Paul Rouphail





Graph II, Oil and acrylic on linen, 36 x 48 inches, 2017

IOUUOME, installation view, 2017

Red Walker Oil on linen, 21 x 29 inches, 2016

Doubter, Oil on linen, 21 x 27.5 inches, 2016

IOUUOME, installation view, 2017

Graph, Oil and acrylic on linen mounted to panel in artist's frame, 23 x 23.5 inches, 2017

Soft Talk, Oil and acrylic on linen, 37 x 49 inches, 2017

Schematic (1, 2, 3, 4), Gouache on paper in artist's frame, 22.5 x 22.5 inches, 2016

Untitled (Production Possibility Frontier) Neon and acrylic sheet, 4 x 10 feet, 2017

IOUUOME, installation view, 2017

Stupid Idiot, Oil and acrylic on linen, 43 x 63.5 inches, 2017


Coffee At Midnight, Oil and acrylic on linen mounted to panel, 22 x 22 inches, 2017

Possible Outcomes, Oil and acrylic on linen with artist's frame, 48.5 x 28.5 inches, 2017


OK, OK, OK, OK, Oil and acrylic on canvas in artist's frame, 40 x 32 inches, 2016

Descender, Oil and acrylic on linen, 40 x 56 inches, 2017

Rondo, Oil and acrylic on linen, 30 x 40 inches, 2016

Cherry Picker, Acrylic on linen, 23.5 x 31 inches, 2017



Paul Rouphail was born in Chicago, Illinois and lives and works in Philadelphia, PA. He holds an MFA in painting from the Rhode Island School of Design, and a BFA from Carnegie Mellon University. In 2016, he was awarded the AICAD Teaching Fellowship at MICA.

Recently, he had a solo show at SMART OBJECTS in Los Angeles. Previous group exhibitions include Jump Cut at Fjord Space in Philadelphia, Flat Earth Conspiracy at George Adams Gallery, RISD Painting 2016 at Nancy Margolis Gallery, Half Master at Microscope Gallery (all in New York), Maximum Minimum in Unum at The Miller Gallery at Carnegie Mellon University, and Full House, White Columns’ inaugural online exhibition. Rouphail's work has been reviewed online and in print, including in New American Paintings (Issue 122), the Pittsburgh Tribune and Gestalten Press' anthology, Imagine Architecture. He has an upcoming solo exhibition at SMART OBJECTS in the fall of 2018.  


Solo and Two-person Exhibitions

Upcoming Solo @ SMART OBJECTS Fall 2018


Group Exhibitions

Jump Cut @ Fjord Space, Philadelphia, PA

Thin Places @ SMART OBJECTS Landers, Landers, CA

Full House @ White Columns, ONLINE

Flat Earth Conspiracy @ George Adams Gallery, New York, NY

RISD MFA 2016 @ Nancy Margolis Gallery, New York, NY

Maximum Minumum In Unum @ Miller Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA


New American Paintings – Issue #122

Imagine Architecture

Pittsburgh Tribune

The Chautauquan Daily