Paul Reuther lives and works in Washington, DC. He studied painting and drawing with Oliver Grimley, Louis Sloan, Arthur DaCosta, Seymour Reminick, and Sidney Goodman among others in Philadelphia at the Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts. He studied 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. Most recently, he has painted in Finland (Lappland and near Turku) and in the Skåne region of Sweden (in and around the Östra Göinge Municipality). In addition to landscape subject matter, the artist draws the figure from life as a regular part of his practice.
Paul Reuther has taught drawing and painting for several years in the Washington area at Montgomery College in Rockville, MD and at George Washington University in Washington, DC
Since October, 2007, he has been hosting an open life drawing group ( Dupont Drawing Group ) in his painting studio located in Dupont Circle Washington, DC. There are approximately 375 members in the group.