Born in Whittier, California in 1962 from an Estonian family, he immediately began working in the New York art scene.
Paul Kostabi works as an artisti, musician and producer.
Best known for his angst-ridden, ferocious, expressionistic self-portraits, Paul Kostabi has also accumulated an impressive body of landscapes, still lifes and pure abstractions. Paul Kostabi’s work is fraught with careless care.
His creations, a blend of Art Brut and an exasperated expressionism, are present in art collections all around the world and can be found on the walls of New York city.