “Paul Kohl, Mistérios Luminos”, Iris BookCafé and Gallery, Cincinnati, USA.
2014 “Water Writing: Images from India and Japan”, Museu de Orienté, Lisbon, Portugal.
2012 “Now and Then”, Beja Regional Museum / Rainha Dona Leonor Museum, Portugal.
2012 “Now and Then”, Museu Municipal de Estremoz, Portugal.
2012 “A SoCal Christmas”, CČmara Lenta, Lisbon, Portugal.
2011 “Two Fish, Out of Water,” Leica Gallery, Raffles Hotel Arcade, Singapore.
2010 Paul Kohl, “Asian Images”, Nanyang Technological University Library Gallery.
2009 “Two Fish, Out of Water”, University of Victoria, Maltwood Art Gallery, Canada.
2008 “Simple” Tan Kay Ngee Gallery, Singapore Japanese Landscapes on Japanese Paper
2008 “Simplicity” Tan Kay Ngee Gallery, Singapore, American Color Landscapes.
2006 "Two Fish, Out of Water", Gallery Punto Mar, Okayama, Japan.
2006 Awagami Paper Factory Gallery, Tokushima, Japan
2005 CASO (Contemporary Art Space Osaka) "West on East: American Color on Japanese Paper".
2005 Art Box, Uno, Japan
1992 Center for Creative Photography, Bombay, India.
1991 Baltimore Museum of Art, Poetry Reading and Slide Presentation
1987 Signet Arts; St. Louis, Mo.
1986 Notre Dame College; Baltimore, Md.
1985 Lindenwood College; St. Louis, Mo.
1985 East Lancing Community College, MI.
1985 Ralph J. Bilke Gallery; Purdue University, Ind.
1984 Florissant Valley Community College; St. Louis, Mo.
1983 Kamp Gallery; St. Louis, Mo.
1980 Gallery 210, University of Missouri-St. Louis.
1977 The American Culture Center; Tokyo, Japan.
2016 22nd Tannan International Paper Arts Exhibition, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan.
2015 “Beyond the Horizon”, School of Art, Design and Media, Nanyang Technological University, Singapore.
2015 21st International Paper Arts Exhibition, Fukui Museum of Contemporary Art, Fukui, Japan.
2015 21st Tannan International Paper Arts Exhibition, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan.
2014 20th Tannan International Paper Arts Exhibition, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan.
2013 19th Tannan International Paper Arts Exhibition, 21st Century Museum of Contemporary Art, Kanazawa, Japan.
2012 A-La Photography Festival, “View From the Street” exhibition, Ningbo, China.
2011 “Port of Call,” Faculty Exhibition, NTU/ADM, Singapore.
2010 “Housing Memories: Eclipse of a Hainan Tribe,” Asian Cultural Center, Singapore.
2010 “Housing Memories: Eclipse of a Hainan Tribe,” Singapore National Library,
2010 18th Tannan International Art Exhibition. Traveling: Osaka, Kobe, Fukui Japan.
2009 17th Tannan International Art Exhibition. Traveling: Osaka, Kobe, Fukui Japan.
2008 Singapore International Photography Festival.
2008 16th Tannan International Art Exhibition,
CASO (Contemporary Art Space Osaka) and
Echizen Cultural Center, Fukui, Japan
2007 “Embrace the Tiger”, Kurashiki City Art Museum.
2007 “New Art Now”, Okayama 2007, traveling:
Tenjinyama Culture Center.
Takahashi Historical Art Museum.
Nagi Contemporary Museum of Art.
2007 “From the Real World,” Kurashiki Art Museum, Japan
2007 "Peace Work", Tenshinyama Plaza Museum, Japan.
2007 "Artists on Paper", International Invitational, CASO Gallery, Osaka.
2007 NT:07 [Portraits], Super Space, Tokyo, Japan.
2007 15th International Tannan Art Festival (traveling):
Echizen City Hall, Fukui
Gallery CASO/contemporary Art Space Osaka
2006 Kurashiki Photo Mural Invitational, Kurashiki, Japan.
2006 "Artists on Paper" International Invitational, Fukui Museum of Art, Japan.
2006 "Artists on Paper," International Invitational, CASO Gallery, Osaka.
2006 "Expression", International Invitational, Kurashiki Museum of Art.
2006 "Soil" Art from Nature, Kurashiki Museum of Art
2006 "Peace Work", Okayama, Japan.
2005 "Photofusion 2005", Tokyo, Japan
2005 "The Independents", CASO (Contemporary Art Space Osaka).
2004 "Art Today", Museum of Hyogo, Japan.
2003 "The River," Kakogawa Cultural Center, Japan.
2003 "The Spiritual in Art," Tenri Museum, Japan.
1994 "100 Years, The Maryland Institute...Then and Now."
1992 "Collateral Damage," Arlington Center For the Arts.
1992 "Text and Image," BAUhouse Gallery, Baltimore, MD.
1989 Eye Gallery, San Francisco, Ca. Benefit Invitational.
1989 "Pressing Statements;" Tuttle Gallery, Baltimore, Md.
1988 "Comment;" Nexus Gallery, Atlanta, Ga.
1988 "Art in the Bell Tower," Baltimore, Md.
1985 "Light Sensitive, VI," Thomas Art Center, Fl.
1983 Detroit Center For the Creative Arts, MI.
1982 "Portraits;" Invitational, St. Louis Museum of Art.
1980 "Art on Paper;" Washington University, St. Louis, Mo.
1980 "The Blues" Capricorn Asunder Gallery, S.F., CA.
1976 "Invitational;" San Francisco Museum of Art.
1975 "New Directions in Photography," Fogg Museum, Cambridge, Mass.
1974 "New Bay Area Photography," De Young Museum, San Francisco, Ca.
Museu Municipal de Estremoz, “Now and Then”, the complete exhibition, Portugal.
University Sains Malaysia, Penang Malaysia
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, USA
Fogg Museum. Boston, USA
Tuttle Gallery, St. Louis MO, USA
Awagami Paper Museum, Japan
Mu Art Box, Japan
Numerous Private Collections (International)
WEB SITES DESIGNED/ ON-LINE SAMPLES OF MY WORK
- PDFs stored on the university servers. Here you will find many PDF of the work I have been doing: http://126.96.36.199/PaulKohl/
- Personal Site, "Collect Work": http://www2.gol.com/users/pkohl
- Seibukan Aikido Dojo: http://www.kcc.zaq.ne.jp/kobe-seibukan/
• Inkjet Printing Systems: ImagePrint RIP, StudioPrint Rip, Black Ink (K6, K7) Systems.
• Film Scanners: Imacon, Nikon 9000, Epson Flatbeds, Wet Scanning, Software (Flexcolor, Viuscan, Silver Scan, Epson Scan).
• Black and White and Color Photography both Positive and Negative Systems. Digital and analog.
• The Zone System.
• Dye Transfer Printing.
• Image and Text Manipulation in the Computer.
• Digital Fine Art Printing.
• Desktop Publishing.
• Wide Format Digital Printing; Epson wide format printers. Digital Printing Inks and Papers. Color Management.
• Web Page Design.
• Software: Microsoft Word, Adobe Photoshop CC, Dreamweaver, GIF Animation, Lightroom CC
• Issues in Computer Imaging, Photographic History, Contemporary Image Making.
JAPANESE CULTURAL EXPERIENCE
• Aikido: Shodan (Black Belt).
• Kyudo (Japanese Archery).
• Tai Chi (Shin style).
•Japanese Language skills at intermediate conversational level.
Rua Saraiva de Carvalho, 120-2°
On-line access to many PDF’s of my work: http://188.8.131.52/PaulKohl/
Web site: http://www2.gol.com/users/pkohl
References Available upon Request.