Discipline: Visual Art – painting

Paul Collins

Discipline: Visual Art – painting
Region: Nashville, TN
MacDowell Fellowships: 2019
More: paulpaul.com

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.



Paul Collins worked in the Cheney studio.

Cheney Studio was given to MacDowell by Mrs. Benjamin P. Cheney and Mrs. Karl Kauffman. Like Barnard Studio, Cheney is a low, broadly massed bungalow. Sited on a steep westward slope, its porches are supported on wooden posts and fieldstone with lattices. Although it still retains its appealing character, the original design of the shingled building…

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