Assistant Professor of Reproducible Media at Oberlin College
Kristina Paabus (EE/US) earned her MFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and BFA with an Art History Concentration from Rhode Island School of Design. Paabus also studied at The Estonian Academy of Arts and received a Certificate of Religious Studies from the University of Massachusetts-Amherst.
Paabus is the recipient of a Fulbright Fellowship for Installation Art in Estonia, an Illinois Arts Council Grant, the Grant Wood Fellowship in Printmaking at The University of Iowa, and multiple Oberlin College Faculty Research Grants. Paabus has exhibited her work throughout the US and Europe, including in Detroit, Minneapolis, Iowa City, Milwaukee, Miami, Reykjavik, Berlin, and Tallinn. Recent exhibitions include 'NEO Geo' at the Akron Art Museum, 'Even If' at Chicago’s Fernwey Gallery, and 'In For It' at The Safe Room in Dallas. Paabus has attended artist residencies at Emanuel College (MA), ACRE (WI), Ox-Bow (MI), Women’s Studio Workshop (NY), Kimmel Harding Nelson (NE), Culture Factory Polymer (Estonia), Samband Íslenskra Myndlistarmanna (Iceland), and Zidul De Hardie-Artfest (Romania). Her work can be found in many private and public collections such as the Fogg Art Museum, University of Dallas, Estonian Academy of Arts, Spudnik Press, Women's Studio Workshop, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, University of Iowa Museum, University of Iowa Print Archive, and Grant Wood Art Colony.
Kristina Paabus lives and works in Ohio where she is Associate Professor of Studio Art in Reproducible Media at Oberlin College. Prior to her current position Paabus was an Instructor and Graduate Coordinator in the Department of Printmedia at The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, and a Visiting Assistant Professor and Grant Wood Fellow in Printmaking at The University of Iowa.
Silkscreen Multi-plate Lithography Intaglio Monotype/Monoprint Animation Digital Prints Installation Non-Toxic Multi-Disciplinary Sculptural Drawing Relief