Education
San Francisco State University, Writers’ Workshop in poetry 1970
San Francisco Art Institute 1980, MFA

Collections
The Museum of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, CA
San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA
Bank of America Collection, San Francisco, CA
The Hall Collection, New York

Exhibitions
2021 Faces and Forms (solo show), The Boca Raton Museum of Art, Boca Raton, Florida
2019 Fritz Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2018 Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
2017 Mark My Words, CCPBC, Lake Worth, Florida
2014 Bagni di Lucca Art Festival, Bagni di Lucca, Italy
2013 Gavlak Galley, Palm Beach, Florida
2013 My Echo My Shadow, Gavlak Gallery, Palm Beach, Florida
1980 Leah Levy Gallery, San Francisco, California
1980 San Francisco Art Institute
1979 New Acquisitions, The Achenbach Foundation for Graphic Arts, The Museum of the Legion of Honor, San Francisco, California
1979 Leah Levy Gallery, San Francisco, California
1975 Sunne Savage Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts

Recent Press
2021 Gervais, Paul; If I Ruled the World, Readers Digest Magazine UK; May.
2021 Darcella, Aria; Paul Gervais Traded Hosting Royalty in Italy for Dining with Astronauts in Florida, Avenue Magazine; May.
2021 Paul Gervais; Faces and Forms; The Eden Magazine; May.
2021 Thompson, John; Paul Gervais, The Boca Raton Magazine; May.
2021 C.J.F.; Paul Gervais: Faces and Forms; Airmail, Arts Intel Report; March – May.
2021 von Seidel, Krystian; Leaning in to Reveal the Personal and the Imagined, The Palm Beach Post; 22 March.
2021 Cowan, Katy; Tender, debut portraits by artist Paul Gervais are inspired by Lucian Freud, Creative Boom; 5 March.
2021 Dupuis, Adam; Paul Gervais: Faces and Forms, Instinct Magazine; 4 March.
2021 Cuttle, Jade; Timesarts, The Times of London; 23 February.
2021 Eile Magazine, US: Boca Raton Museum: Paul Gervais, Faces and Forms, 28 February.

Publications
2008 Un Giardino a Lucca, la storia illustrata, Idea Books, Milano/Viareggio
2000 A Garden in Lucca, a memoir, Hyperion, New York
1999 Gar-an-guli, Elysium Press, Vermont
1998 Gar-an-guli, Girasole Edizioni, Catania
1990 Extraordinary People, a novel, Harper Collins, New York

Awards
The PEN/Faulkner Award, finalist, 1990, for Extraordinary People

 

Paul Gervais lives and works in West Palm Beach, Florida, and in London, UK.