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PAUL TAKEUCHI has been making photographs for over 35 years. He has worked as a photojournalist and artist for the last 20. His work has been exhibited internationally in numerous one person and group shows and showcased in dozens of magazines. His photographs are in numerous private and institutional collections. Born in Washington, DC, he currently lives in Brooklyn, NY.
SELECTED SHOWINGS
The Lucie Awards 2007, abstract black and white photography published in photo annual and at The Lucie Awards, NYC, October 2007

PaulTakeuchi.com, online galleries of art photography, 2002–present

Tokyo Multiples, color street photography, Abrons Art Center, Henry Street Settlement, NYC, March-April 2000

2nd Annual Circles Juried Show, group photography show, Circles, Hartford Art School, West Hartford, CT, August-September 1999

Visual Haiku and photography installation, New Image Gallery, James Madison University, Harrisonburg, VA, October-November 1998

New Voices, New Visions, group show, Alternative Museum, NYC, June-July 1998

Visual Haiku and Self-Portraits, 2-person show with Ruth Adams, Westchester Community College Gallery, Valhalla, NY, April 1998

Visual Haiku, solo show, Arts Club of Washington, Washington, DC, March, 1998

Juxtapositions, group show, Mary Anthony Galleries, NYC, February-March 1998

Visual Haiku, 2-person show, Urban Institute for Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI, January-February 1998

Uncommon Traits: Re/Locating Asia, Part 2, group show, curated by Monica Chau, Marilyn Jung, and Margo Machida, CEPA Gallery, Buffalo, NY, December 1997-January 1998

Visual Haiku, 2-person show with Gregg Griffin, University Gallery, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, November-December 1997

Contemporary Asian Artists in America, group show, Mills Pond House Gallery, Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, NY, September-October 1997

Contemporary Visions ’97, national juried exhibition , selected Best of Show by curator Dr. Judy Collischan, Associate Director of Curatorial Affairs, The Neuberger Museum of Art. University Gallery, University of Bridgeport, Bridgeport, CT, April-May 1997

Photowork ’97, national juried exhibition, curated by Rick Wester, VP and Director of Photographs, Christies, Inc. Barrett House Galleries, Poughkeepsie, NY, March-April 1997

Visual Haiku, two-person show, Hudson Valley Institute For Art and Photographic Resources, Peekskill, NY, December 1996-January 1997

Tokyo—Inside&Out, solo show, The Light Sources Gallery, Boston, August 1995

Tokyo—Inside&Out, Galleria, U.C. Berkeley Extension, San Francisco, March-April 1995

Ucross 10th Anniversary, group show, Big Red Gallery, Ucross, WY, 1994

Two Photographers and a Painter, 17ArtSpace42, San Francisco, December 1992


COMMERCIAL WORK
LuxuryFinder.com, 1999-2001. Staff photographer and Director of Digital Imaging. Product, fashion, beauty, and editorial photography for luxury goods clients, including: Asprey & Garrard, Badgley Mischka, Beretta, Brioni, Calvin Klein, D. Porthault, David Linley, David Webb, Eric Javits, Floris, Fogal, Frédéric Fekkai, Frette, Gabriele Sanders, Ghurka, Haviland Limoges, Lacoste, Lambertson Truex, Lulu Guiness, Madame Alexander, Mish New York, Moser, Payard, Priamo, S.T. Dupont, Shanghai Tang, Smythson of Bond Street, Sulka, T. Anthony, Trafalgar, Trianon.

Digital photography for numerous web sites, including tanthony.com, guyregalltd.com & margomanhattan.com.


PUBLICATION CREDITS
Photo essays, editorial photographs, advertising photographs, and freelance writing have appeared in newspapers, magazines, and liner notes, including: Redivider, The Lucies, International Photography Awards 2007, The New York Times Travel and Style sections, BBC TV, Harper’s Bazaar, The Sciences, Harper’s, Chronogram, Hamptons Magazine, Architectural Digest, Elle Décor, Vogue, Teen Vogue, Sculpture, Lucky, The New York Observer, Quest, The St. Regis Hotel, Best & Co., Columbia Public Health, Tokyo Journal, Kyoto Journal, Look Japan, Photo Metro, ANA Wingspan, Printed Matter, ID News, among others.


SELECTED COLLECTIONS
Petry Television, Inc., St. Louis, 1996 • Ucross Foundation, Clearmont, WY, 1994 • Center for Photography as an Art Form, Bombay, India, 1994 • Numerous private collections


SELECTED REVIEWS
Koan, by Ken Oda, March 1998 • The Grand Rapids Press, January, 11, 1998 • The Buffalo News, December 26, 1997 • The New York Times, by Helen A. Harrison, October 12, 1997 • The Detroit News, April, 1997 • The New York Times, January 5, 1997


TEACHING EXPERIENCE
Photography instructor for teens at the International Center for Photography’s “ICP at the Point” Community Outreach Program, Bronx, NY, 1999.


GRANTS AND AWARDS
Artist in Residence: Ucross Foundation, 1993 • Dorland Mountain Arts Colony, 1994 • Master Class residency with writer Philip Gourevitch at Atlantic Center for the Arts, 2002 • MacNamara Foundation, 2006 • Master Class residency with writer SJ Rozan, Atlantic Center for the Arts, 2006 • Lower Manhattan Cultural Council 2007-8 Workspace grant at U.S. Custom House, NYC.

International Photography Awards, 2007: 1st Place, Nature Category (other) for Visual Haiku sand abstraction series. Honorable Mention, Fine Art Category (abstract).


EDUCATION
B.S., CarnegieMellon University, Pittsburgh, PA, 1985.

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