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Department of Art + Design

Professor Paul Collins

Paul Collins

MFA Yale University School of Art
Associate Professor - Painting
Art + Design Building 235D

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Solo Exhibitions

2017     Long Shadows, Whitespec Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2016     Soft Bark, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
2015     Into the Yellow Wood, The Painting Center, New York, NY
2014     Building Forever, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
2013     Winter’s Nest, Threesquared Gallery, Nashville, TN
2010     Spare Change, Western Colorado Center for The Arts, Grand Junction, CO

Selected Group Exhibitions

2017    Grow Where You’re Planted, Santa Reparata International School of Art, Florence, Italy
2017    Buoyancy, Straus Gallery, Dartmouth College, Hanover, NH
2016    Fields of Resonance, Napoleon Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2015    After Bacharach, Satellite, Miami, FL
2015   Number Magazine Presents The Art of the South, Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of
2015   Vanishing Act, Heliopolis, Brooklyn, NY
2015   Drawing Discourse, UNC Asheville, Asheville, NC
2014    21 and Counting, Painting Center, New York, NY
2014    Abstractica, Passenger Art Center, Detroit, MI
2014    Terrestrial, Unsmoke Art Systems, Braddock, PA
2012    Dog is in the Details, Grizzly Grizzly, Philadelphia, PA
2010    False Prophets, Aspen Alternative Arts Alliance, Aspen, CO


2015    Visiting Artist, Gallery Protocol, Gainesville, FL
2014    Visiting Artist, Anderson Ranch Arts Center, Snowmass Village, CO
2012    Contemporary Curatorial Practice Workshop Participant, Independent Curators International, New York, NY (supported by APSU Summer Research Fellows Program Award)

 work by Professor Paul CollinsBoomtown Beaver, 100x20 mural, Elephant Gallery, Nashville. 2017
work by Professor Paul CollinsCarved Bear Mailbox, 32x40”, ink and watercolor on paper, 2017
work by Professor Paul CollinsWe are all Stacked Wood. Ink on paper, 2016, 18x24”