Paula Billups' artistic practice includes painting, drawing, collage, installation, research, autotheory, autoethnography, and curatorial study.
She has worked with with paradigm-bending multinational collectives such as the Cottage University in Ontario and the BABEL Working Group in Toronto. She joined the Artist's Book Exchange at Telavi State University and was a member of the American branch of the Tunisian Collaborative Painters Collective. She is the director of The Librarian of Babel Ad-Hoc Artist's Collective.
Her writing on art has appeared in journals in the United States and the United Kingdom, and her work has appeared in national periodicals. She has been featured on various radio, podcast, and video series. Her work is in public and private collections across the globe.
Ms. Billups holds an MFA from the Transart Institute in Berlin, a BFA from the Lyme Academy of Fine Arts, and a BA in English Literature from the University of Texas at Austin. In 2021, she began online studies at the Postgraduate Programme in Curating at the Zürcher Hochschule der Künste, Switzerland.
Her upcoming book, Penelope Unweaving, is set for publication in 2022.