For over 30 years Paul Beaty has been capturing and documenting everyday life throughout the Midwest. Paul began his love for Small-Town Americana in his hometown of LeRoy, Illinois, which is where he also launched his photojournalism career at the age of 14.
Beaty’s photographs have appeared in Rolling Stone, Time, Newsweek, Sports Illustrated, American Photographer, and other national and international publications. His work has received awards from Pictures of the Year International, National Press Photographers Association’s Best of Photojournalism, Associated Press, and Illinois Press Photographers Association.
In this body of work, created over a span of 30 years, and assembled for the first time under the title “Midwest American Scenes”, Beaty documented everyday scenes as a ‘passive observer’. We are proud to host Paul’s first solo show, an exhibition of this American odyssey of the Midwest.
1513 N. WESTERN
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