Paul Loehle is a Cincinnati-based artist who received his MFA in Painting from the University of Cincinnati in 2009 and his MA – Art Education in 2011. His work has always been heavily influenced by painterly realism and the human figure, and his current body of work explores the relationship of traditional media and methods to the ephemeral worlds of amateur digital photography and social networking phenomena like Facebook. Loehle's work has been shown in such venues around the Cincinnati area as Manifest Creative Research and Drawing Center, Bromwell’s Gallery, The Carnegie, and the Fitton Center for Creative Arts in Hamilton. Additionally, Loehle’s work was displayed in the Contemporary Realism Biennial at the Ft. Wayne Museum of Art in 2010. Loehle has taught Life Drawing at UC as a graduate student and foundations drawing at Miami University, Oxford as an adjunct instructor. He has also taught painting at Chatfield College and foundations courses at The Art Institute of Ohio – Cincinnati. Loehle has worked with Artworks Cincinnati leading mural projects for the past 8 Summers, and he currently teaches Art at Hamilton High School.