Paolo has worked within many facets of the arts industry; starting in theatre both on and off stage, then in film and the arts department at The Film, Television and Radio School he went on to work on low budget films and commercials, from there he followed his passion for music and pursued work on long running festivals such as BigDayOut, Homebake and Splendor In The Grass. His tasks were varied from photographer, curator, decorator, artist liaison, rider captain and merchandise coordinator. He helped in the setup of festivals as well as working in the production team. He then turned his focus to the visual arts, beginning studying a BFA in Photography at The National Art School, graduating in 2002. Paolo was then employed casually as a technician in Painting, Sculpture, Photography, Art History and Theory and assistant to the gallery manager. During this time he has gathered experience in multiple disciplines, finally establishing himself permanently in the Painting Department at the National Art School when he still works today.
Areas of Specialisation:
Woodwork construction, exhibition install and hanging, framing and organization and management of the Painting studios.
Subjects and Courses Taught:
Frame making and stretching canvas, use and induction of machinery and tools in the campus workshop.