Photo from Anya Tish Gallery

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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

Shaw, Kurt. Trib Live, A&E. Review of James Gallery “Obscure/Reveal”, Dec 4, 2013.
Glentzner, Molly. “Print Houston 2012 makes a favorable Impression…” Houston Chronical, July 8, 2012
Rodriguez, Kathy. “New Orleans Wax.” New Orleans Art Review. October-December, 2009
Kingston Times. “Paula Roland at R&F.” Kingston, NY December 13, 2009
Feinstein, Lea. “Winter Show, William Siegal Gallery.” ARTnews, June, 2008
Firmin, Pam. “Beeswax Goes Artsy” at Ohr Museum: Roland Creates Encaustic Works, The Sun Herald. Biloxi, MS August 8, 2004
Coleman, Gene. “Truly Original,” The Bay Press, Biloxi, MS. July 30, 2004
Carver, Jon. “Critical Reflections: Paula Roland, Synesthesia,” THE Magazine of the Arts, Santa Fe. August, 2003
Parker, Oriana. “Chiaroscuro Gallery: No, it’s not a museum.” Arizona Republic. Phoenix. February, 2002
Dottie Indyke. “Field Notes.” Pasatiempo–The New Mexican. Santa Fe. July 14, 2000
Kotler, Kiera. THE Magazine of the Arts. Santa Fe. October, 1999
Walker, Hollis. Pasatiempo, The New Mexican. Santa Fe. June 11, 1999
“Strange Attractors.” Los Alamos Monitor. Los Alamos. August 8, 1999
Berkovitch, Ellen. “The Monothon: The Tradition Endures.” The Albuquerque Journal/North. February 18, 1999
Armitage, Diane. “Paula Roland and Adriana Siso ” THE Magazine of the Arts. Santa Fe. October, 1997
Bensley, Lis. “Roland’s Dance with the Medium of Graphite.” Pasatiempo–The New Mexican. Santa Fe. July 4, 1996
Berkovitch, Ellen. “Paintings, Sculptures Pull Viewers into the Landscape.” The Albuquerque Journal. Aug. 1, 1996
“In the Studio: A Visit with Paula Roland.” Pasatiempo–The New Mexican. Santa Fe. January, 1996
“Acting on Tradition: The IAIA Faculty Triennial.” IAIA, Santa Fe. (catalogue) 1994
Versace, Candelora. “Exhibit Showcases Group’s Art.” The New Mexican. Santa Fe. Nov. 4, 1992
Fabricant, Don. “Art Views.” The Sun. Santa Fe. December, 1991
Landay, Penny. “Recent Faculty Works at IAIA Show.” The New Mexican. Santa Fe. March 22, 1991
Green, Roger. “World of Art.” Lagniappe–The New Orleans Times-Picayune. January 15, 1988
Feckmann, D. “Gimme 5’ Strong and Emotional.” The News Journal. Pensacola. Feb. 7, 1987
Smitherman, Leigh. “Houston: Introductions.” Artscene. Houston. Fall 1986
Alexander, Chris. “Houston Letter.“ Artspace. Winter, 1985
Albert, Daniel. “Sacabo and Roland.” The New Orleans Art Review. May/June, 1985
Green, Roger. “World of Art.” Lagniappe–The New Orleans Times-Picayune. April 19, 1985
Bachman, Stephen. “Shannon’s Shamans.” The New Orleans Art Review. Feb/March 1985
Green, Roger. “World of Art.” Lagniappe–The New Orleans Times-Picayune. February 3, 1985
Albert, Daniel. “Diamonds and Stones.” The New Orleans Art Review. January/February, 1984


Media

BOOKS, MEDIA, ARTICLES
“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, Enacaustic 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