Paul Sykes is well known in the US as one of the top international art dealers, representing artists from Montreal, Paris, Germany, Poland, France, Romania, and Latvia. Paul is an accomplished violinist graduating from the Cleveland Institute of Music, (a Board Trustee member since 1997), and was owner of ART AVENUE having 12 art galleries throughout the midwest.
Paul has curated & hosted many celebrities like Peter Max, Itzchak Tarkay, Alexandra Nechita, John Entwhistle, and Yuroz along with high end collections of Dali from the Pierre Argillet collection from France, and the Giuseppe Albaretto collections from Torino, Italy.
In September 2015 Paul opened up ART AVENUE, Sarasota, bringing part of his personal and consignment art collections which created a retail Art Museum of fine art treasures at Southgate Mall. Paul goes back and forth from Cleveland to Sarasota, where he also maintains two high end restaurants.