Soupiset-Cirque

Paul Soupiset [SOUP • a • ZAY] is an artist, graphic designer, illustrator, poet, editor, typophile, songwriter, liturgist, armchair theologian. Paul and his wife Amy have four awesome kids and make their home in San Antonio where Paul was born in 1969.

Paul is the creative director and owner at Soupiset Design, having previously served as the creative director and lead designer at Toolbox since its inception in 1996.

Soupiset’s illustration work has appeared in magazines, books, album covers and websites; his design work has been featured in the pages of Communication Arts, Graphis, Print Magazine, How Magazine, Step Magazine and Creativity design annuals. His design awards also include National ADDY® awards, an IABC International Gold Quill, nods from the CASSA Golden Jalapeños, and a nomination in Nashville’s Dove Awards. Soupiset has received recognition from juried competitions across the state of Texas, including The Dallas Show, The Houston Art Directors’ Club, and South by Southwest Interactive. His design work has been recognized in leading national design competitions and his work has received local, regional and national ADDY awards, including multiple local Best of Show awards.

In 1991, Soupiset graduated Baylor University with a degree in journalism and studio art. His personal work also includes songwriting, poetry, and photography. In 2014 and 2015 Paul published two volumes of poetry, Peregrine and Mockingbird.

Drawing Close // Documentary on Illustrator Paul Soupiset from Isenhower Productions on Vimeo.

Photo by Courtney Perry