Paul Chase is an internationally known artist, author, innovator, visionary and guitarist. He is the founder and CEO of Graphicguitars Inc., fine art guitar paintings, prints and posters. He received a Bachelors degree in Art and a Masters in Communications. He has taught art in high schools, vocational/technical school, and at the college level for over 30 years. Paul is a distant relative of the “other” famous American artist Georgia O’Keeffe (and they are both developed their art “roots” in hometown Sun Prairie, WI) and his large close up guitar images reflect her large close up flower series.
Explore the pages of PaulChase.com and experience the “VineyardGuitars” gallery, the new “Silk Six-String Abstracts” series and the most recent “CopperVisions.”
The latest series called GraphicDimensions moves into 3 dimensions – the innovative sculptures in sizes from 10 inches to 10 feet and created from copper, stone, glass, concrete, clay, and wood.
“Graphicguitars” images can be found on book covers, CD covers, The Country Music Hall of Fame in Nashville, The Gibson Beale Street Showcase in Memphis, Wild About Music Galleries in Austin and Santa Monica, The Texas Musicians Museum, The Iowa Rock N’ Roll Music Association Museum, The Les Paul permanent Exhibit/Museum in Waukesha, WI, high end guitar shops and on line.. Graphicguitars paintings and prints have found homes in the offices, studios and factories of various guitar makers such as: Taylor, Martin, Gibson, Breedlove, Larrivee, Goodall, Gallagher, McPherson, Manzer, Buscarino, Benedetto, Paul Reed Smith, Peavey, Brian Moore, Dean, Warrior and others.
Paul has created guitar art in cooperation with Country Music artists John Michael Montgomery and Kenny Chesney, while Brad Paisley, Tanya Tucker, Kix Brooks, Muriel Anderson, B.B. King, Paul Cullen, Michael W. Smith, Karen Cannon, Les Paul and Grand Ol Opry guitarist Doyle Dykes have begun their collection of Paul’s art.
The Millennium Maxwell House Hotel in Nashville is currently exhibiting over 30 of Paul’s large format paintings and prints and a growing collection of Paul Chase original painted guitars. In 2013 the hotel hosted a one man show with 50 guitar inspired sculptures ranging in size from 10″ to 12′ and made from copper, stone, glass, wood, concrete, clay and combinations.
Mel Bay Publications has produced a 24×36” “graphic guitars” poster which showcases 20 of Paul’s guitar paintings.
Through the www.graphicguitars.com website limited edition prints and original paintings are now in the collections of guitarists and musicians worldwide.
By popular demand, Paul has also been expanding his other artistic endeavor called “Graphic Visions”