Paul Simon is a Romanian-American artist using photography as well as the materials that define photography—light, space, mechanism—to address the body’s tangled relationship with multidimensional space. Paul lives and works in Brooklyn, New York. His screen name is notpaulsimon. He likes to describe his work as puckish.


169 54th St #214
Brooklyn, NY 11220



2019    MFA in Photography, School of Visual Arts, New York NY
2016    BS in Biology, Grand Canyon University, Phoenix AZ

2022    Wassaic Project, A Tournament of Lies, Wassaic NY
2021    Jonald Dudd, NYC Design Week, New York NY
2021    Witness, Texas Tech University, Lubbock TX
2020    Running to the edge of the world, Cumulus Photo, Online Exhibition
2020    Emerging Photographers Auction, Daniel Cooney Fine Art, 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    Tangents (two-person), SoMad Studio, New York NY
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
2019    MFA Thesis Exhibition, SVA Chelsea Gallery, New York NY
2019    30th Anniversary Art Book Fair, School of Visual Arts, New York NY

2022    Artist in Residence, Wassaic Project
2021    SVA MFA Photography Department, Artist Talk
2021    Witness, by Efrem Zelony-Mindell
2021    Without the Body, Artist Book, Self-published
2021    Wired Splash Page
2021    Wassaic Project, Secret of the Friendly Woods
2020    GUP Magazine #67: Performance
2020    Photo Annual 2020 Winner
2019    Aint-Bad Book Prize Award (Grant)
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