Sequestered with Noelle and the Dog

by Paul Zdepski

Paul is a painter, cartoonist, illustrator, and adjunct professor of graphic communication at the University of Maryland Global Campus in Adelphi, Maryland, and an adjunct professor of illustration at George Mason University in Fairfax, Virginia. He also lectures at Shenandoah University, the Shenandoah Arts Council, and various public and private schools. He applies his skill and sense of humor to editorial cartoons, comics, traditional paintings, sculpture, metalwork, furniture design, and woodcarving. Paul’s work has been hosted by the US State Department’s Panamanian Embassy, Universidad del Arte Ganexa, Shenandoah Museum of Contemporary Art, the Museum of the Shenandoah Valley, Edison Place Gallery, and the Society of Illustrators. Paul holds a BFA in illustration from the University of the Arts in Philadelphia and an MFA in illustration from the University of Hartford. He is an active member of the Illustrator’s Club of Washington D.C., Maryland, and Virginia.

Paul lives in Strasburg, Virginia, with his family, surrounded by some very nice neighbors that aren’t put off by the occasional roar of chainsaw carving. See more of his work at