Paula Wilson

b. 1975, Chicago, Illinois; lives in Carrizozo, New Mexico


Interdisciplinary artist Paula Wilson challenges the fabled narrative of the western landscape from multiple perspectives and weaves together ideas from the viewpoint of a naturalist, educator, ecosexual, and contemporary artist of color.

Wilson received her MFA from Columbia University and has held residencies at Yale University, New Haven; Massachusetts College of Art, Boston; and The Fabric Workshop and Museum, Philadelphia. Wilson lives and works in Carrizozo, New Mexico where she is co-founder of the artist organizations MoMAZoZo and the Carrizozo Artist in Residency (AIR).

In November 2020, Wilson presented an artist talk, co-sponsored by UNM’s African American Student Services and Tamarind Institute. A recording of the talk is available under Tamarind Talks on Vimeo.

More information about the artist

Artist’s Website
Wilson at 516 Arts, Albuquerque

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