Profiling is a performance and documentation piece that projects both the literal profile of participants while simultaneously creating playful 'mug shots' that list participant defined humorous crimes. The playful approach underscores the absurdities of profiling.


Paul has been working as a professional photographer for thirty years, and as an educator for over 10 years. He has long specialized in illustrative photography with an educational slant – in print, multi-media and on the web. He has displayed his personal work for over thirty years, in a variety of venues: from local cafes to San Francisco City Hall; internationally and on the Web. With more than ten years of working with diverse populations, he has served children pre-K-12 in hospitals, schools and museums. He has worked with numerous non-profits including Shriner's Hospital, ArtSpan, Mother Jones magazine, Living library, Root Division, On Lok, 826 Valencia, Asian Art Museum and the University of San Francisco. He currently teaches classes at the Finn Center in Mountain View, CA.


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