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artist , educator

Paul Richard Aho, American artist, educator. Recipient Ubertalli Memorial award for Artistic Achievement, Palm Beach County Cultural Council, 1987, Individual Artist award, Santo Foundation, St. Louis. Missouri, 2010; fellow, Southern Florida Cultural Consortium, 1995; South Florida Cultural Consortium Visual & Media Artists fellowship, Metro-Dade County Cultural Affairs Council, 2008.

Background

Aho, Paul Richard was born on September 3, 1954 in Milwaukee. Son of John Toivo Aho and Doris Niemczyk.

Education

Bachelor of Fine Arts magna cum laude, Florida State University, 1977. Master of Fine Arts, University Southern Florida, 1979.

Career

Director visual arts service Palm Beach County Cultural Council, Florida, 1990—1994. Exhibition coordinator, North America sales representative International Fine Art Expositions, Stuart, 1994—1995. Dean School Art, Armory Art Center, West Palm Beach, 1996—2003.

Chief program director Palm Beach Photographic Center, Delray Beach, 2003—2004. Adjunct faculty Florida Atlanta University, Boca Raton, since 2004.

Works

  • book

  • Other Work

    • Martin County Cultural Center, Martin County, Florida, 2010, Present Global Art Gallery, West Palm Beach, 2009, Push 2, Jacksonville, Florida, 2005, one-man shows include Kinzelman Art Consultant, Houston, 2004, Studio E, Abacoa, Florida, 2004, exhibitions include Seoul Arts Center, 1997, Gallery Camino Real, 1998, Jon Oulman Gallery, Minneapolis, 1998, Atrium Gallery, University Connecticut, 1998, Ritter Gallery, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, 1998, New York Studio School, 2000, Gallery Camino Real, Boca Raton, 2001, Boca Raton Museum Art, 2002, ArtServe, Fort Lauderdale, 2003, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, 2004, Jones Center Contemporary Art, Austin, Texas, 2004, Arcaute Arte Contemporaneo, San Pedro Garza Garcia Mexico, 2004, Somerhill Gallery, Chapel Hill, North Carolina, 2004, Schmidt Center Gallery, 2004, Clarke Galleries, Stowe, Vermont, 2006, Undertow: A Survey of South Florida Contemporary Art, Mimar Sinan University College of Fine Arts, Istanbul, Turkey, 2007, Bridge Art Fair, Catalina Hotel, Miami Beach, Florida, 2007, Inaugural, 2008, Cuadro Fine Art Gallery, Dubai, 2008, Legacy, Sioux City Art Center, Sioux City, Iowa, 2008, Thirteen_08, South Florida Cultural Consortium Fellowship Recipients, Fort Lauderdale Museum of Art, Fort Lauderdale, Florida, 2008, Art Futures, Gallery Center, Boca Raton, Florida, 2008, Palm Beach Gardens, Florida, 2009, Rosenbaum Contemporary, Gallery Center, Boca Raton, Florida, 2009, Miami Art Exchange, Wynwood Arts District, Miami, Florida, 2009, Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, 2010, Gallery Biba, Worth Avenue, Palm Beach, Florida, 2010, Artlab 33/Art Space, Miami, Florida, 2010, BostonArt, Boston, Massachusetts, 2010, Collectors Corner, Naples Philharmonic Hall, Naples, Florida, 2010.

Membership

Founding chairman, member professional artists committee Palm Beach County Cultural Council, 1988—1990, board directors, 1988—1990. Co-chair Arts Against Aids, West Palm Beach, 1994. Ex officio Palm Beach County Cultural Council, 1988—1990.

Steering committee Palm Beach County School of Arts, 1994. Advisory committee Palm Beach County Art, 2000—2004. Member of Society Photographic Educators, College Art Association.

Interests

  • Other Interests

    Surfing.

Connections

Married Anne Fredrika Wall (divorced). 1 child Eliza Allen; Married Barbara Jolly (divorced).

father:
John Toivo Aho

mother:
Doris Niemczyk

spouses:
Anne Fredrika Wall

Barbara Jolly

child:
Eliza Allen Aho