Paul V. Chaplo
Paul V. Chaplo, M.F.A. works as a professional photographer specializing in corporate and architectural photography. In addition to completing decades of assignments for companies such as Bausch & Lomb, TXI, and BNSF Railway, his creative work has been exhibited in museums around the country, including the Museum of Modern Art in New York City, the National Museum of American Art in Washington, DC, the Museum of Science and Industry in Chicago, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, and several Texas museums. He is also the author of Marfa Flights: Aerial Views of Big Bend Country. Chaplo earned his Master of Fine Arts degree in Photography from Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT) in Rochester, New York, where he was the American Video Institute Graduate Fellow. He also provides large-format film HABS/HAER/HALS photography for historic preservation. Chaplo spends much of his time wearing a hardhat in the Permian Basin, photographing for oil and alternative energy companies. Paul and his wife Cynthia live in Fort Worth with their faithful Shetland Sheepdog.