Paul Adams has been photographing for over 30 years. Mr. Adams was born and raised in the Pacific Northwest of the United States and grew up backpacking and exploring the nearby coastal ranges as well as running rivers above the Arctic Circle in Alaska. He was awarded a Masters of Photography in 1996 and has taught photography at Utah State University, the Florida Keys, and Brigham Young University. He lived in England as a Fulbright scholar and taught photography in Northern England. Mr. Adams has had his work displayed both nationally and internationally and his photographs are included in several permanent collections including the Nora Eccles Museum of Fine Art, Chattahoochee Valley Art Museum, the Tenba Corporation, The Chicago Institute of Art, and Brigham Young University Art Museum. Mr. Adams has been a professor of photography at BYU since 2002.