Episode Fourteen features Paula Crown, a multimedia artist with a practice encompassing drawing, painting, video, and sculpture. She incorporates cutting-edge technology, social activism, collaboration, and a commitment to sustainability in her studio practice.

Crown has had several solo exhibitions including the Aspen Institute, Dallas Contemporary, Marlborough Gallery, New York, Venice concurrent with the 16th Venice Architectural Biennale, and Fort Gansevoort, New York, to name a few.

She has also participated in various group exhibitions nationally, including For Freedoms, Jack Shainman Gallery, New York, Mount Analogue, Aspen, and the Elmhurst Museum of Art, Illinois.

Crown’s Public Art Installations include being featured during EXPO Chicago 2014, the Miami Design District several years and Thoughts & Prayers, with For Freedoms, Chicago in 2018. Most recently, she had a public art installation at the For Freedoms Congress in LA (2020).

In 2009, President Barack Obama appointed Paula to the President’s Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. She is a trustee of the Museum of Modern and serves on the Aspen Institute Committee of the Arts.

Upcoming projects in 2020 include large-scale installations in the United States, the United Kingdom, and India.

Crown’s works are in numerous public and top-100 private collections.

Please read more about Paula Crown in links provided below.






JOKESTER 2, 2018, Painted epoxy resin, fiberglass and urethane foam on welded stainless steel armature, 84 x 108 x 120 inches (213.4 x 274.3 x 304.8 cm), Image courtesy Atelier Paula Crow

A favorite painting ~ Kerry James Marshall’s ‘Watts’