Paul Soupiset [SOUP • a • ZAY] is an artist, graphic designer, illustrator, poet, editor, typophile, songwriter, liturgist, and armchair theologian. Paul makes his home in San Antonio where he was born in 1969.

Paul is a creative at Parallel, and the owner and creative director of Soupiset Design, having previously served as the creative director and lead designer at both the H. E. Butt Foundation and 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.

Photo by Courtney Perry.