Born in Lithuania, Paul Kant experienced the war and refugee camps first hand. He attended school in Germany as a refugee until 1953, when he immigrated to the United States. Paul attended high school in Albany, and graduated from Niskayuna High School in 1959. His teaching degree was earned at SUNY Buffalo. Kant has taught in Buffalo, Worchester and eventually ended up at his high school alma mater Niskayuna. Retired from teaching, since 1993, Art at Niskayuna HS for 33 years, Kant has focused and refined his specialty of sculpture and cinematography. His love for animals is ever-present in his work, where images of animals are used to portray the secrets of life.
I work or think about my art everyday. My work overlaps from painting to sculpture. No material is off limits. I feel most comfortable drawing the essence of life.