Paul Rio


Paul Rio is an American artist living in Orange County, Ca. He was born in the Philippines in 1979 and migrated to California in 1986 at the age of 6.

He comes from a family of artists and he instinctively knew to pursue visual arts at a very young age. Paul is a classically trained artists and was trained in Academy of Art College in San Francisco where he studied Illustration and Animation.

Paul has done a few exhibitions and his favorite subject are people. His most recent and most ambitious work, which he calls “Living Words” that made its debut in Artprize 2014 in Grand Rapids, Mi., is a God inspired and God driven word mosaic piece that has been taken to the next level of complex concept and execution. It has been praised by viewers both believers and non-believers alike.

Paul is also a visual effects artist who works on major TV and film projects.  See more at: