2014 Hohestraße 8, Quedlinburg, Germany
2011 Siena Art Institute, Siena, Italy
2015 Hohestraße 8, Quedlinburg, Germany
DAS KAPiTAL, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Ismael Duá
2014 Hohestraße 8, Quedlinburg, Germany
2013 João Cocteau Kunstraum, Berlin, Germany
Weißensee Kreativstadt, Berlin, Germany
2012 June Norcross Webster Conference Center, Ashford, CT
2006 Green Street Arts Center, Middletown, CT
Recent Group Exhibitions
2016 VICEVERSA. Museo Provincial de Holguín, “la Periquera.” Holguín, Cuba. Curated by Dermis León and Marisa Caicholo
VICEVERSA. Lloyds Register, Sierra del Rosario, El Vedado, Havana, Cuba. Curated by Dermis León and Marisa Caicholo
2015 Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT. Curated by David Rau
Art von Frei Gallery, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Eva Moll
2014 Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme, CT. Curated by Jeff Cooley and Lorre Broom
Court of Justice of the European Union, Luxembourg. Curated by Agnes Marton
2012 Atelierhof Kreuzberg, Berlin, Germany. Curated by Miles Chalcraft
2011 Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
2010 Gallery 195, New Haven, CT (with Meredith Miller). Curated by Debbie Hesse
Tunisian Collaborative Painting Events, Lyme Academy (February) and Mystic Art Center (September)
University of New Haven, New Haven, CT
Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT
2009 Cooley Gallery, Old Lyme, CT
2008 Connecticut Commission on Culture and Tourism, Hartford, CT
Ruggiero Gallery, Madison, CT
2007 The Hygienic, New London, CT.
2006 Farmington Valley Arts Center, Avon, CT
2005 Erickson Davis Gallery, Essex, CT
2004 The New London Open, Hygienic Gallery, New London, CT
Collaborations and Projects
2017 "Art for Charlottesville Series" - a series of 30 small works created by me daily and sold each day to benefit the Southern Poverty Law Center
"The Patrons" - Participating artist in a collaborative project directed by Berlin-based Palestinian Artist Steve Sabella
Contributing artist for Telavi State University Artist Book Exchange, curated by Fulbright Fellow Miriam Schaer, Telavi, Republic of Georgia
Panel Discussion on MFA Programs at Lyme Academy College of Fine Art, Old Lyme, CT
2016 Interview subject for "First Memory" project with artist RED PiG Flower, Berlin, Germany
Cottage University IV: Cross Pollination and Emergency: Department of Biological Flow. Verona, Ontario
Transart Triennale: PowerHouse Arena Bookstore: ELSE Magazine launch event. Guest artist for reading and signing published work. Brooklyn, NY
2015 Dinner Without An Agenda: Artist's Roundtable with Queens Museum. Moderated by Wave Hill curator Gabriel de Guzman. Flushing, NY
4th Biennial BABEL Working Group Conference. Installation, Collaboration, Performance, Presentation. University of Toronto, ON, Canada
Moderated collaboration on Palimpsests with Portable Scriptorium: Le Salon Boston Artist's group. Hosted by Julia Jerome. Boston, MA
Contributor to installation by Laurel Terlesky. Exhibited at Quest University in Squamish, BC, Canada
2014 Interview subject for "A Priori" film and installation by Angelika Rinnhofer. Exhibited in Venice, Dresden, and Miami
2013 Perception:Projection collaborator, Gallery @ Chelsea Lofts, wth Chandra Hellweg-Gillespie. Chelsea, MA
2012 "Smoke in the Mask" - documentary interviews and autoethnographic research with 7 fire artists in the US and Canada
"Janus" - Short Film for Transart Institute with artist Mikkel Niemann, Berlin, Germany
2011 "Slack Poi" - Short Film for Transart Institute with filmmaker Hani Moustafa, Berlin, Germany
"Alexander Platz" - Short Film for Transart Institute with filmmaker Michael Poetschko, Berlin, Germany
Billboard Art Project, Baton Rouge, LA
2010 Tunisian Collaborative Painting Actions, Mystic Arts Center and Lyme Academy, CT, including Skype-facilitated collaborations
between Tunis and Mystic
Museum and Public Collections
2017 Telavi State University, Telavi, Republic of Georgia
2015 Florence Griswold Museum, Old Lyme, CT
2017 The Artist's Magazine. Featured in the article "Living With Art" by Jerry N. Weiss. July-August Issue 2017.
"A Priori" - featured interview subject of a book on memory and Jewish heritage by artist Angelika Rinnhofer
2016 PARSE Journal: University of Gothenburg, Sweden. Material from blog used with credit for photo and first publication. Editor Kanchan Burathoki.
"The Free-Range Artist in Berlin." Article for New Escapologist Magazine, London, UK. January 2016 Issue. Editor Robert Wringham.
"Kinesiology of Meaning." Article for Kadar Koli Magazine, New Braunfels, TX. Editor David Hadbawnik.
2015 PAPER: A Tale of Berlin. Illustrated Fiction. Paula Billups, Dragon Food Press. www.dragonfoodpress.com
2014 Blue Minaret Magazine: A Literary Journal Chronicling the Muslim Experience. Featured Artist, March 2014. Editor Saadia Faruqi.
2012 Transformers: Coiled Potentials. Transart Institute 2012
2016 "Launch: ELSE + Transartists" at http://www.transart.org/triennale-2016/launch-else-transartists/
"Transart MFA program presents the launch of: ELSE Journal Issue 2 On Contemplation with Transartists: Linda Montano, Chris Danowski,
Laura Gonzalez, John Newling, Angeliki Avgitidou, Lynn Book, Wolfgang Suetzl, Geoff Cox, Paula Billups, and Jaye Moscariello" by
PowerHouse Arena Bookstore Website. https://www.powerhousearena.com/events/transart-mfa-program-presents
2015 "Keeping Alive 'The Magic of Christmas' at Florence Griswold Museum" by Amy J. Barry. New London Day. December 14, 2015.
"Salon Radio Special" - International Women Artist's Salon Radio Interview with Heidi Russell. July 16, 2015. Salon Radio, New York, NY
Transcript available at http://paulabillupsart.blogspot.com/2015/12/transcript-of-interview-with-heidi.html
"Saboteur Awards: Best Collaborative Work" by Sabotage Reviews Online Journal. May 9, 2015
"Guardian of the Edge: Art and Poetry Collaboration" by Mia Avramut. Ofi Press Magazine: International Poetry and Fiction from Mexico City.
Issue 40. http://www.ofipress.com/guardianoftheedge.htm
2014 “Die verschlungene Pfade des Lebens: Paula Billups zeigt Labyrinthe und Mythen der Hopi-Indianer.”
Mittledeutsche Zeitung, Quedlinburg, Germany. Page 10, Dienstag 3. Juni, 2014.
2012 “Transformers: Trampoline and Transart Join Forces" by Berlin Art Link
2011 “stARTers Preszentazione con Paula Billups" by Siena Art Institute.
2011 “Painting as One” by Tina Manzer, Art Materials Retailer, Winter 2011 Issue
2010 Le Temps, Tunis. March 23 and March 28. Quoted and referenced by author Mourad Zerai
2012 MFA Creative Practice, Transart Institute, Berlin, Germany
2009 Grand Central Academy, Summer Intensive, New York, NY
2005 BFA Painting, Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, Old Lyme, CT
1993 BA English Literature, University of Texas at Austin, TX