PAULA HAUSER LEFFEL
University of Kansas; BFA
University of Missouri - Kansas City; graduate studies
Kansas City, Missouri
SELECTED SOLO AND GROUP EXHIBITIONS:
INVITATIONAL: Four Women Artists - Invitational Exhibit. Tomahawk Ridge Community Center; 11902 Lowell Avenue; Overland Park, KS 66213. February 2020 - /now unavailable to view due to Covid 19 closure
INVITATIONAL: Solo Exhibition - H.J's Youth and Family Community Center; 6425 Wornall; Kansas City, MO; December 2019 through January 2020
INVITATIONAL: Three Artist Group Exhibit - R. G. Endres Gallery. November, 2019. Prairie Village Arts Council invitational. City Hall / Municipal Building, Prairie Village, Kansas.
INVITATIONAL: The Power Group; Overland Park, Kansas, January – March 2011
GALLERY: The Late Show Gallery; Kansas City, Missouri; “Still Life” solo show, August 2014; “Still Life” group show, featured artist, August 2010; “Bountiful”, 4 artist exhibition, November-December 2007; “The Grand Table” (2 artist exhibition), July 2006; Group show February 2006, December 2005; Gallery Artist 2005 – 2017 with ongoing and regular exhibits.
ART FAIRS: 2011 Des Moines Metro, Des Moines, IA; 2011 Cottonwood Arts Fest, Richardson, TX; 2011 Uptown Arts Festival, Minneapolis MN; 2012 Gold Coast, Chicago, IL; 2012 Port Clinton, Chicago, IL; 2013 Smoky Hill River Fest, Salina, KS; 2015 Columbus, OH; 2016 Marion, IA; 2017 Lincoln, NE; 2019 27th Annual Marion Arts Festival, Marion, IA.
GALLERY: Clinton Hill Art Gallery; Brooklyn, New York; “Damask”; Solo Exhibition; October-November, 2006
INVITATIONAL: Manhattan Arts Center Gallery; Manhattan, Kansas; “Objects: Common and Uncommon”; 5 artist exhibition; February – April 2006
GALLERY: Fields Gallery; Lawrence, Kansas; “Still Life”; featured artist exhibition
INVITATIONAL: Lawrence Arts Center; Lawrence, Kansas; “Arrangements” Still Life Paintings 8 artist exhibition; June 1 – July 15, 2005
INVITATIONAL: Thornhill Gallery, Avila University, “The Still Life”, Solo Exhibition, March 2004
INVITATIONAL: Eva Reynolds Fine Arts; Sheraton Suites Exhibition Space; Kansas City, Missouri; featured artist June 2004.
SELECTED JURIED EXHIBITIONS:
Prairie Village State of the Arts National Juried Exhibition 2019. R. G. Endres Gallery, City Hall, Prairie Village, Kansas. Juror: Erin Woodworth, Curator, Co-Manager Leedy-Voulkos Art Center
The Art at the Center National Juried Exhibition 2019. City of Overland Park, Kansas. Juror: Johne Richardson, artist
Prairie Village State of the Arts National Juried Exhibition 2018. R. G. Endres Gallery, City Hall, Prairie Village, Kansas. Juror: Marissa Starke, Asst. Director, Kansas City Artists Coalition
The Art at the Center National Juried Exhibition 2018. City of Overland Park, Kansas. Juror: Jean Cook, artist
The Art at the Center National Juried Exhibition 2017. City of Overland Park, Kansas. Two pieces. Juror: David Beal, Portrait Artist. 2017
Prairie Village Art Fest. Arts Commission, Prairie Village, Kansas. Juror: Mark English; 2009
Johnson County Art Show. Arts Commission, Johnson County, Kansas. Juror: Marcus Cain; 2009
5th Annual Juried Exhibition. Images Gallery; Kansas City, Missouri. Juror: Donna Aldridge, artist
41st Annual Central South Art Exhibition. Tennessee Art League; Nashville, Tennessee. Juror: Mary Whyte, artist, teacher, illustrator. Award: Tennessee Art League Memorial Members Award; June – July 2006.
Art at the Center–The Juried Exhibition 2006. City of Overland Park, Kansas. Juror: Sangram Majumdar, Painter, Faculty – Maryland Institute College of Art. May-June 2006.
Visual Arts Center National Art Exhibit 2006. Charlotte County Art Guild, Inc.; Punta Gorda, Florida. Juror: M. Stephen Doherty, Editor-in-Chief, American Artist, Watercolor, American Artist Drawing, American Artist Workshop Magazines. Juror Award Winner.
The Shafer Regional Invitational Art Exhibition. January – February 2006; Barton County Community College; Great Bend, Kansas. Juror: Stephen Gleissner, Chief Curator, Wichita Art Museum, Wichita, Kansas.
Greater Midwest International Art Exhibition xxv. Central Missouri State University; Warrensburg, Missouri; January 2003; Juror: Leesa Fanning, Ph.D.; Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri.
Art at the Center 2003. Overland Park, Kansas, Arts Commission; “The Human Form” June-July, 2003; “The Still Lifes” August-September, 2003; Overland Park Convention Center.
Great Plains National. Hays, Kansas, February, 2002; Juror: Ms. Leesa Fanning, Ph.D.; Assistant Curator of Modern & Contemporary Art, The Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, Missouri.
Art In the Woods 2001. Overland Park Arts Commission; May 2001; Purchase Award Winner; Juror: Mr. Bo Bartlett, Artist.
26th, 27th and 28th Annual Members’ Exhibitions. Albrecht-Kemper Museum of Art; St. Joseph, Missouri. Year 2000: 2nd place- Drawing, Ms. Jane Voorhees, painter, Juror; Year 2001: 3rd Place - Drawing & 3rd Place - Painting, Ms. Theresa Harris, Juror; Year 2002: 3rd Place - Painting, Ms. Sherri Best, Director, Greenlease Gallery, Rockhurst University, Juror.
Art In the Woods 1999. Overland Park Arts Commission; May 1999; Juror: Mr. M. Stephen Doherty, Editor-in-Chief, American Artist and Watercolor magazines.
Re: Members’ 1998. Kansas City Artists Coalition; December 1998; Juror: Ms. Dana Self, Curator, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art.
Cover Artist - Kansas City Voices - A Periodical of Writing and Art; Whispering Prairie Press, Prairie Village, Kansas; Annual Edition - December 2010
PAST GALLERY REPRESENTATION:
The Late Show Gallery; Kansas City, Mo. Fine Arts Gallery exhibiting Kansas City and regional artists. Regular Gallery Artist.
Clinton Hill Art Gallery; Brooklyn, New York. Fine Arts Gallery.
Fields Gallery; Lawrence, Kansas. Fine arts gallery exhibiting regional artists. Shown as Featured Artist.
So-Oh Gallery; Lincoln, Nebraska. Fine Arts Gallery
Eva Reynolds Fine Arts; Sheraton Suites, Country Club Plaza, Kansas City, Missouri. June 2004 Featured Artist.
SELECTED CORPORATE / CIVIC COLLECTIONS:
City of Overland Park Matt Ross Community Center; Overland Park, Kansas
University of Kansas - Kansas Union; Lawrence, Kansas
The Hadley Hospital Foundation Collection; Hays, Kansas
University Women’s Club - University of Kansas; Lawrence, Kansas