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Sam Lipp and Thora Dolven Balke at Devening Projects on October 20, 2013 © Paul Germanos
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Quick Facts
Birthplace
Cook County, Illinois
Birth year
1967
Statement

Paul E. Germanos
478 S. York
Elmhurst, IL 60126
paulgermanos@msn.com
1-630-832-0195

Twitter: https://twitter.com/ChicagoCritical
Flickr: https://www.flickr.com/photos/73059802@N00/
Blogger: http://paulgermanos.blogspot.com/
LinkedIn: http://www.linkedin.com/pub/paul-germanos/3/42b/7b0

The grandson of immigrants who passed through Ellis Island and New York City to Chicago, Paul Germanos was born November 30, 1967, in Cook County, Illinois.

Education
2000-2005 Graduate School
Northern Illinois University
Political Science: History of Political Philosophy

1985-2000 Bachelor’s Degree (164 semester hours)
Northern Illinois University
General Emphasis in Liberal Arts and Sciences

1993-1995 Associate's Degree
College of DuPage
Criminal Justice

1987-1989 Enrolled in BFA Program
School of the Art Institute of Chicago
Sculpture, Drawing, and Art History

2004 & 2005 Certificates
Motorcycle Safety Foundation

2002 Certificate
Harold Washington College
Public Chauffeur Training Program

1996 Certificate
University of Illinois Police Training Institute

Having pioneered the use of digital equipment and the internet for such a purpose, Paul Germanos maintains the longest-running and most comprehensive photographic record of contemporary visual art in Chicago.

Publications - Founder/Editor
Chicago Art World (2014-present)
e.g. http://chicagoartworld.blogspot.com/2014/02/2013-way-of-shovel-mca-chicago.html
Chicago Critical (2010-present)
e.g. http://paulgermanos.blogspot.com/2012/02/editorial-todd-chilton-vis-vis-scott.html
Chicago Art on Flickr (2008-2013)

Publications - Text and Image Contributions
Bad at Sports (2013, 2008)
e.g. http://badatsports.com/2013/chicago-art-in-pictures-best-of-2012-year-in-review/
ArtSlant LA, NYC, and Global, republication (2013, 2009)
e.g. http://www.artslant.com/lon/feeds/show/91080
Newcity (2013, 2011, 2010)
e.g. http://art.newcity.com/2010/05/10/review-roger-hiornsart-institute-of-chicago/
Chicago Art Review (2010)
Sharkforum (2009)

Mention
Artforum (2012)

Experience
Photographer, Taxi Driver, Sheriff's Deputy, Piano Mover, 911 Operator, Stone Carver, Teaching Assistant, Masonry Laborer, Parks District Groundsman, Painter, etc.

Exhibition
Paul Germanos @ Antena
1755 S. Laflin St.
Chicago
October 24 - November 22, 2014
http://www.chicagoartistsmonth.org/paul-germanos
A relational artwork, existing from 6:00-10:00 PM on October 24, 2014, which involves the presentation of 30 working artists alongside candid portraits of themselves, all shot while documenting Chicago's art world between 2003-2014.