Paula Lalala 

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Exhibitions And Performances

*  ongoing since 2001 “Paula Lalala MVSEVM”
2018

“No Nudes, No Sunsets” Greene County Council on the Arts, Catskill NY, group show curated by Alon Koppel

“Constellations, A Survey of New Photography” Kaaterskill Fine Arts Gallery, Hunter NY, group show curated by Robert Tomlinson

“Carnival of Connectivity” Expo-Gowanus, Brooklyn NY, interactive performance in collaboration with D’Amico Gowanus Laboratory Collective

“True North” LABspace, Hillsdale NY, group show curated by Susan Jennings and Julie Torres

2017

“The Bedroom, Fourth Iteration” Holland Tunnel Gallery, Brooklyn NY, TWAT collective, curated by Carri Skoczek, Eva Melas, and Paula Lalala

“artlikelifelike” UNA Gallery, Portland OR, group exhibition mapping the activities and work of WAMER (Women Artists, Meeting, Eating, and Reading)

“CENTENNIAL: SHE” Greene County Council on the Arts, Catskill NY, group show in celebration of the 100 year anniversary of women’s right to vote in NY, curated by Portia Munson and Niva Dorell

“Archiving Gowanus” Flux Factory Self Storage, group show highlighting artifacts from Gowanus Canal Concervancy, a post-Proteus project

“Newfoundland: Real and Imagined” BARDO-29, The House Museum, Gillams, Canada, group show curated by Robyn Love

“Carnival of Connectivity” Expo-Gowanus, Brooklyn, NY, interactive performance in collaboration with D’Amico Gowanus Laboratory Collective

“The Bedroom, Third Iteration” Na Gallery, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea, TWAT collective, curated by Hye Ryung Na and Yang Seungwook

“Taconic North” LABspace, group show curated by Susan Jennings and Julie Torres

“The Bedroom, Second Iteration” Joyce Goldstein Gallery, TWAT collective, curated by Jessica Willis and Paula Lalala

“The Bedroom, First Iteration” Dobbs Ferry Studio Building, TWAT collective

2016

 “Overlord”  SRO Gallery, Brooklyn, NY group show curated by Kenny Cole

2015

“Apostrophe Subway Show” Kosciusko Street Subway platform, Brooklyn NY, renegade pop-up group show curated by Sei and Ki Smith

“Outlandish Stroll” New York, New York, an interdisciplinary and performative group event organized by Paula Lalala

“Diva Divan” Center of Contemporary Art, Tbilisi, Georgia, group exhibition and performance, collaboration with International Culture Lab

2014

“Rotation of Language” Whether Again Gallery, Rockaway NY, group show curated by Scott Fulmer

“Dystopian Domesticity” Joyce Goldstein Gallery, Chatham NY, group show curated by Jessica Willis

2014 Gathering of Artists” Columbia Greene Community College, Hudson NY, group show

“Mobile Home Show” A Private Mobile Home, Catskill NY, installation in a group show in a mobile home, curated by Tasha Depp and Eva Melas

“Ad Infinitum” Greene County Council on the Arts, Catskill NY, group show curated by Tasha Depp

“The Last Brucennial”  NYC, exhibited Paula Lalala MVSEVM limited edition work at group show curated by Bruce High Quality Foundation and Vito Schnable

“Fountain Art Fair”  NYC, exhibited Enhanced Art Resources Introductory Art Experience, at the invitation of Hullaballoo Collective

2013

“Landscape Observed, Imagined, or Recollected”  Whether Again, Rockaway, NY, exhibited work from the Paula Lalala MVSEVM, group show curated by Scott Fulmer

“Open Studio” Cornwallville NY

“ReCycle, ReCreate, ReImagined” Omi International Arts Center, Ghent, NY, group show and auction to benefit Habitat for Humanity

2012

 “Open Studio” Cornwallville NY

2011

Gun Show” Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock NY, group show curated by Portia Munson and Katharine Umsted

“Paradise” Proteus Gowanus, Brooklyn NY, group show curated by Sasha Chavachavadze and Tamara Pittman

“Kate’s Foundation Benefit” Rumson NJ, exhibition and benefit auction

Open Studio” Cornwallville NY,

2009

 “Consumed By Life” Guy Fawkes Bonfire, Depp-Joy Residence, Catskill NY, performance event, artifacts housed in Paula Lalala MVSEVM

“Open Studio & Performance,Bushwick”  Brooklyn NY, part of studio tour, included exhibition of The Paula Lalala Art Experience

2008

“Fudge the Pimp: Part Deux”  Avant Yarde, Brooklyn NY, group show curated by International Culture Lab, included exhibition of The Paula Lalala Art Experience

Open Studio Tour” North Adams MA, included exhibition of The Paula Lalala Art Experience, an interactive performance, and sculpture installation

2007

Fudge the Pimp” Avant Yarde, B’klyn NY, group show curated by Intnational Culture Lab, exhibited “Inside of the house” an interactive performance

2006

“Thread Bare, Tradition Unraveled” Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock NY, group show curated by S. Chasteen, H. Hutchinson, and P. Munson

“Salon” Bellvue Hospital Center, NY NY, group show, presented by NYC Health and Hospitals Corporation, curated by Greg Mink

“2nd Annual Show” Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams MA, group show and “Say My Name” interactive performance

North Adams Open Studios” North Adams MA

2005

“Inaugural Exhibition” Eclipse Mill Gallery, North Adams MA, group show

“Blue, Blue, Blue: A Misty Meadows Enterprises Production” Matchless, Bk’lyn NY, group show and performance event

“Fridge Fest: Diva Divan” Spirit Wind Performance Space, Philadelphia PA, group installation and performance event, curated by Ben Trovato

“Sinage” Art Parade/Fringe Theater Festival, Philadelphia PA, exhibited series of paintings and participated in performance with members of Cult 12

“Heifer Project Benefit” Kuwayama-Smith Residence, New York, NY, group show and benefit auction

2004

 “Memories, Dreams, Reflections” ART Mission, Binghamton NY, solo show included selections from the Paula Lalala MVSEVM and “Sleep” an interactive performance

“Roads and Pastimes” Buzzer 30, Queens, NY, group show curated by Amy Bay exhibited work from the Paula Lalala MVSEVM and “About Dad” performance

“Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival” Brooklyn NY, site specific installation, performance, open studio

2003

“Diverse Expressions” Montclair State University Gallery, Upper Mont Clair NJ, installation and performance, curated by Walt Swales

“Nature Hanging by a Thread” Queens Theatre in the Park Galleries, Queens NY, group show curated by Robyn Love and Eva Melas

“Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival” Brooklyn NY, site-specific installation, performance, open studio

“First International FriDge Festival” Fringe Gallery, Wellington, New Zealand, group show curated by International Cultre Lab

2002

“Alice’s Arc” Speyer Hall at Universtiy Settlement, New York, NY, collaboration with the Kay Nishikawa Dance Group

“Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival” Brooklyn, NY site-specific installation, performance, open studio

2001

 “An Outsider Outside/Pirate Exhibition” Centre Pompidou, Paris, France and Tate Modern, London, England unsolicited site-specific photo installation, performance

“Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival” Brooklyn, NY, site-specific installation, performance, open studio

Dumbo Art Under The Bridge Festival – Parade of Concept” group performance event created by Paula Lalala

2000

“Women’s Art Exchange” Jordan and Saudi Arabia traveling screening of performance videos curated by Beth Bolgla

“Deli Dances in Times Square”  Cashma, NY, NY, collaboration with the Kay Nishikawa Dance Group

“Off with the Hare, En Plain Air” Warwick NY, collaboration with Kay Nishikawa Dance Group

“Cyclic Voices (Maidenhood Photo Burning)” Gershwin Hotel, NY NY, interactive performance, curated by Scott Fulmer

“Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival” Brooklyn NY, site-specific installation, performance, open studio

1999

“Red Room Rug Romp and Magic Carpet Ride” Gershwin Hotel, New York NY,  “Eternal Youth” site-specific installation and performance event

Refugee Benefit” Gershwin Hotel, NY NY,  group event curated by Scott Fulmer, “Photo Shred” interactive performance

“Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival” Brooklyn NY, site-specific installation, performance, open studio

1998

“Black Dirt” K2 Dance and Art, Brooklyn NY, collaborative performance

“Life Resembles Art” Sunset Park, Brooklyn NY, conceptual performance

“Dumbo Art Under the Bridge Festival” Brooklyn NY, site-specific installation, performance, open studio

1997

“Burning” Sarah Foster’s Mom’s Garden, Princeton NJ, solo exhibition and performance

“Last Wave” K2 Dance and Art, Brooklyn NY, collaborative performance

“Bravado Vibrato” 57 Jay Street Studio, Brooklyn NY, “Emotional Psycho Trauma Drama, or: Sex, Death, and Dreams” installation  and “Cut Clothing” performance event

“Can’t Give It Away: Art Auction, Trade, Barter” 57 Jay St. Studio, Brooklyn NY, installation and performance event

1996

“Full Moon Benefit” Cook County Theater Department, Chicago IL

“Open Studio” DUMBO Brooklyn NY

1995

“To Relive” Harlem Rooming House, New York NY, installation and performance event

1994

“Taking Over: Vulvapalooza” ABC no Rio, New York NY, group show

1992

“Group Show” 255 Water St., Brooklyn NY, group show, installation, and event

1991

“Solo Show” Micanopy Artist Colony, Micanopy FL

1990

“Paula’s Show” Empty House, Chicago IL, installation and art give away

“1000 Things” FX Gallery, Chicago, IL, group show curated by Greg Aprahamian

“Sacrifice” Chicago, IL, performance collaboration with F. Spendlove

“Spring Show” Milk of Burgundy, Chicago, IL, group show curated by Quintron

1989

“Unspoken Identities” South Side Shelter, Chicago, IL, group show to benefit homeless shelter

“Graduation Exhibit” School of the Art Institute, Chicago, IL

1988

“Sensory” Gallery 1370, Chicago IL, site-specific installation and performance, collaboration with Suzy Byrne

1987

“Britelites” Chicago, IL site-specific installation and performance, collaboration with Suzy Byrne

1986

“Installations In Abandoned Locations”  MA, NY, TX

* The Paula Lalala MVSEVM Special Exhibitions and Events

2001 to present “The Paula Lalala MVSEVM”  is an ongoing project open to the public, free admission. The Guest Room is an exhibition space located within the MVSEVM.

2014 “Asylum” Guest Room of Paula Lalala MVSEVM, Cornwallville NY, installation, in conjunction with “Sleep”  re-performed by guest artists

2011 “Paula Lalala MVSEVM Grand Re-Opening” Paula Lalala MVSEVM, Cornwallville NY, performance event

2010 MVSEVM relocated to Cornwallville NY

2008 MVSEVM relocated to Bushwick, Brooklyn NY

2005 MVSEVM relocated to North Adams, MA

2005 “MVSEVM closing” Paula Lalala MVSEVM Dumbo, Brooklyn NY, performance event marking the closing of the MVSEVM in Dumbo

2001 “Paula Lalala MVSEVM Grand Opening”  Paula Lalala MVSEVM, Brooklyn NY, group performance event, curated by Paula Lalala

Education

1987-1989B.F.A. School of the Art Institute of Chicago; Chicago, IL

1984-1986Parsons School of Design; New York, NY

Group Affiliations

2017 Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Exhibition Committee Member

2016 – present  The Women Artist Team, TWAT, Founder

2013- present  Old Masters Art Prize, prize awarded to artist over age 65, Founding Member

2001- present   W.A.M.E.R. – Women Artists Meeting, Eating, and Reading

1996-1998     Mothers and Artists Collaboration Group

1991-1994     Women Only, Artists and Writers Critique Group

1991-2005     New York City Home Educators Alliance

1990-1991     Micanopy Artist Colony

1988               EMIT Gallery and Library for Time-based Art, Founding Member

Curatorial Projects

2014 “Sleep” Guest Room of the Paula Lalala MVSEVM, Cornwallville, NY, nine reperformers

2013 “We’ve Met”  Guest Room of the Paula Lalala MVSEVM, Cornwallville, NY, group show

2012 “Second Show” Guest Room of the Paula Lalala MVSEVM, Cornwallville, NY, group show

2011 “Inaugural Exhibition” Guest Room of the Paula Lalala MVSEVM, Cornwallville, NY, group show

2001 “Gift Show” Paula Lalala MVSEVM, Brooklyn, NY, group show

1997 “Bravado Vibrato” Jay Street Studio, Brooklyn, NY, group performance event

1992“Group Show” 255 Water St., Brooklyn, NY, group show, installation, and event

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