A majority of Paul's work investigates themes found in the "rustbelt" region he grew up in. Much of the work is small edition screen prints while also exprimenting with treating and welding sheet metal monoprints or mixed media peices.
His childhood was spent in Cincinnati, OH with frequent trips to Buffalo, NY to visit family. After high school he moved to Chicago, IL to attend SAIC and remained for over a decade, working in Chicago Public Schools. He met his wife in Chicago, who was also from Ohio. They moved back to Ohio and settled in the Cleveland area.