In Paula Wilson’s work, everything is at play. Her subjects are mythic, reframed archetypes—they contain multitudes. Her project with Island Press comprises a series of collagraphs titled In the Desert: Mooning plus eleven unique works, including In the Desert: Malpais Rug, many of them collaged from remnants of the …

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Mixed-media artist Paula Wilson enlists an extensive range of techniques to create her hybrid works. Using sculpture, collage, painting, installation, and printmaking methods such as silkscreen, lithography, and woodblock, Wilson explores perceptions of light, form, and the body in space. Various textures and vibrant colors are layered in collaged pieces, such as Tomorrow's Tomorrow (2008), where a vase of flowers lit by a stained glass window is constructed on a piece of paper through oil, spray paint, and collaged, inlayed woodblock prints. Equally multifaceted as her densely layered collages is her subject matter and vast expanse of inspirations, drawn from cultural histories, identities, and an exploration of various female personas.

Selected exhibitions
2018
The Light Becomes YouDenny Dimin Gallery
2017
The Young YearsTang Teaching Museum and Art Gallery
Salty & FreshEmerson Dorsch
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In the Desert: Malpais Rug, 2016

Monoprint with collagraph on muslin
69 1/2 × 43 3/4 in
176.5 × 111.1 cm
Unique
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US$5,000
Location
St. Louis
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In Paula Wilson’s work, everything is at play. Her subjects are mythic, reframed archetypes—they …

Medium
Signature
Hand-signed by artist
Certificate of authenticity
Included (issued by gallery)
Publisher
Island Press

Mixed-media artist Paula Wilson enlists an extensive range of techniques to create her hybrid works. Using sculpture, collage, painting, installation, and printmaking methods such as silkscreen, lithography, and woodblock, Wilson explores perceptions of light, form, and the body in space. Various textures and vibrant colors are layered in collaged pieces, such as Tomorrow's Tomorrow (2008), where a vase of flowers lit by a stained glass window is constructed on a piece of paper through oil, spray paint, and collaged, inlayed woodblock prints. Equally multifaceted as her densely layered collages is her subject matter and vast expanse of inspirations, drawn from cultural histories, identities, and an exploration of various female personas.

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