Paul Collins is an artist, curator, and educator. Paul has an M.F.A. in painting & printmaking from Yale and has been a resident at Skowhegan, Anderson Ranch Arts Center and the Vermont Studio Center. His work has been featured in New American Paintings, Number, and Native magazines. Paul teaches at Austin Peay State University. During his residency, he created several large scale ink observational drawings on sites in and around the colony by day, and by night planned and executed a suite of abstract paintings that came to be structured in the form of a large sewn book. Both sets of works were scheduled to be shown in summer of 2019 at Elephant Gallery in Nashville.