Publications

Photo from Anya Tish Gallery

Santa Fe artist Paula Roland’s “Language of Beauty VII,” an encaustic monotype on Shikoku paper, is about the most free-flowing and organic piece in the exhibit. “I purposely use processes that are slightly out of my control,” Roland says. “With encaustic monotypes, there is an aspect of performance. Acting, creating marks and shapes using dancelike whole-body movements, and reacting — accepting and utilizing the fluid wax and pigment forms that are often a surprise.


Reviews

Santa Fe artist Paula Roland’s “Language of Beauty VII,” an encaustic monotype on Shikoku paper, is about the most free-flowing and organic piece in the exhibit.

“I purposely use processes that are slightly out of my control,” Roland says. “With encaustic monotypes, there is an aspect of performance. Acting, creating marks and shapes using dancelike whole-body movements, and reacting — accepting and utilizing the fluid wax and pigment forms that are often a surprise.” –Kurt Shaw on TribLive.com

PUBLICATIONS

BOOKS

  • “Swept Away: Translucence, Transparence, Transcendence in Contemporary Encaustic”, Hunterdon Art Museum, Clinton, NJ. Curator: Michael A. Giaquinto May 18 – September 7, 2014 (catalogue) and Cape Cod Museum of Art. May 18 – June 23, 2013 (catalogue), NJ.
  • Robertson, Linda. Embracing Encaustic. (Hive Publishing, 2008 and 2014, revised).
  • Studio Visit Magazine, 2012
  • Mattera, Joanne. Encaustic Works 11: Biennial Exhibition in Print. R & F Handmade Paints, Kingston, NY, 2012
  • Woolf, Daniella | Encaustic With a Textle Sensibility (Waxy Buildup Press, 2010)
  • Rankin, Lissa | Encaustic: A Guide to Creating Fine Art with Wax. (Watson-Guptil, 2010)
  • Tala, Alexia. | Installations and Experimental Printmaking. (A and C Black Publishers, Ltd, 2009)
  • Womack, Linda. | Embracing Encaustic. (Hive Publishing, 2008)
  • Mattera, Joanne. | The Art of Encaustic Painting: Contemporary Expression in the Ancient Medium of Pigmented Wax.(Watson-Guptil, 2001)
  • Affordable Art Fair, New York, NY (Catalogue). 2003
  • Chicago Art Dealers Association, Chicago, IL (Directory) 2003
  • Art Santa Fe Biennial Fair, Santa Fe, NM (Catalogue). 2003
  • New American Painting. The Open Studio Press, Vol. 24, October-November, 1999
  • “Contemporary ‘97.” An Exhibition of Contemporary Art. Albuquerque United Artists. (catalogue). 1997
  • “Biennial Five.” The Birmingham Museum of Art. (catalogue). 1989
  • “Louisiana Competition, 1987.” Louisiana Arts and Science Center. Baton Rouge. (catalogue). 1987
  • The Third Coast Exhibition.” The Art League of Houston. (catalogue) 1984
  • Salute to the Women’s Pavilion.” Louisiana World Exposition. New Orleans. (catalogue) 1984
  • “Tri-State Fine Arts Biennial.” Terrebonne Historical and Cultural Society. Houma,LA. (catalogue). 1985
  • Roland, Paula M. Learning to See: Art as Analog to Nature. A Thesis presented to the Faculty of the Graduate School, University of New Orleans. December, 1985

MEDIA

  • Nash, Catherine. “Authentic Visual Voices: Contemporary Paper and Encaustic.” Tucson, AZ, 2012
  • “Encaustic Monotypes: Painterly Paints with Heat and Wax, Teaching DVD (Studio Galli Films, 2010)
  • “New Art in an Old City.” Featured artist, WLAE TV Special. New Orleans, 1989

ONLINE ARTICLES

  • Roland, Paula. “How Encaustic, Heat, and Wax Transformed my Creative Process”. Surface Design Magazine News/Blog, 7/23/14
  • The Artists Periscope, Blog. “Paula Roland: Navigating at Conrad Wilde Gallery.” 2014
  • Roland, Paula. Art and Words, International Encaustic Artists Newsletter, April, 2014.
  • Dynamic, Dimensional, and Bold: Paula Roland on “Between World”. Santa Fe Creative Tourism .org September, 2013
  • Haggard, Lynette. “Paula Roland.” Lynette Haggard’s Artist’s Interview Series, Online interview. February 28, 2012
  • Reynolds, Gretchen. “Dancing Between Improvisation and Discipline”, Interview, Encaustic Arts Magazine, April, 2011.

PRINT ARTICLES

  • Summer Art Selections: Paula Roland at William Siegal Gallery, Santa Fean, July, 2014
  • McHugh, Christine. “Some Like it Hot, Paula Roland-Earthly Forms–Monotypes”. Also with Kim Bernard, and Tracey Spadafora. The Artist’s Magazine, May, 2014
  • Schneider, Wolf. “ ARTSCAPES:Waxworks”. New Mexico Magazine, June, 2010
  • Sheck, Ree Strange. “Artists of a Different Hue”, New Mexico Magazine. October, 2002
  • Parker, Oriana. “Paula Roland–The Artist as Alchemist”. ArtBook of the New West. Phoenix. (cover). November, 2001
  • Telcocci, Gina. “Paula’s Progress “ THE Magazine of the Arts. Santa Fe. June, 1999
  • Walker, Hollis. ”Hot Wax Messy but Magical.” Pasatiempo–The New Mexican, March,1998
  • Balsamo, Dean. “Studio Visits.” The Magazine. Santa Fe. December, 1996
  • “Faculty Spotlight.” Artspirit. Center for Arts and Cultural Studies, Inst. of American Indian Arts. Santa Fe. Vol.1, No.1, 1995
  • “Arts Thrive in Alternative Places.” Artsbriefs. The Arts Council of New Orleans. Winter, 1987
  • 28th Annual Delta Arts Exhibition.” The Arkansas Art Center. Little Rock. (catalogue). 1985

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