• size 35" × 27.5"
  • year 2014
  • medium Chalk and acrylic on paper
  • framed In white
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“Zoë Pawlak is one of the first artists I ever invested in. I'd never bought a piece of original artwork before, but after seeing her gorgeous and colorful landscapes, I knew I had to have one in my home.” — Grace Bonney, Design Sponge
Zoe pawlak

About the Artist

Zoe pawlak

Montreal-based Zoë Pawlak (b. 1982) creates paintings that reflect on the experiences of being human, from individual narratives related to the body and relationships to natural landscapes. Pawlak has exhibited extensively in Canada, as well as throughout Mexico, Korea, and the U.S. Additionally, Zoë curated a national exhibition on climate change, I’m Fine, You’re Fine.

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Her work is held in the private collections of Cobie Smulders, Trevor Linden, Grace Bonney, Christian Woo, Jodi Balfour, and Joy Cho. Pawlak received her BFA from NSCAD University and studied painting at both Montreal’s Concordia University and the Universidad de Las Americas in Cholula, Mexico.

From the Journal

From the Journal

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  • At Home
  • Casey in FiDi
  • We visited Casey DeBois, a Senior Designer at Homepolish, in her modern (yet cozy) apartment in the iconic New York by Gehry building.
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  • Inside the Studio
  • #UAtakeover with Zoë Pawlak
  • Zoë Pawlak took us through her studio practice and daily life for an #UAtakeover. Click through to see Zoë’s musings.
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  • Inside the Studio
  • Visit with Zoë Pawlak
  • Head north to visit the studio of Montreal-based painter Zoë Pawlak.
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  • In Good Company
  • Snowe
  • Part pop-up, part lab, and part playground, our friends at Snowe turned a Union Square loft into a haven for design.
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  • At Uprise
  • Tricks of the trade with Tina Rich
  • To kick off a new series highlighting some of the amazing designers we collaborate with, we sat down with New York-based designer Tina Rich.

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