Paul DeRuvo is living and working in Norwalk, Connecticut where they are currently the Associate Printer at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking. They graduated Cum Laude from Massachusetts College of Art where they were awarded a full presidential scholarship to study printmaking. They then took classes at the Academy of Realist Art Boston continuing their dedication to classical drawing and representational artwork. They have exhibited work in New York City, Boston, San Francisco, and abroad. They recently had a solo show, Love + Isolation, in Berlin and have been awarded international artist residencies in Germany and Canada. Their work explores ideas about intimacy, gender, and the transfiguring appearance of love in our daily lives, while utilizing the devotional act of representational drawing and the craft of fine printing. They are now pursuing a career both as a fine artist and as a collaborative printmaker.