Paul Schulenburg is an internationally collected artist whose work has shown in the Hopper House Museum, twice in solo shows at the Cape Cod Museum of Art, and in many group exhibitions at CCMA, Provincetown Art Association and Museum, and Cahoon Museum of American Art. He has appeared over a dozen times in respected national art publications including on the cover of American Art Collector. Schulenburg has garnered awards from the Copley Society (first place), Oil Painters of America, Salmagundi Club, and Plein Air Magazine. He was commissioned by the Isabella Stewart Gardner Museum to create a portrait of museum trustee Eliot Forbes.

For 20 years, Paul created award-winning art for publication worldwide. His client list included: Digital Equipment Corporation, Cigna, Fidelity Investments, Hewlett-Packard, IBM, Lucent Technologies, Sunoco, TIME, U.S. News and World Report, The Wall Street Journal, Columbia Journalism Review, Cahners, Prentice Hall, Houghton Mifflin, and Ziff-Davis.

Paul earned a BFA in painting at Boston University School of Fine Arts where he studied with Joseph Ablow, Sidney Hurwitz, and John Wilson. Boston University provided an educational foundation that emphasized the fundamentals of classical art training: anatomy and form, color, composition and draftsmanship.

Schulenburg’s oils can be found in prestigious collections throughout the United States, in Canada, Europe and Hong Kong. Paul is the original planner of the “Creative Convergence” traveling painting adventures and is a sought-after demonstrator, juror and workshop instructor.


  • 2019 Rockport Art Association and Museum
  • 2019 Salmagundi Club
  • 2019 Ridgewood Art Institute
  • 2018 Plein Air Magazine
  • 2018 Salmagundi Club
  • 2017 Salmagundi Club
  • 2016 National Oil and Acrylic Painters Society
  • 2006 Copley Society of Art
  • 2005 Copley Society of Art
  • 2004 Fine Arts Work Center Residency
  • 2003 Copley Society