Paul Baylock grew up in New Britain, Connecticut. He was second oldest of a Lithuanian/Irish family of ten. Paul attended catholic schools from grade one to twelve. Graduated fron Hartford Art School with Bachelors and Masters in Art Education. Paul taught art in New Britain at the middle and highschool level for 38 years, retiring in 2012. Paul has been involved with the Art League of New Britain for the past seven years, presently serving as president.
Paul has been involved in artmaking from an early age. He has sculpted, drawn and painted in all media and areas. His master’s show featured slipcast ceramics. Paul has continuously strived to be a better artist, training with Rachel Siporin, Dr. Michael Cipriano, Molly Bornstein, Jenny Knauss, and Zbigniew Grzyb. He has shown in many exhibits and has won his share of prizes and is included in many private collections. The work in this exhibit draws its inspiration from motifs and symbols of the industrial past of his hometown and his childhood exposure to ads and cartoons from Popular Science magazines.