Paul Chandler

A weaver of words and materials, mixed-media artist Paul Chandler’s work is an explosion of colors, forms, and textures. With scraps of fabric and yarn; buttons, baubles, and beads; and a wild array of found objects and plenty of imagination, Paul creates vivid embroideries and 3-D creatures that seem to have fallen from space.

Paul grew up on Buffalo’s East side with a family that “always encouraged me to be my own person, and I am”. Paul draws inspiration from his roots, his avid interest in diverse cultures and cites music as an essential ingredient to his creative process, but he also acknowledges “that a lot of my ideas are off the cuff and out of the blue”. Another Starlight artist has described Paul’s style as “very colorful and abstract; he throws you off”.

Off the cuff, over the top, and unbounded by convention, Paul produces art full-tilt.

“Bead-dazzling, that’s how I like it”.

Starlight Studio & Art Gallery

340 Delaware Ave
Buffalo NY 14202


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Learning Disabilities Association of WNY

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Starlight Studio & Art Gallery Since 2005