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PAULA JANE WILSON

Education
Columbia University, MFA, New York, NY, 2004-2005
Washington University, BFA, summa cum laude, St. Louis, MO, 1994-1998

Solo
Salty & Fresh, Emerson Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL, 2017
Paula Wilson: The Backward Glance, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE, 2017
Salty & Fresh, Cherry & Lucic, Portland, OR, 2015
Back it Up, Museum Blue, St. Louis, MO, 2015
Undress, Center for Contemporary Arts, Spector Ripps Project Space, Santa Fe, NM, 2014
First Story, The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia, PA 2010
The Stained Glass Ceiling, Bellwether Gallery, New York, NY, 2008
Paintings and Drawings from the Hanno Valley, Galleria Suzy Shammah, Milan, Italy, 2006
What’s So Personal, The Butcher Shop, Chicago, IL, 2000

Group
The Home Show, form & concept, Santa Fe, NM, 2016
Girls Who Dance in Dissonance, Wayside, Los Angeles, CA, 2016
Surface Area: Selections from the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, 2016
Self-Proliferation, Girls’ Club, curated by Micaela Giovannotti, Fort Lauderdale, FL, 2016
Faces and Vases, Royal NoneSuch Gallery, Oakland, CA, 2016
Visions Into Infinite Archives, SOMArts Cultural Center, curated by Black Salt Collective, San Francisco, CA, 2016
Summer Art Faculty Exhibition, Schick Art Gallery, Skidmore College, Saratoga Springs, NY, 2015
Paula Wilson & Jovencio de la Paz, Saugatuck Center for the Arts, Saugatuck, MI, 2015
Perception Isn’t Always Reality, Kranzberg Arts Center, St. Louis, MO, 2015
DRAW: Mapping Madness, Inside – Out Art Museum, curated by Tomas Vu, Beijing, China, 2014-2015
Lake Effect, Saugatuck Center for the Arts, curated by Mike Andrews, Saugatuck, MI, 2014
I Am The Magic Hand, Sikkema Jenkins & Co, Organized by Josephine Halvorson, New York, NY, 2013
Sanctify, Vincent Price Museum, Los Angeles, CA, 2013
The Bearden Project, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, 2012
Configured, Benrimon Contemporary, Curated By Teka Selman, New York, NY 2012
Art by Choice, Mississippi Museum of Fine Art, Jackson, MS, 2011
The February Show, Ogilvy & Mather, New York, NY, 2011
Art on Paper: The 41st Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC, 2010
Defrosted: A Life of Walt Disney, Postmasters Gallery, New York, NY, 2010
41st Collectors Show, Arkansas Art Center, Little Rock, AK, 2009-2010
Carrizozo Artist’s Show, Gallery 408, Carrizozo, NM, 2009-2010
While We Were Away, Sragow Gallery, New York, NY, 2009
A Decade of Contemporary American Printmaking: 1999-2009, Tsingha University, Beijing, China, 2009
Collected. Propositions on the Permanent Collection, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, 2009
Cinema Remixed and Reloaded: Black Women Artists and the Moving Image Since 1970, Spelman College of Art, Atlanta, GA, 2007 and Contemporary Arts Museum Houston, Houston, TX 2008-2009
Horizon, EFA Gallery, Curated by David Humphrey, New York, NY, 2007
Black Alphabet, conTEXTS of Contemporary African American Art, Zacheta National Gallery of Art, Warsaw, Poland, 2006-2007
Turn the Beat Around, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY, 2006
The Manhattan Project, Fred Snitzer Gallery, Miami, FL, 2006
Frequency, Studio Museum in Harlem, New York, NY, 2005-2006
MFA Thesis Exhibition, Columbia University, Curated by Jeffery Uslip, New York, NY, 2005
Recess: Images & Objects in Formation, Rush Gallery, Curated by Derek Adams, New York, NY, 2005
Past Perfect, Kantor/ Feuer Gallery, New York, NY, 2004-2005
After Goya, Leroy Neiman Gallery, Columbia University, Curated by Tomas Vu Daniel, New York, NY, 2004
Hungry Eyes, Columbia University, Ira D Wallach Gallery, New York, NY, 2004
Signs, Public Art Installation, Chicago, IL, 2002
Brat(Wurst), A show of Chicago Artists, Vox Populi, Philadelphia, PA, 2001
Young Love, Mapreed Gallery, Los Angeles, CA, 2000
Art in St. Louis, Honorable Mention, Curated By Jerry Saltz, Art St. Louis Gallery, St. Louis, MO, 1997

Print Publications
University of Iowa Editions, Iowa City, IA, 2016
University of Oregon Editions, Eugene, OR, 2015
Island Press, Washington University, St. Louis, MO, 2015-2016
Master Print Series, MassArts, Boston, MA, 2012
City Editions, City College, New York, NY, 2012
Earth By, A Planet Magazine Publication, http://store.planet-mag.com/
Columbia University’s Leroy Nieman Print Center published “Last Summer,” “Poker at Greg’s House,” and “Remodeled,” New York, NY, 2007
North Drive Press, Volume 2. Curated by Matt Keegan, Brooklyn, NY, 2006
The Analogue Press Portfolio Series, Volume 1, Issue 3. Curated by Annie Shaw, Los Angeles, CA, April 2005
A Stone’s Throw, Juried Twenty-Three Member National Portfolio Exchange, New York, NY, 1997

Awards, Honors, and Residencies
Joan Mitchell Center Artist-in-Residence, New Orleans, LA, 2017
Untitled Fair, Island Press, Miami Beach, FL, 2016
‘BAZAAR,’ P3 Studio Residency, The Cosmopolitan Hotel, Las Vegas, NV, 2014. Curated by the Art Production Fund.
Cannonball Visiting Artist Residency, Miami, FL, 2014
Fabric Workshop and Museum Residency Grant, Philadelphia, PA, 2009-2010
Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant, 2009
Happy and Bob Doran Artist-in-Residence, Yale University Art Gallery, New Haven, CT 2009
Short List, Joyce Alexander Wein Artist Prize, Studio Museum Harlem, New York, NY, 2007
Giverny Residency, Art Production Fund, Giverny, France, 2006
Edward Mazella Jr. Scholarship for Excellence in the Visual Arts, Columbia University, New York, 2004
Women’s Studio Workshop Intern, Rosendale, NY, 1998
Vermont Studio Center Artist Residency, Johnson, VT, 1998
Milovich Award in Painting, School of Art, Washington University, 1998
Founder and Director, The Danchimah Nigerian-American Laboratory Schools Creative Arts Center, Abia State, Nigeria, 1994

Collections
The Studio Museum Harlem
New York Public Library
Yale University Art Gallery
Mildred Lane Kemper Art Museum
Middlebury University
The Norton Collection
Saatchi Gallery
The Fabric Workshop and Museum
Moore College of Art and Design
Girls’ Club
The Cosmopolitan of Las Vegas

Teaching
Professor, Fine Arts Works Center, Summer Workshop, Provincetown, MA 2017

Visiting Artist, University of Ohio, Columbus, OH, 2017
Visiting Lecturer, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY, 2017
Visiting Artist, Rhode Island School of Design, Printmaking Department, Providence, RI
Visiting Artist, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2016
Visited Artist, University of New Mexico, Carrizozo, NM, 2016
Visiting Lecturer, University of Iowa, Iowa City, IA, 2016
Visiting Lecturer, Cranbrook Academy of Art, Bloomfield Hills, MI, 2015
Visiting Lecturer, University of Washington, Seattle, WA, 2015
Visiting Artist, University of Oregon, Eugene, OR, 2015
Visiting Artists, Skidmore College Summer Art Program, Saratoga Springs, NY, 2015
Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, Michigan, 2015
Louis D. Beaumont Artist-in-Residence & Visiting Assistant Professor in the College and Graduate School of Art in the Sam Fox School of Design & Visual Arts at Washington University in St. Louis, St. Louis, MO, 2015
Visiting Artist, Boston University, Boston, MA, 2014
Visiting Artist, University of New Mexico College of Fine Arts, Albuquerque, NM, 2014
Discovering Design, Wolfsonian Museum, Miami Beach, FL, 2014
Visiting Critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2013
Roswell Museum and Art Center, Second Saturday, Roswell, NM, 2013
Ox-Bow School of Art, Saugatuck, Michigan, 2013
Visiting Lecturer, University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN, 2012
Visiting Lecturer, The City College of New York, New York, NY, 2011
Visiting Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2011
Ox-Bow Winter Session, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Saugatuck, MI, 2010
Visiting Artist, Moore College of Art and Design, Philadelphia, PA, 2010
Visiting Lecturer, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2009
Visiting Lecturer, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, 2009
Visiting Lecturer, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA, 2008
Assistant Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2007-2008
Visiting Lecturer, Middlebury College, Middlebury, VT, 2007
Visiting Critic, Yale University, New Haven, CT, 2005-2007
Adjunct Professor, Columbia University, New York, NY, 2005