My name is Paul E. Santori, a painter and musician living on Maryland’s Eastern Shore. I was born in Columbia, Missouri and have lived in the United States all my life. In my early years I lived in Tulsa, Oklahoma then moved to Matawan, New Jersey. In 1978 I moved to Chicago, Illinois to attend the School of the Art Institute of Chicago where I benefited from a very open curriculum which allowed me to work in sculpture, video and performance art.  My main interest, however, was always painting and drawing. I graduated with a BFA from SAIC in 1982 and worked doing freelance gallery and museum installation and various other odd jobs, showing at occasional group shows. My interest in music began around this time and I became heavily involved in the music scene in until 1989. Circumstances in my life then led to a long hiatus from artistic activity until 2008 when I began painting again in earnest. In 2012 I moved to Falls Church, Virginia where in addition to making art I also started playing music again. In 2017, I moved to the Eastern Shore, Maryland where I am currently active in the local art and music scene.


1981- One-man show at University of Chicago Midway Arts Center.

1982- Drawing included in an exhibit of student work at the Art Institute of Chicago.

1983- Participated in a series of group shows at Bucktown Arts Collective in Chicago.

2009- Exhibited in 2 group shows at Medusa Gallery, Chicago.

2016-  Artomatic, Crystal City, Virginia.

2018-  RiverArts, Abstract and Ceramics Show, Chestertown, Maryland.

2018- RiverArts, Studio Tour Exhibition, Chestertown, Maryland.

2018- RiverArts Holiday Show, Chestertown, Maryland.

2019- RiverArts Members Show, Chestertown, Maryland.

2019- RiverArts Variations on a Theme (Still Life and Portraiture), Chestertown, Maryland.

2019- RiverArts Patterns of the Eastern Shore, Chestertown, Maryland.

2019- RiverArts Work in a Series, Chestertown, Maryland.

2019- Mount Harmon Lotus Blossom Festival, Maryland.

2018 - Pricing Guidelines

Artwork starts at $75 unframed.  See Pricing Page for specific pieces.

Galleries, Critics and Art Lovers

To exhibit or purchase the art or for more information contact Inez Gwen on 571-335-5367 or [email protected] 

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