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Paul Caponigro

Paul Caponigro

American, born 1932

Born in Boston in 1932, Paul Caponigro became interested in photography and music as a teenager. He he studied at Boston University College of Music in 1950 but eventually decided to concentrate on photography and attended the California School of Fine Art, where Ansel Adams had established one of the first photography programs in the United States. Caponigro is known for his photographs of landscape and [dolmens] and lived in New Mexico from 1973 to 1993. He continues to play the piano and believes that his musical training influences his photographic vision.
The artist lived in El Rancho de San Sebastian during his time in New Mexico (1973-1993).