My aim is to create sculptures and art objects that feel both contemporary and universal. Often I play with opposites: abstract/representational, rustic/refined, whimsical/thoughtful. Some of my sensibilities (in no particular order): beauty, contemplativeness, societal awareness, humor.
Bachelor of Arts, Yale U., New Haven CT (concentration in the humanities)
Wood sculpting with Joe Wheelwright, Boston MA, 1999-2016
Stone sculpting with Peter Smith, Princeton NJ, 2000
"Lexington: A Sense of Place," Lexington Colonial Times Magazine, Aug. 2023, (featuring "Melange").
"Paul Angiolillo: Bringing Wood, Stone and Other Materials to Life," Weston Neighbors, March 2022.
"Get inspired by art outdoors," Chronicle magazine, Channel 5 TV Boston, Nov. 2021 ("Breathing" piece is shown at 0:30).
"Framingham gallery spotlights residents and contemporary issues with new art exhibit," Metrowest Daily News, May 2021.
"Art Ramble 2020," livingconcord.com, 2020.
"Weston Artist Shows in Codman Festival," Town Crier, Weston MA, Sept. 2019.
"Outdoor sculpture on view at Newton City Hall," Boston Globe, June 2017.
"Cape exhibit brings together art and the outdoors," Patriot Ledger, Quincy MA, June 2016.
"Lawn Party: An Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit," Concord Monitor, Concord NH, June 16, 2016 (featuring "Rustic Pencil & Eraser").
"Outdoor art installations at historic cemetery, Historical Society," The Andover Townsman, Andover MA, Oct. 2015 (featuring "Dip Pen, Inkwell & Ink Blotter".)
"New Works," Weston Town Crier, Feb. 5, 2015 (full-page on solo show, featuring seven works).
"Labor of Love: North Bennington Is Transformed into an Outdoor Sculpture Park," Artscope, Sep.-Oct., 2014.
"'Out of True' show set at local gallery," Waltham News Tribune, 2014, featuring "Snake-Bird."
An article in Worcester Connects, 2013, featuring "Big Birds."
An article in Worcester Telegram & Gazette, 2013, featuring "Rustic Meditation."
An announcement on M.I.T. website, 2007, featuring "Split Bowl."
An article from M.I.T. News Office, 2006, featuring "Happy God."
An article in Waltham Tribune, 2001, featuring "Songbird."
(For works in collections, see In Collections.)
“Yard Art,” Storefront Art Projects, Watertown MA, 2023.
14th Annual Flying Horse Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit, Pingree School, S. Hamilton MA, 2023.
Weston Public Library gallery (solo show), Weston MA, Jan. 2022.
Codman Estate Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, Lincoln MA, 2022.
Art Ramble ("In the Balance"), 2022.
'Yard Art," Spring St. Gallery, Commander's Mansion, and Hatch Makerspace, Watertown MA, 2021.
"Under the Same Flag," Mill Contemporary Art, Framingham MA, 2021.
"Art Ramble 2020," 2020.
"Sculptures & Carvings," Weston Public Library gallery, Weston MA, 2020
"Artscape," an outdoor sculpture show, Pittsfield MA, 2019-20
"Witnessing," an outdoor sculpture show, Concord MA, 2019
"Please Touch the Art," Mosesian Art Center, Watertown MA, 2019
Codman Estate Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, Lincoln MA, 2019
Arts & Crafts Shop, Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton MA, 2019
Artists' Market, deCordova Museum & Sculpture Garden, Lincoln MA, 2019
"Commemorations," Heritage Museums & Gardens, Sandwich MA, 2018
Weston Public Library gallery (solo show), Weston MA, Jan. 2018
"Art in Nature," The Fells, a National Historic Site, Newbury NH, 2017
"Festival of the Arts," Newton MA, 2017
Gift shop @ Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton MA, ongoing.
Artist's Market, DeCordova Museum & Sculpture Park, Lincoln MA, 2016
"Natural Threads," Heritage Museums & Gardens, Sandwich MA, 2016
Codman Estate Fine Arts & Crafts Festival, Lincoln MA 2016
"Art in Nature," The Fells, a National Historic Site, Newbury NH, 2016
"Art Ramble 2016," Hapgood-Wright Town Forest, Concord MA, 2016
"19th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Exhibit," Mill Brook Gallery & Sculpture Garden, Concord MA, 2016
"Passages," West Parish Cemetery and Andover Historical Society, Andover MA, 2015
Blue Wave Art Gallery, Amesbury MA, 2012-15
"Buddhas over Worcester," Boundless Way Zen Center, Worcester MA, 2015
Weston Public Library gallery, Weston MA, 2015 (solo)
"Out of True," Room 83 Spring, Watertown MA, 2014
17th Annual Sculpture Show, N. Bennington VT, 2014
Mill Brook Gallery, Concord NH, 2014
Artscape, Pittsfield MA, an outdoor sculpture exhibit, 2013-14 (juried show)
Brookline Public Library, "Sculptures and Carvings by Paul Angiolillo," 2013 (solo)
Arts & Crafts Fair, Mount Auburn Club, Watertown MA, 2013
"Buddhas over Worcester," Boundless Way Zen Center, Worcester MA, 2013
"12 x 12 Holiday Show," Bromfield Gallery, Boston MA, 2012
Arts & Crafts Fair, Mount Auburn Club, Watertown MA, 2012
Artscape, Pittsfield MA, an outdoor sculpture exhibit, 2012-13 (juried group show)
Art in the Heart of the City, Ithaca NY, outdoor sculpture exhibit, 2011 (juried group show)
Art in the Park, Worcester MA, outdoor sculpture exhibit, 2011 (juried group show)
Dorchester Open Studios, Dorchester MA, 2010
Cambridge Trust Company, Weston MA, 2010 (solo)
Visiting Artists, Arsenal Center for the Arts, Watertown MA, 2010
Arts in the Armory, Somerville MA, a piece on loan, 2009
Somerville Public Library, Somerville MA, 2009 (solo)
Fine Arts Center, Mt. Wachusett Community College, Gardner MA, 2008 (solo)
Sculpture Under McGrath Highway (SUM) Project, Somerville MA, 2007
ArtBeat Festival, Somerville MA, 2007
Stata Center, M.I.T., Cambridge MA, 2006
Architecture & Planning Library, M.I.T., 2006 (solo)
Gift shop @ Fuller Craft Museum, Brockton MA, 2003.
The Gatehouse (gallery and gift store), West Concord MA, 2002
Waltham Public Library, Waltham MA, 2001 (solo)
For her support over many decades, I'm grateful to my mother, Birgitta (ne: Brunskog, "brown forest" in Swedish),
born in Stockholm, Sweden, who knitted, sewed, and made crafts until the age of 92.
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