Paul LaJeunesse is a landscape painter whose work deals with symbiotic relationships time, space and place and the function of memory and identity. This body of work focuses on the quality of light to create dramatic and surreal views of everyday spaces. Light is the unifying element found throughout the multifarious elements of the landscape, creating an underlying structural unity.
He received his master of fine arts in painting from Bowling Green State University in 2006, the Elizabeth Greenshields grant in 2006, and a Fulbright grant in 2007 in Reykjavik and Siglufjördur, Iceland. He previously taught at St. Louis Community College at Florissant and at Western Oregon University in Monmouth Oregon and Georgia State University in Atlanta Georgia. Paul LaJeunesse has exhibited nationally in Missouri, Illinois, Oregon, Idaho, Washington and in Georgia at 2 Rules Fine Art. He has shown internationally in Iceland and Japan at Saitama University and the Akane Gallery in Tokyo.