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Palo Pallas featured article in
Atlanta Journal Constitution.

Designs remain secret until July 22, 10 Gala Event

Heads Up Alabama Project presented by Alabama Psychological Association Foundation. Selected by jury Pallas is one of 20 Alabama artists to produce large head shaped sculptures to travel parts of Alabama.
Opening Gala Event July 22, 10
Birmingham’s Downtown Public Library

Reading Chairs included in "ALIAS: ESTABLISHED & EMERGING ARTISTS"

LiteBox Gallery
Friday, May 14, 2010
5:00pm - 9:00pm
2825 2nd Avenue
Birmingham, AL

Divine Friends # 12 chosen for exhibition:

Meridian Museum of Art 19th Annual People’s Choice Exhibition
May 12 – July 10
Museum Hours:
Wed-Sun 11 AM – 5 PM
601-693-1501

"Spirit Sticks" Series Returns

Curriculum Vitae

Collections: Institutions / Personal
Selected One Person Exhibitions

Group Exhibitions and Festivals

Collection Institutions - Back to Top

University of Washington Special Collections; Sandra Kroupa Curator

Allan Chassanof NY, NY; “Books Under Pressure”; Collection to be donated to Museum 2009

Personal Collections - Back to Top

Jan Krulick-Belin (Phoenix Art Museum Director); Phoenix, AR

Sandra Jackman; NY, NY

Raymond Starr; Baltimore, MD

Jerry and Lois Blonder; Atlanta, GA

Annette Cone-Skelton; Atlanta, GA

Nina Griffith; Atlanta, GA

Cline and Martha Adams; Cullman, AL

Selected One Person Exhibitions - Back to Top

2009

Nothing But Fools

Little Savannah Café; Birmingham, AL; Clif and Maureen Holt, Owners

2008

Stick Works of Palo Pallas

Little Savannah Café; Birmingham, AL; Clif and Maureen Holt, Owners

2001

Focus

A Bit of the World; Margaret Jones Interiors; Birmingham, AL; Margaret Jones, Owner

1997

Chaos

Lyda Rose Gallery; Homewood, AL; David Smith / Tom Dameron, Owners

1996

Tree Folks and Friends

Elegant Iron Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Stephen Ludford, Owner

1995

A Path to a Self: An Artistic Unraveling for a Life of a Soul

Birmingham ArtAssociation; Birmingham, AL; Michael Yancy Director **this project made possible in part by a grant from the Alabama State Council on the Arts

100th Anniversary Celebration for fun & Stuff Magazine and Zelda’s Night Café

Zelda’s Night Café’; Birmingham, AL; Phyllis Resha, Owner; Bobby Humphrey, Editor, fun & Stuff Magazine

1992

New Works

Zelda's Night Cafe; Birmingham, AL; Phyllis Resha, Owner

1991

Magic Sticks

Back Alley; Birmingham, AL; Rene Hewitt, Owner

1990

Learning to Live

5th Gate Art Center; Birmingham, AL; Art Co Op

Something Old

The Back Alley; Birmingham, AL; Rene Hewitt, Owner

Something New

The Back Alley; Birmingham, AL; Rene Hewitt, Owner

1989

On the Beach 2

The Back Alley; Birmingham, AL; Rene Hewitt, Owner

1988

On the Beach

The Back Alley; Birmingham, AL; Rene Hewitt, Owner

An American Woman of the ‘80’s

Joe; Birmingham, AL; Mike and Mitina Bevis, Owners

1987

Life Under Candlelight: An Atmospheric Installation

Space One Eleven; Birmingham, AL; Anne H Arrasmith, Anne Blair Wrinkle, Co Directors

Life Under Candlelight: An Atmospheric Installation

Behind the Glass; Auburn, AL; Eve Stalker, Curator

By Candlelight

Klopher Interior Designs; Cullman, AL; Donna Klopher, Director

1983

Paintings: Artworks by Paula Stallings

Cobb Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Hank Cobb, Currator

1981

Art Works by Paula Stallings

Cullman Civic Center Art Gallery; Cullman, AL; Bobby McGee, Director

Group Exhibitions and Festivals - Back to Top

2010

37th Annual Bi-State Art Competition

Meirdian Museum of Art; Meridian, MS; Marilyn Murphy, Juror

Reader’s 10

Susan Hensel Gallery; Minneapolis, MN; Johnny Coffelt, Curator; Susan Hensel, Owner

Art of Passion 2010

Birmingham Botanical Gardens; Hosted by YWCA of Birmingham, Alabama; Melena Cunningham; Margaret Jones; Gwen Swain Co- Chairs

2009

Anthropology: Revisited, Reinvented, Reinterpreted

Central Booking; Brooklyn, NY; Jon Cofflet, Maddy Rosenberg, Co-Currators

Printed Matter’s Fourth Annual NY Art Book Fair

Long Island City, Queens, New York; Philip Aarons, Chairman; Central Booking Booth; Maddy Rosenberg, Executive Director; New York, New York

BookMark: The Book as an Aesthetic Object

Gallery Walk at Terminus; Atlanta, GA; Marianne Lambert, Curator
Selected by BURNAWAY: Top 10 most inspiring art events.

Positive Energy

The Litebox Gallery; Mimi Boston, Gallery Manager; Birmingham, AL

Launch Exhibition Central Booking

Brooklyn, New York; Johnny Coffelt, Curator; Maddy Rosenberg, Executive Director

The Furniture Show

Dream Mecca; Birmingham, AL; Daniel Day, Curator; Melody Musick, Daniel Day, Co-Owners

Stable Gallery Artist

Maralyn Wilson Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

Aquatic Dreams

Dream Mecca; Birmingham, AL; Daniel Day, Curator; Melody Musick, Daniel Day, Co-Owners

Holiday Exhibition

Maralyn Wilson Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

ARLIS

Indianapolis, IN; Vamp & Tramp Booksellers LLC; Vicky and Bill Stewart, Owners

International Antiquarian Book Fair

Concourse Exhibition Center; San Francisco, CA; Vamp and Tramp Booksellers LLC, Representative; Vicky and Bill Stewart, Owners

Stable Artist

The Commissary Art Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Lee Anne Bridges, Owner; Judy Butler, Art Director

Aids Alabama Red Hot for the Cause

Work Play; Birmingham, AL; Mary Colvin, Development Center Coordinator, AIDS Alabama

2008

Little Things Matter

Swan Coach House Gallery; Atlanta, GA; Marianne B Lambert, Curator

9th Annual Historic Footnotes Loft Tour Skyline Loft: Inspiration Lofts 2008;

Presented by the Literacy Council a Partner In Reading and Birmingham Home & Garden magazine; Birmingham Skyline Lofts, Birmingham, AL; Perry Umphrey, Umphrey Interiors

**Literacy Council’s Historic Footnotes Loft Tour

10th Biennial Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair & Conference

Cafritz Foundation Art Center Montgomery College; Takoma Park / Silver Springs Campus, Silver Spring, MD; Vamp & Tramp Booksellers LLC, Representative; Vicky and Bill Stewart, Owners

Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair & Book Arts Show

Seattle Center, Exhibition Hall; Seattle, WA; Vamp & Tramp Booksellers LLC, Representative; Vicky and Bill Stewart, Owners

ONB Magic City Art Connection 25th Contemporary Art Festival

Operation New Birmingham, Birmingham, AL, Eileen Kunzman, Director

Stable Gallery Artist

Maralyn Wilson Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Marilyn Wilson, Owner

One Last Hurrah

NorDys Gallery, Birmingham, AL; Nancy Dyson, Owner/Director

A Politic: National Juried Exhibition

Gallery XIV; Reflect-arts, Inc, artscope magazine, Gallery XIV; Gallery XIV; Boston, MA; Keveh Mojtabai, Founder / Publisher of artscope magazine, William Kerr, Creative Director / Curator, Gallery XIV; Juliette Pelletier, Founder / Director of Reflect-arts Inc., Jurors

Aids Alabama Red Hot for the Cause

Work Play; Birmingham, AL; Mary Colvin, Development Center Coordinator, AIDS Alabama

Stable Artist

The Commissary Art Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Lee Anne Bridges, Owner; Judy Butler, Art Director

2007

The 199 Show

Nordys Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Nancy Dyson, Owner

Stable Gallery Artist

NorDys Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Nancy Dyson, Owner

2006

Ninth Biennial Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair and Conference NOAA

Auditorium and Science Center; Silver Springs, MD; Helen Frederick, Director; Vamp and Tramp Booksellers LLC, Representative; Vicky and Bill Stewart, Owners

Seattle Antiquarian Book Fair & Book Arts Show 2006

Seattle Center Pavilion; Seattle, WA; Vamp and Tramp Booksellers LLC, Representative; Vicky and Bill Stewart, Owners

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wilson Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

2005

Concourse Exhibition Center; San Francisco, CA; Helen Frederick, Director; Vamp and Tramp Booksellers LLC, Representative; Vicky and Bill Stewart, Owners

11th Annual Hope Chest Auction

Ted’s Garage; Birmingham, AL; Children’s Aids Society; Jennifer Given Art Coordinator

Holiday Exhibition

Maralyn Wilson Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

2004

Eight Biennial Pyramid Atlantic Book Arts Fair

Silver Springs, MD; Brand Freeman Coordinator; Vamp and Tramp Booksellers LLC, Representative; Vicky and Bill Stewart, Owners

37th California International Antiquarian Book Fair (ABAA)

Marriot Hotel, Los Angeles, CA; Helen Frederick , Director; Vamp and Tramp Booksellers LLC, Representative; Vicky and Bill Stewart, Owners

Zoobliee '94 Reef Rythms

Birmingham Zoo; Sponsors: The Alabama Zoological Society. Co-Chairs: Nell Connor, Mitzi Ireland, Betty King. Coordinator: Linda Ludwig-Blackwood
Guest Visual Artist - "Zootography" Backdrop; Community Support Donation

Stable Artist

A Bit of the World; Birmingham, AL; Margaret Jones Interiors; Margaret Jones, Owner

2003

Stable Artist

A Bit of the World; Birmingham, AL; Margaret Jones Interiors; Margaret Jones, Owner

9th Annual Hope Chest Auction

Work Play; Birmingham, AL; Children's Aids Society; Jennifer Given, Jennifer Beam, Live Auction; Meredith Dorgan, Live Auction Co-Chair's

Ex Libris

Limm Gallery; San Francisco, CA; Christine Duval, Art Gallery Director

2002

Ex Libris

Frumpkin Duval Gallery; Santa Monica, CA; Sherry Frumpkin, Owner

Stable Gallery Artist

Dog and Pony Art Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Amy Collins / Sam Collins, Owners

8th Annual Hope Chest Auction

Work Play; Birmingham, AL; Children’s Aids Society; Jennifer Given Jennifer Beam, Live Auction Co-Chair; Meredith Dorgan Live Auction Co-Chair

Gallery Artist

Kiang Gallery; Atlanta, GA; Marilyn Kiang, Owner

Small Works Exhibition

Swan Coach House Gallery; Atlanta, GA; Marianne B Lambert, Curator

2001

Stable Gallery Artist

Dog and Pony Art Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Amy Collins / Sam Collins, Owners

Stable Gallery Artist

Kiang Gallery; Atlanta, GA; Marilyn Kiang, Owner

Stable Gallery Artist

Studio E Gallery, Fort Worth, FL; Evan Griffith / Ann Milander, Owners

Stable Gallery Artist

Maralyn Wilson Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Marilyn Wilson, Owner

Stable Gallery Artist

A’Mano, Birmingham, AL; Lynn Ritchie, Owner

2000

Spotlight on Southern Artist 2000

Studio Two; Atlanta, GA; Annett Cone- Skelton, Curator; Representative

Stable Gallery Artist

Studio E Gallery, Fort Worth, FL; Evan Griffith / Ann Milander, Owners

Stable Gallery Artist

Kiang Gallery; Atlanta, GA; Marilyn Kiang, Owner

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wilson Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Marilyn Wilson, Owner

1999

Myott Studio Annual Fall Gala

Myott Studio; Atlanta, GA; Myott Studio Gallery, Curators; Annette Cone-Skelton Representative

Stable Gallery Artist

Studio E Gallery, Fort Worth, FL; Evan Griffith / Ann Milander, Owners

Chair Show 3 National Juried Exhibition

Southern Highland Craft Guild; Asheville, NC; Andrew Glasgow, Director of Programs and Collections; Martha Connell / Kenneth Trapp / Bob Trotman, Jurors

Chair Show 3 National Juried Traveling Exhibition

Piedmont Southern Highland Craft Guild; Piedmont Arts Association; Martinsville, VA; Andrew Glasgow, Director of Programs and Collections; Martha Connell / Kenneth Trapp / Bob Trotman, Jurors

Chair Show 3 National Juried Traveling Exhibition

Southern Highland Craft Guild; Arkansas Art Center; Little Rock, AK; Andrew Glasgow, Director of Programs and Collections; Martha Connell / Kenneth Trapp / Bob Trotman, Jurors

5th Anniversary Invitation Group Exhibition

SOHO Gallery, Pensacola, FL; Anthony Kelly, Jim Woodford, Directors

Group Exhibition

Studio E Gallery; Lake Worth, FL; Ann Milander, Evan Griffith, Owners

Group Exhibition

SOHO Gallery, Pensacola, FL; Anthony Kelly, Director

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

1998

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

Inside and Out

Lyda Rose Gallery; Homewood, AL; David Smith, Tom Dameron, Owners

Group Exhibition

Studio E Gallery; Fort Worth, FL; Evan Griffith, Ann Millender, Co-Owners

Holiday Show

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

Holiday Exhibition

Lyda Rose Gallery; Homewood, AL; David Smith, Tom Dameron, Owners

Found Objects

Art Walk at Lenox Square; Atlanta, GA; Marianne Lambert, Curator

Souls Behind the Mask, Guest Visual Artist

UAB MIDI Ensemble Concert; Alys Robinson Stephens Performing Arts Center; Birmingham, AL; Michael Angell, Director

Group Exhibition

SOHO Gallery; Pensacol, FL; Anthony Kelly, Jim Woodford, Directors

1997

Chaos

Lyda Rose Gallery; Homewood, AL; David Smith, Tom Dameron, Co-Owners

Time Exhibition

Southern Progress; University of Montevallo Alumni Association; Birmingham, AL; Linda Wright, Ann Nathews, Co-Chair

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

1996

Members Exhibition

Birmingham Art Association; Birmingham, AL; Michael Yancy, Director

Chairs Exhibition

Southern Progress; University of Montevallo Alumni Association; Birmingham, AL; Linda Wright, Ann Nathews, Co-Chair

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

Children's Art Celebration Project of Operation New Birmingham

Birmingham, AL; Eileen Kunzman, Director

1995

Bird Houses Exhibition

Southern Progress; University of Montevallo Alumni Association; Birmingham, AL; Linda Wright, Ann Nathews, Co-Chair

Children's Outdoor Sculpture Build

Festivanni; Anniston Park, Anniston, AL; Festivanni, Sponsor

Stable Artist

Clary Sage Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Emmie Longshore, Jennifer Givens, Owners

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

1994

Mythological Images

Clary Sage Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Emmie Longshore, Jennifer Givens, Owners

Magic City Art Connection 11th Annual

A Project of Operation New Birmingham; Birmingham, AL; Eileen Kunzman, Director; John Dave Gilhooley, Judges

31st Annual Bluff Park Art Show

Bluff Park Art Association, Sponsor; Birmingham, AL; Donna Leigh Jankins, Chair

Children's Art Celebration

A Project of Operation New Birmingham; Birmingham, AL; Eileen Kunzman, Director

1993

Board Member Gallery Exhibition

Space One Eleven; Birmingham, AL; Anne Arrasmith, Peter Printz, Curators

Space One Eleven Inner City Children: Tarot on Wheels

Space One Eleven; Birmingham, AL; Fancher Lane, Car Loan, Anne Arrasmith, Peter Printz, Directors

Gallery Artist

Studio 2030; Birmingham, AL; Louis Hill, Owner

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

1992

Awakening of the Symbolic Structure

Studio 2030; Birmingham, AL; Louis Hill, Owner

An Illustrated Diary of Three Women

Joe; Birmingham, AL; Mike Bevis, Matina Bevis, Owners

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

1991

Group Artists

South West Design; New Orleans, LA

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

1990

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

Gallery Artists

Little House on Linden; Birmingham, AL; Gene Miller, Owner

1989

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

Gallery Artists

Little House on Linden; Birmingham, AL; Gene Miller, Owner

1988

Gallery Artists

Maralyn Wislon Gallery; Birmingham, AL; Maralyn Wilson, Owner

Gallery Artists

Little House on Linden; Birmingham, AL; Gene Miller, Owner

1987

Life Under Candlelight: An Atmospheric Installation

Space One Eleven; Birmingham, AL; Anne Arrasmith, Anne Blair Wrinkle, Co-Directors

Life Under Candlelight: An Atmospheric Installation

Behind the Glass; Auburn, AL; Eve Stalker, Curator

By Candle Light

Klopher Interior Designs; Cullman, AL; Donna Klopher, Director

Valentine Show

Birmingham Art Assiociation, Sponsor; Birmingham Museum of Art; Birmingham, AL; Selection Committee, Curator

The Bid Event!

Birmingham Art Assiociation, Sponsor; Birmingham Museum of Art; Birmingham, AL; Selection Committee, Curator

1986

Gallery at the Symphony

Operation New Birmingham, Sponsor; Birmingham Civic Center Concert Hall; Birmingham, AL; Eileen Kunzman, Curator

Christmas Pageant of Peace

Metropolitan Arts Council; Washington D.C.; Walter Sechriest, Director; Eileen Kunzman, Director of Operation New Birmingham, Selection Supervisor for Alabama Art Representatives

Valentine Show

Birmingham Art Assiociation, Sponsor; Birmingham Museum of Art; Birmingham, AL; Sally Johnson, Curator

The Bid Event!

Birmingham Art Assiociation, Sponsor; Birmingham Museum of Art; Birmingham, AL; Eileen Kunzman, Selection Committee, Curator

1985

Art and the Alabama Woman

Mobile College; Mobile, AL; Sherrill D Clark, President; Diane Vanderlip, Deborah C Jordy, Assistant Curator of Contemporary Art at the Denver Art Museum, Judges

Two Dimensional Optical Illustions

University of Alabama at Birmingham School Optometry Art Gallery; Auxiliary to the Alabama Optometric Association, Sponsor; Birmingham, AL; Ruth Appelhof, Curator of Painting, Sculpture and Graphic Arts, Birmingham Museum of Art, Juror

Festivanni '85 Art in the Park

Festivanni, Sponsor; Anniston, AL; Eileen Kunzman, Director

1984

Sisters: Artwork by Pam Stallings and Paula Stallings

Almost Famous; Birmingham, AL; Gerry Mitchell, Curator

1981

Exhibition South '81

Tennessee Valley Art Center; Tuscumbia, AL; Cleve K. Scarbrogh Jr., Juror

1980

Exhibition South '80

Tennessee Valley Art Center; Tuscumbia, AL; Marjorie Leisman, Juror

1979

Honor's Show - Travelling Exhibition

University of Montevallo Art Department Faculty, Jurors

1968

1st Prize Brotherhood Art Competition

Romulus District School District; Romulus, MI