Paul Soulellis

Paul Soulellis (b. 1968) is a New York-based artist and creative director, maintaining his studio in Long Island City, NY. His book works explore place, image and identity. He teaches at RISD and Purchase College.

Recently, Paul was a featured speaker at Build 2013 in Belfast, N. Ireland, where he presented “Resistance (Scenes from a designer’s counter-practice).” During summer 2013 he completed 530 (Sá veldur sem á heldur) as an artist-in-residence in Skagaströnd, Iceland.

Paul is the founder of Library of the Printed Web, a curatorial project organized around artists who use screen capture, image grab, site scrape and search query to develop printed matter from content found on the web. 

He founded the strategic design firm Soulellis Studio in 2001 and produces award-winning work for clients like Cornell University, TED, Waterworks, Esri, the Rockefeller Foundation and the Municipal Art Society of New York. His work allows him to collaborate closely with leading creative thinkers in design, business and technology. — Richard Saul Wurman, Jack Dangermond, Nancye Green, Ann Pendleton-Jullian, Philip K. Howard and John Seely Brown, among others.

His work is featured regularly on design blogs and online galleries and he is a contributing author to the web design journal The ManualHe hosted a Glass House Conversation in February 2012.


Apparition of a Distance, However Near it may be, 2013