Born in Detroit, Michigan, Paula Cahill pursued
a career in the visual arts when she relocated
to the Philadelphia area. She attended Tyler
School of Art, Temple University and the
Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine Arts where
she received Merit and Academy Scholarships.
She also attended Parsons School of Design
at the New School in New York City where she
received a Merit Scholarship as a Sophomore
transfer student. She graduated with masters
and bachelors degrees in the fine arts in 2011
Cahill's paintings are exhibited in the northeast
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 Abington Art
Center. She was a "Fourth Wall" top ten
finalist at the Pennsylvania Academy of the Fine
Arts in 2011. Cahill's 2017 paintings, "Circuitry"
and "Variable" were recently purchased by Temple
University for their permanent collection.
An active member of CFEVA, InLiquid, and the
Crane Arts community, Cahill continues to
explore art making in her studio at the Crane
Old School in the Kensington Fishtown area