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Education

B.F.A. Eastern Michigan University, 1973, Ypsilanti, MI
M.F.A. Eastern Michigan University, 1976, Ypsilanti, MI

Post-degree work:
Wayne State University, Detroit, MI, 1986-87
University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 1987-89

Private Collections

Michigan, Maryland, Texas, California, Alaska, New York, New Jersey, Minnesota, Wisconsin, Pennsylvania, Illinois, Israel, Canada, Germany

Solo Shows

Cary Gallery, Omens and Obstacles current encaustics by Paula Zaks, October 2010, Rochester, MI

Recent Group Shows

2021 Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors, Anton Art Center, Mt. Clemens, MI
2021 Gilda Snowden Memorial Exhibition, The Scarab Club, Detroit, MI
2021 “3rd Online Encaustic Exhibition”, WaxInTheD.com
2020 Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors, Ellen Kayrod Gallery, Detroit, MI
2020 Michigan Water Color Society, Janice Charach Gallery, West Bloomfield, MI
2020 Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptures, Black Box Gallery, Dearborn, MI
2017 Detroit Society of Woman Painters and Sculptures, Museum of Contemporary Art, Detroit, MI

Awards

2021 Detroit Society of Women Painters & Sculptors, 2nd Place Award
2021 3rd Online Encaustic Exhibition, 1st Prize
2004 Michigan Water Color Society 57th Annual Exhibition
1996 53rd Annual Watercolor Exhibition, The Scarab Club
1995 17th Annual Michigan Artist Competition, Juror’s Recognition Award
1995 52nd Annual Watercolor Exhibition, The Scarab Club, 3rd Place Award
1995 Michigan Watercolor Society 49th Annual Exhibition, Miller Art Supply Award
1995 Detroit Society of Women Painters & Sculptors, Merit Award
1994 51st Annual Scarab Club Exhibition, 1st Place Award
1986 18th Washington & Jefferson Painting Show, Grumbacher Inc., Gold Medal Award
1982 Michigan Water Color Society 36th Annual Exhibition, Grumbacher Silver Medallion Award
1981 Michigan Water Color Society 35th Annual Exhibition, Purchase Prize
1978 Michigan Water Color Society 32nd Annual Exhibition, Honorable Mention
1976 Michigan Water Color Society 30th Annual Exhibition, 1st Place Award