Paula Crown

Biography

Crown is represented by Marlborough Gallery which hosted her first solo show, THE SUBLIME AND THE CENTER: DIMENSIONS OF LANDSCAPE, at the New York gallery in 2015.  The exhibition features the artist’s ability to dimensionalize drawings, through high resolution scanning and 3D technological processes.  She works fluidly in materials including bronze, marble and etched glass.


Crown has had solo exhibitions at The Aspen Institute (2013) and Dallas Contemporary (2014); an installation at EXPO CHICAGO (2014); and a site specific installation in Miami’s Design District calledTRANSPOSITION: Over Many Miles. The project was fabricated by Theaster Gates Studio and the Design Apprenticeship Program at the University of Chicago.  She has participated in group shows in New York, Chicago and Aspen.

In 2009, Crown was appointed to President Obama's Committee on the Arts and the Humanities. She is also a member of the board of trustees of The Museum of Modern Art in New York, and heads the Education Committee.  In addition, she serves on the board of Clean Energy Trust, Duke University, Conservation International, Lurie Children’s Hospital and is a member of the Aspen Institute Committee of the Arts. She earned her A.B. degree in management science from Duke University magna cum laude where she earned three varsity golf letters.  Crown resides in Chicago and Aspen enjoys spending time with her husband of 29 years and her four children.