About Paul Roorda

Paul Roorda is an artist from Waterloo, Ontario, who investigates changing belief systems in religion, science, medicine, and environmentalism.  He has exhibited extensively with solo exhibitions in Canada, Germany and the USA.  Roorda was the Artist in Residence for the City of Kitchener, Ontario, in 2007 and at GlogauAIR in Berlin, in 2012.  He has been awarded numerous grants from the Ontario Arts Council and the Canada Council for the Arts and his work is included in the Donovan collection at St. Michael's College in Toronto.  Paul Roorda has been the subject of an episode of “The Artist’s Life” which aired on Bravo TV and was a finalist for the Blake Prize for religious art in Australia.