Paul Sutfin

Artist bio

Paul Sutfin is an photographer, painter and musician living and working inn the Pacific Northwest.


David’s Turn



Artist Statement

There was a moment –– I was taking out the trash –– where I thought I could mix the heroic and banal, then the painting “The Death of Marat” by Jacques-Louis David painting flashed in my head.

How it fits into contest

When I pray I say “I put my body under my soul, and I put my soul under my spirit.” You know, it’s kind of like a little government: three things. When you’re drunk, your spirit is not with your body. So I do think of my body as following my spirit and not keeping up. But I mean, if I was born not able to walk or not able to move my hands, it would have informed who I was as an artist –– or as a father, lover, anything. If you’re born with access to money it changes your life.

How to Purchase this Artwork

Contact Paul @

Submit Your Artwork Today!

Curious? Interested in submitting artwork to our contest? Know someone who might be? Through April 14th, 2022, the Engage Art Contest is open to the whole world! Get your foot in the door by claiming your Artist Page now!