Paul Reuther lives and works in Washington, DC. He studied painting in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and art history at The University of Pennsylvania. Attending graduate school in Washington, DC he studied with William Woodward and Frank Wright.
He paints out of doors regularly in the summer months in New England and the Canadian Maritime provinces. More recently, he painted in Finland and in the Skåne region of Sweden . In the summer of 2011 he spent a month painting in New Zealand while an artist resident at The New Pacific Studio in Kaiparoro, NZ. He was artist-in-residence at arte studio ginistrelle, Assisi, Italy in August 2012 and again at JSS in Civita Castellana, Italy in 2014. In addition to landscape subject matter, the artist draws the figure from life.
Paul Reuther teaches drawing and painting in the Washington area at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD and at George Washington University in Washington, DC.
Since October, 2007, Paul has been hosting an open life drawing group Washington Drawing Center in his painting studio located in Dupont Circle, Washington, DC. There are approximately 650 members in the group which holds its annal member exhibition at Church of the Pilgrims in the summer months.