Biography of Paul E. Shier

Biography of Paul E. Shier
Award winning artist skilled in numerous media, including stone sculptures, wood carving, painting and more. Paul’s realistic, stylized and abstract sculptures capture the imagination from child to adult.

Awards
"City Scape" 2nd place Canadian National Exhibition, Toronto, Ontario
"The Gift" 2nd place Realistic Human Sculpture, Quinte Wood Carvers Show 2001
"The Knight" 3rd place Realistic Human Sculpture, Quinte Wood Carvers Show 2001
"Speed" Honourable Mention, Stylized Sculpture Quinte Wood Carvers Show 2001
"Shaping Canada" Honourable Mention, Relief Carving Quinte Wood Carvers Show 2002
"The Challenge" Best in Show, Arc Gallery, Chicago and Fire House Gallery San Francisco 2006

Experience
Self taught artist for over 35 years, whose art is proudly displayed in many homes and businesses in Canada and United States. Commissioned pieces for various people and businesses include Bancroft Chamber of Commerce, Reeve of Tweed, local business organizations and people.

Paul's art has captured the attention of the media, such as newspapers, radio, television. His passion has been addressed in parliament on two separate occasions by The Honourable Daryl Kramp MP for Hastings County.

Memorials
Tweed Memorial Park, "The Guardian" to honour our Troops in Afghanistan.
Bellevue Hospital, New York City, "Thundering Silence" to honour the heroes of 9/11
Cordova Mines Recreation Centre, " Queens Own Rifles" 2nd Battalion

Exhibitions
Quinte Wood Carvers Show, Belleville Ontario
Tweed Studio Tour, Tweed Ontario
Art in The Park, Tweed, Ontario
Studio 737, Tweed, Ontario
Bancroft Stone Carvers Symposium, Bancroft Ontario
Belleville Art Association, Belleville, Ontario
Quinte Art Association, Belleville, Ontario
Tweed Heritage Day, Tweed, Ontario
Arc Gallery, Chicago, Illinois
Fire House Gallery, San Francisco
Amsterdam Whitney Art Gallery, New York City, New York
Art Expo, New York City
Biennale Dell'Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
Numerous Internet Art Galleries 

Paul's Personal Website
www.pssculptures.com