Tag Archives: Paul Rhymer

A Unique Point of View

Posted on September 06, 2023
As I started working on the 2023 Birds in Art catalogue – my largest project at the Museum so far – I quickly realized that I couldn’t have dreamt of getting a better chance to highlight 2023 Master Wildlife Artist Paul Rhymer’s point of view than this.

Evolving Traditions

Posted on August 23, 2023
Not unlike the Allenton Parade, the 2023 Birds in Art exhibition and Preview Experience has evolved in many ways over the course of its 48-year lifetime.

“Record” Management

Posted on May 10, 2023
Jurying nearly 1,200 artworks is not an easy task; it is even harder choosing the 89 artworks that will be exhibited this September, but the jurors lent their expertise in selecting wonderful contemporary artworks displaying the best of avian art.

Rhymer Reason

Posted on March 22, 2023
Artist Paul Rhymer may not want praise, but he deserves it. His talent, warmth, and skill are matched only by his modesty…. maybe his height, too. The list is long of “Rhymer reasons” behind Paul’s recognition as the Woodson Art Museum’s 2023 Master Wildlife Artist.

Question 4: What Makes a Good Artist Residency?

Posted on February 12, 2014
On Wednesday nights, curator of education Catie Anderson and I play trivia at a local tavern. Before you judge this as a weekly convention of either nerds or drunkards, there is only a smattering of dweebs and the cohort knows how to handle libations. Paul Rhymer hard at work at... Read More

Winding Roads & Stuffed Gorillas

Posted on October 30, 2013
If you want to get fifth-graders’ attention, a big stick that shoots fire certainly helps. Paul Rhymer, looming large still clad in his mask and leather gloves after blasting flames and pouring molten metal into molds, was holding court. “You don’t always know where different experiences will take you,” the... Read More

Early Birds’ Reward

Posted on September 25, 2013
Although Birds in Art opening weekend festivities are behind us, Museum staff are still relishing the final email exchanges with artists and guests who, like us, are returning to daily routines. Last year, around this time, I joked I had completed my official hazing at the Museum – having made... Read More

What I Did on My Summer “Vacation”

Posted on August 07, 2013
By Olivia Heitz After volunteering this summer at the Woodson Art Museum, I’m convinced everything is great: the people, the atmosphere, the accomplishments, and so much more. Museum staff members are filled with respect for one another, and the atmosphere is comforting and calm, even with all of the hectic... Read More

Summertime Is Fun Time in the Sculpture Garden

Posted on July 23, 2013
Summertime so far has been extra fun for me; I spent the last week in June and the second week in July outside in the Woodson Art Museumsculpture garden. Yes, as a museum educator I was working; first coordinating a plein-air workshop with artist Janeice Linden and then leading a... Read More