Paul Butler

Paul Butler is an artist with an interest in multidisciplinary, social and alternative pedagogical practices. His practice includes: hosting the Collage Party, a touring experimental studio; and directing the operations of The Other Gallery, a nomadic commercial gallery focused on overlooked artists’ practices. In 2007, he founded the UpperTradingPost.com, a website that facilitates artist trading. He also initiated the experimental school Reverse Pedagogy that began at the Banff Centre for the Arts in 2008, and has since travelled to Venice, Italy and Sligo, Ireland. He has exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; Justina M. Barnicke Gallery, Hart House, University of Toronto; White Columns, New York City; Creative Growth Art Centre, Oakland; and Sparwasser HQ, Berlin. His curatorial projects have included works by Matthew Higgs, Mitzi Pederson, Harrell Fletcher, and Guy Maddin. He has contributed writings to the book Decentre: Concerning Artist-run Culture and to the magazines Canadian Art, Bad Day, and Hunter and Cook.

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