Paul Morin is an American born, New York-based artist, composer and pianist. The NY Press wrote, “Paul Morin takes visitors on a trip through time with music and sound.” Gallery and Studio Magazine states in a recent article: “Paul Morin’s art comprised of soft variegated strokes and streaks of vibrant color strike one as notes in a kind of visual music.”
As a composer Paul has composed music for the feature film Documentary Between the Shades, directed by Jill Salvino and premiered at the Soho International Film Festival in 2017. In 2014, Paul was the composer for the radio show Ackerman Associates Meets Dracula written and directed by Peter Stass. In 2014 he wrote the score for, Lies People Tell, a short film that premiered at the san pedro film festival. In 2011, he released his first solo record Succession of images, a song cycle for solo piano. In 2017, he released his second record Hope, a chamber music work recorded with clarinetist Thomas Piercy and Violinist Patrisa Tomassini. Recent public piano performances of his music include Ecuador in South America, Steinway Hall NYC, The United Nations, Spectrum NYC, Faust Harrison Hall, Saint Peters in NYC and The Staller Center in Stony Brook NY.
As an artist, Paul is known for creating large instillations, paintings and live performing art pieces. From 2014-2016, he was the artist in residence at Spectrum Gallery in NYC. In 2014, he completed the Elevator Time Machine, a large instillation made of elevator parts that responds to sound. He also wrote and produced a 20 minute live art piece Static in Movement for piano and television static. His acrylic on canvas works have also been presented at The Art Bar, The Gallery at Logos and Ward-Nasse gallery.
Being an avid educator, Paul implements master classes in New York and South America. He recently taught a master class at the Performing Arts Conservatory of New York and The Cultural House of Quevedo in Ecuador. He has also been an adjunct-instructor at New York University. Paul holds a Masters Degree in piano performance from New York University where he studied piano under Martin Canin and composition under Justin Dello Joio and a Bachelor Degree in Music from Stony Brook University studying piano under Christina Dahl.