Paula Brunner Abelow

Paula Brunner Abelow was born in 1923, Prague, former Czechoslovakia, and she lived and worked in Charles Town, West Virginia, United States. The artist studied at Cooper Union from 1944-1948 and was later granted a BFA in 1981. Over the years, Paula’s work was featured in numerous exhibitions in Baltimore, Washington D.C., Frederick, Hagerstown and Bel Air, Maryland as well as in Martinsburg and Shepherdstown, WV. In 2013, her work was included in the Prague Biennale, Czech Republic. In 2014, she had a solo exhibition at Lucie Fontaine, Milan, Italy and in 2016 she had a mini retrospective exhibition at Freddy, Harris, NY. Additionally, in 2016, her work was included in a group exhibition titled, The Congregation, curated by Joshua Abelow, at Jack Hanley Gallery in New York City. She passed away near her home in West Virginia on August 31, 2018, just shy of 95.