Paul Komada

Seattle, WA

Paul Komada was born in Seattle but spent his formative years in Japan, including three years working at a Buddhist temple as a monk. He received a BFA in painting from the University of Washington, followed by a MFA in painting from the University of Pennsylvania. He is fascinated with reworking his own compositions, making installations, painting, and honing his craft. Komada believes his deep admiration of Western culture and desire to be assimilated has driven his fascination with the subject, and enjoys knitting pieces together to communicate feelings of warmth and care.


Mad Campus

September 13 - October 25, 2014

From September 13 to October 25, 2014, the University of Washington welcomed MadArt’s latest public art installation, Mad Campus, onto its grounds. In this exhibition, 12 temporary, site-specific works by 13 artists were displayed in various outdoor locations on the UW campus. Inspired by their locations, from hidden nooks to...

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