1981 BFA from California State University Long Beach

1999 Milwaukee Art Museum

2008-2011 Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA 


2022 *Paula Swaydan Grebel Interiors, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2021 Formalist, Colorist, Tonalist: A Landscape Show, The Hardy Gallery, WI

2021 Wallflowers, Tory Folliard Gallery, WI

2020 Composing in "S", The Bowery, New York, NY

2020* Stasis and Movement, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI

2020 "GEMS", THERE, New York, NY

2019 Zeuxis, "My Studio",

         First Street Gallery, New York, NY

         Wright State University, Robert & Elaine Stein Galleries

2018* Art Space Kohler_Invitational, WI

2018 Invitational Landscape Show, Rome, Italy

2017 LANDSCAPES, Berlin, Germany

2016* Cedarburg Art Museum.

2016* Button Art Gallery, Douglas, MI

2016 Miller Art Museum, Sturgeon Bay, WI

2015* Wantoon Gallery, Mineral Point, WI

2015 Three Pines Studio, Cross Village, MI

2013 - 2015, Chez Cheryl, Baileys Harbor, WI

2015, 2013* Frank Juarez Contemporary Gallery, WI

2015*, 2011 Woodwalk Gallery, Door County, WI

2009 - Present**, Tory Folliard Gallery, Milwaukee, WI,

2014* Delafield Arts Center, Delafield, WI

2013* Mr. Helsinki, Fish Creek, WI

2009 The Art Bar, Milwaukee, WI

2007 Brick Gallery, Clarksdale, MS

2006 Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI

2006 Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI

2006* Gallery HB, Huntington Beach, CA

2005 Ella Carothers Dunnegan Gallery of Art, Bolivar, MO

2004 Art Escape Gallery, Thiensville, WI

2004 Brestler Eitel, Milwaukee, WI

2003* Two Fish Gallery, Elkhart Lake, WI

2001 The Foyer Gallery, Wichita, KS

2001 Gleischman Sumner Company, Inc., Milwaukee, WI

1999 John Michael Kohler Art Center, Kohler, WI

2021 Award winner Cedarburg Plein Aire

2019 Studio Visit Magazine Issue 45 & 46 International Competition Winner

2015 Best of Show, Door Prize for Portraiture, Juror Graeme Reid, MoWA

2013 First Place “Paint the Town”, PAC, WI
2006 “Oil Painters of America”, WI
2005 Best of Show, CAG, Cedarburg, WI
2004 Best of Show, Cultural Center, Cedarburg, WI
2004 & 2002 Best of Show, Gallery 110 N, Plymouth, WI
2003 Honorable Mention, ASW National Contest, NC
2003 Best of Show, The Artpost 2 Gallery, Grafton, WI
2001 First Place, The Art Show at the Dog Show National Contest, KS
1998 & 2001 John Michael Arts Center, Kohler, WI
1998 & 1999 Oconomowoc Gallery, Oconomowoc, WI
1999 First Place, The Artist’s Magazine National Contest, OH

West Bend Mutual Insurance Co., WI
Cedarburg Museum, WI

Sartori Cheese Co., WI
California Collection, Hyatt Regency, Huntington Beach, CA
Northwestern Mutual Life Insurance Company. Milwaukee, WI
Mr. & Mrs. Osawa, Japan
Mr. & Mrs. Borges, Netherlands
Mr. & Mrs. Bowden Flowers, MS

Private Collection, Easton, England

Private Collection, Italy

Ozaukee Bank, Cedarburg, WI
Victorian Village Resort, Elkhart Lake, WI
Baymont Inn & Suites, Plymouth, WI
Eastern Shores Library Systems, WI


Organizing Sensation An Interview with

Paula Swaydan Grebel - Gwen Strahle - John Goodrich by Franklin Einspruch

Studio Visit Magazine Issue 45 & 46, 2019

Artdose Magazine, March 2013
LA Artist Magazine & Orange County Artist Magazine Online
Gallery Interview WSCS (TV8) Sheboygan, Charter 95 & 990. 
2009 Wisconsin Association of PEG Channels Video Festival 
Shepherd Express, Milwaukee, WI, January 2010
WUWM 89.7FM, Lake Effect Interview, 9 July 2008
Sheboygan Press, WI, December 2008
Milwaukee Magazine December 2008
Madison Magazine, WI, November 2008
Here’s Clarksdale, MS, November 2007
National Oil & Acrylic Painters Society, A Tradition of Excellence, 2005
News Graphics, Grafton, WI, July 2005 
The Review, Plymouth, WI, February 2002
Art Supply Warehouse Catalog, NC, 2001
The Art Show at the Dog Show, KS< 2001
The Artist’s Magazine, OH, January 2000


97th Annual Exhibition Hoosier's Art Salon, IN

Door County Plein Air Competition, WI

Jefferson County International Competition, WI

Wisconsin State Fair, WI
Blind Horse Artist Competition, Sheboygan, WI
Plein Air Contest, New Berlin, WI 
Plein Air National Competition, Cedarburg, WI
Ravon Gallery, Pewaukee, WI
Plymouth Arts Center-Gallery 110N, Plymouth WI
Woodlake Artist Competition, Kohler, WI


Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend, WI

Winslow Arts Center, Bainbridge Island, WA

Visiting Artist, Plymouth Comprehensive High School, WI 

Artist in Education, Milwaukee, WI
Plymouth School District, Sheboygan County, WI
Peninsula Art School, Fish Creek, WI
Plymouth Art Center, Plymouth WI
John Michael Art Center, Sheboygan, WI
Museum of Wisconsin Art, West Bend WI 
Mead Library, Sheboygan County, WI

University of Sheboygan, WI

Represented by Tory Folliard Gallery, WI