John Paradiso (He/Him)
b. 1962, Albany NY
John Paradiso earned a BFA at the State University of New York at Purchase and his MFA at the State University of New York at Buffalo. He is a mixed media fiber artist whose work is based upon such issues as identity, sexuality, aging, health, and love. He has work in private and public collections including the Stamp collection of the University of Maryland, Kinsey Institute, Leslie-Lohman Museum, and seven photographs in the AIDS portfolio of the National Picture Collection at the Library of Congress.
John is currently the Resident Artist and Curator at Portico Gallery and Studios in the Gateway Arts District, Prince Georges County, Maryland.
Portico Gallery and Studios: www.portico3807.com