Paul Braucher was born on
25 June 1954 in Chicago, Illinois. He passed away on 16 June 2004 in
LaGrange, Illinois, after a long battle with cancer.
Paul's study of art history, painting, and philosophy at Knox College included 4 months in Florence, Italy and a summer landscape program with Gabriel Laderman at Queens College.
He continued his study with Gabriel in the Queens College MFA program, where he also had the opportunity to work with Louis Finkelstein, Charles Cajori, Harold Bruder, and Robert Birmelin.
Paul has held two solo exhibitions (1989 and 1996) at the Contemporary Realists Gallery (now the Hackett-Freedman Gallery) in San Francisco and has participated in a number of group shows. His teaching resume includes the Pratt Institute, where he was invited as a Visiting Instructor of Drawing, and Knox College, where he taught 17th century Art and Architecture and Studio Art 101.