Artist & Educator
'My life's goal is to inspire everyone I meet to fall in love with art’
Paula is a multi disciplinary artists who holds a Diploma in Art and Creativity. She has a love for painting & photography. Her art captures the essence of the world she sees and feels through a balance of colour, texture, shape and energetic movement.
Selected as a finalist for Wellington Regional Art Review and Coexistence Wellington, the Clifton Asia Pacific Art prize and Quadratfuss Exhibition in Berlin; Paula's art has become internatIonally recognised.
Paula has completed two Artist in Residence programmes and has exhibited widely in New Zealand and internationally in Berlin and Tokyo. Her work has been selected for both solo exhibitions and group art shows.
Her artistic process is both concealed and revealed in her work that challenge the viewer to interpret and reinterpret what they see.
Paula has worked at The Dowse Art Museum and Pataka Art+Museum.
Paula lives and works in Marlborough New Zealand. When she's not creating art you can find her tutoring art classes and bush walking with her camera.
Permanent Public Art Collections
Chartwell Trust Collection Auckland Art Gallery Toi o Tamaki New Zealand
Eketahuna/Mellemskov Museum collection New Zealand
TUCAT Contemporary Art Trust New Zealand
Verbeke Foundation Gallery of Contemporary Art Belgium
ArtColle Museum Art of Collage France
Stone Valley Arts Vermont USA
Waiheke Art Gallery Auckland
Marlborough Art Society
© 2013 by Paula Kerslake