Photograph of Artist PAULA WILSON
PAULA WILSON
Kansas City, Missouri - United States



Original Artworks (20)

Paula Wilson; Frog, 2010, Original Sculpture Other, 7 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241  Frog sculpture made to be a fountain ornament.  Not cast yet. ...
Paula Wilson
Original Other Sculpture, 2010
7 x 7 inches (17.8 x 17.8 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Christmas Card 2006, 2006, Original Pastel, 14 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241  Christmas Card 2006 image created from a reference image on the wetcanvas website using gold Sumi- E ink, and various soft pastels on Pastelboard support. ...
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Original Pastel, 2006
14 x 12 inches (35.6 x 30.5 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Flint Hills May Afternoon, 2006, Original Pastel, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 This painting was created from a scene during a paint- out event when several members of MAPS ventured out to Cottonwood Falls, KS in the Flint Hills. ...
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Original Pastel, 2006
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Sun And Moon Fun Characters, 2006, Original Sculpture Other, 9 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 Quick sculptures of air dry clay just for fun to decorate blank walls outside.  The sun is about 9 inches and the moon about 4 inches, and eyes are made of clear flat backed marbles.  The coloring is from Pearl- Ex mica pigments, along with iridescent Sennilier ...
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Original Other Sculpture, 2006
9 x 9 inches (22.9 x 22.9 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Christmas Card 2005, 2005, Original Pastel, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 Soft pastel image used for holiday card.  Used reference photos from wetcanvas site.  Soft pastels over watercolor underpainting on arches watercolor paper....
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Original Pastel, 2005
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Sultry Sunset, 2005, Original Pastel, 19 x 14 inches. Artwork description: 241 Created in June, 2005.  This landscape is on Arches 300lb coldpress watercolor paper prepared with gesso and pastel ground.  The image is a combination of my own reference photo along with one from the Wetcanvas artist community website.  This image has been accepted into the William Woods ...
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Original Pastel, 2005
19 x 14 inches (48.3 x 35.6 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Flint Hills Thaw, 2005, Original Pastel, 24 x 22 inches. Artwork description: 241 View of the Flint Hill area close to Alma, Kansas during a warm day in January.  This painting is included in the MAPS Show at the Commerce Bank on the Plaza.  Image size is 15x19 inches...
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Original Pastel, 2005
24 x 22 inches (61.0 x 55.9 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Snowy Road, 2004, Original Pastel, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 Personal Christmas card image for 2004.  This image was created from a reference photo available on the Wetcanvas website, and was created using watercolors, ink and soft pastels on Arches cold press watercolor paper....
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Original Pastel, 2004
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Storyteller, 2003, Original Pastel, 8 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241 Painting of the storyteller Jim' Two Crows' Wallen dressed in a period recreation uniform, telling stories based on the Lewis and Clark Expedition.  The fur on his hat is bear and a whitetail deer tail, and his uniform is made from linen.  This image is included in ...
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Original Pastel, 2003
8 x 10 inches (20.3 x 25.4 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Horses In Pasture, 2003, Original Pastel, 10 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 This image shows a group of horses moving in a pasture close to Smithville, Missouri.  This image was created during the IPAP worldwide Plein Air paintout, Sept 13- 14, 2003.  This image is included in the MAPS' Sixth Annual Small Painting show....
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Original Pastel, 2003
10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Small Landscape, 2003, Original Pastel, 10 x 8 inches. Artwork description: 241 View of the entry to a golf course in Excelsior Springs, Missouri.  This was painted for the IPAP worldwide Plein Air paintout, Sept 13- 14, 2003....
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Original Pastel, 2003
10 x 8 inches (25.4 x 20.3 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Afternoon Clouds Over The..., 2003, Original Pastel, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 This view is in the Western Rockies close to Vail, Colorado.  On this particular late summer afternoon, the cloud formations over the mountains were spectacular.  This painting was my entry into the Pastel Artists of South Australia Joint Australian/ American Pastel Exhibition, September, 2003....
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Original Pastel, 2003
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Paula Wilson; View From Ramsey Canyon, 2003, Original Pastel, 12 x 9 inches. Artwork description: 241 A view from Ramsey Canyon close to Tucson, Arizona.  Ramsey Canyon is reported to have the most species of hummingbirds visit in North America.  This image portrays some monsoon clouds gently tumbling over the mountain tops visible from the trail.  This painting is in progress....
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Original Pastel, 2003
12 x 9 inches (30.5 x 22.9 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Teddy Bear Quilt Square, 2003, Original Textile, 12 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 This is a teddy bear square I designed and created to donate to the Quilting Angels charity group.  This square will be incorporated into a quilt and given to an ill child.  The item was made by hand painting flannel and quilters' cotton, embellished with embroidery thread ...
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Original Textile, 2003
12 x 12 inches (30.5 x 30.5 cm)
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Paula Wilson; High Flying, 2003, Original Pastel, 19 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Landscape featuring two people flying kites from a hill in Shawnee Mission Park in Shawnee Mission, Kansas created during the 2003 Plein Air Painting Show/ Sale in June....
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Original Pastel, 2003
19 x 12 inches (48.3 x 30.5 cm)
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Paula Wilson; View Of The Rose Garden, 2003, Original Pastel, 19 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 View from the rose garden in Loose Park in Kansas City, Missouri created during the 2003 Plein Air Painting Show/ Sale in June....
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Original Pastel, 2003
19 x 12 inches (48.3 x 30.5 cm)
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Paula Wilson; High Summer Meadow, 2003, Original Pastel, 13 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241 Soft pastel painting of a meadow in the western Rocky Mountains close to Vail, Colorado.  This painting is available from Artworks NYC....
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Original Pastel, 2003
13 x 10 inches (33.0 x 25.4 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Southwestern Landscape, 2003, Original Pastel, 19 x 12 inches. Artwork description: 241 Soft pastel painting of the scenic mountains on a pleasant summer afternoon near the area of Patagonia and Tucson, Arizona.  This painting is in the collection of Wolf Haldenstein Adler Freeman and Herz, NY, NY....
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Original Pastel, 2003
19 x 12 inches (48.3 x 30.5 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Grandpas Old Barn, 2002, Original Pastel, 11 x 7 inches. Artwork description: 241 Title: Grandpa' s old barn.  Soft pastel painting of an old barn on a rainy afternoon in autumn....
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Original Pastel, 2002
11 x 7 inches (27.9 x 17.8 cm)
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Paula Wilson; Southwest Vista, 2003, Original Pastel, 12 x 10 inches. Artwork description: 241 Soft pastel landscape painting of colorful mountains and hills close to Tucson, Arizona.  ( This painting was selected in the juried MidAmerica Pastel society' s' Members only show at the Sheraton Suites hotel' on the Country Club Plaza in KCMO.  This painting is currently available from Artworks NYC....
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Original Pastel, 2003
12 x 10 inches (30.5 x 25.4 cm)
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Artist Statement

I will accept commissions from life or photographs for people, animal or building portraits.

Artist's Biography
Born and reared in Kansas City, Missouri, Paula Wilson graduated from the Kansas City Art Institute with a Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in painting/printmaking. After working in a non-related career, Paula returned to art in the late 1990's, becoming a member of the MidAmerica Pastel Society in 2000. Since that time, Paula's work has been accepted into several juried group shows and has started winning awards. In Spring, 2004, completed a Master's Series Figure Drawing Class from the continuing education department of KCAI with Michael Walling. In Summer 2005, partipated in a weekend workshop with Kim Casebeer, and in Spring, 2007, a week long workshop with Albert Handell and Anita Louise West.

Paula's two dimensional art works are primarily created with pastel or oils and feature landscape, figure and animal subject matter. Paula's work attempts to capture impressionistic and realistic techniques in harmonious balance, show the exuberance and beauty of life....