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Paula Cahill

Originally from Detroit, Michigan, Cahill pursued an education in the arts after relocating to the Philadelphia area. Cahill was trained in Realism, and her education at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts and the Tyler School of art laid the foundation for her later work in abstraction. In her current series of linear abstract compositions, a single, luminous line created from 100 gradients of color gently meanders and seamlessly connects back to itself. Cahill’s range of color is derived from her memories of scuba diving among tropical fish on the worldʼs coral reefs, and the bioluminescent light that emanates from sea-life at deep, dark depths.

Cahill's work has been widely exhibited in the U.S. and have garnered regional awards including "Best of Show" in the "Celebration of Life" exhibit at the Perelman Center, and honorable mentions at Goggleworks and the Abington Art Center. Her paintings are held in private, public, and corporate collections including Temple University, Capital One, and PNC Bank Corporation. 

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