Paul Simon, also known as notpaulsimon, is a Romanian-American artist living and working in Brooklyn, New York. As a sculptor with a background in human biology and commercial photography, Simon creates a fantastical world in which materialities are present and absent, both hiding in plain sight and as objects of the digital imaginary.

Born in Southern California and raised in Phoenix, Arizona, Simon graduated with a Bachelor of Science in 2016. Soon after, he moved to New York City and received his MFA in Photography from the School of Visual Arts (2019).
169 54th St Brooklyn 11220

2023    TechTerra, Spring Break, New York NY
2023    Art Like Love (ALL!), Pioneers Go East, Collar Works, Troy NY
2023    Radiator Show, New York NY
2023    Luminous, Culture Lab LIC, Queens NY 
2022    Wassaic Project, A Tournament of Lies, Wassaic NY
2021    Jonald Dudd, NYCxDesign, New York NY
2020    Reflection, Oped Space, Tokyo, JP
2020    Superimpose, Paradice Palase, Brooklyn, NY
2020    All Together Now; Starting From Scratch, Top Cat, New York NY
2019    Untitled, Art, SVA Galleries, Miami Beach FL
2019    Terms & Conditions : 0.2, New York NY
2019    Film Fest at the Farm, Rhinebeck NY
2019    Cut + Paste, SVA Flatiron Gallery, New York NY
2019    AntiThesis, SoMad Studio, New York NY

2022    Artist in Residence, Wassaic Project
2021    SVA MFA Photography Department, Artist Talk
2021    Wassaic Project, Secret of the Friendly Woods
2020    GUP #67 - Performance Issue
2020    Photo Annual 2020 Winner
2019    Aint-Bad Book Prize Award
2019    Aint-Bad, Issue No. 14
2019    Lucie 2019 Scholarship Program, “Photo Made” Shortlist
2019    PDN Edu, Grand-Prize Winner, Vol. 18, Issue 01
2019    Emerging Photographer Magazine, Vol. 11, No. 1
2018    Genesis of Desire, Edition of 10, Self-published