Articles by Paula

if you'd like to learn HOW TO DRAFT ANGLES WITHOUT PROTRACTORS, includes chart for 45-, 60- and 36-degree angles.

This article, "BEYOND THE CLASSROOM: Reflections on the Art of Teaching," provides insight into my teaching philosophy.

Articles about Paula

Link to an online article from Brut Force: Connection to Art through the Creation Process for Three Self-Taught Artists.

Link to an online article that appeared in Brut Force (previously Catapultian), March 24, 2015

Link to an August 21st, 2014 Radio Blog interview

From April 21-September 6, 2009, the American Folk Art Museum's first one person exhibition highlighting the work of a contemporary quilt artist was KALEIDOSCOPE QUILTS: The Art of Paula Nadelstern. "Paula Nadelstern has achieved international recognition for her innovative and complex designs inspired by the bilateral symmetry of kaleidoscopic images. Her artistic vision encompasses science, history, and tradition, expressed in crystalline patterns composed of slivers of jewel-like fabrics."

Organized by Stacy C. Hollander, senior curator and director of exhibitions 

Download the PDF of the installation images. 

Download the 28 page full color Exhibition Catalog (PDF, 6.6 megs)

American Craft, "Kaleidoscopic Quilts: Paula Nadelstern, by Pat Hickman and Gail Hovey, May 31, 2009

Art Net Magazine N.F. Karlins

WNYC: The Leonard Lopate Show: KALEIDOSCOPE QUILTS (August 20,  2009)

Watch quilt artist Bonnie Lyn McCaffery's conversation with Paula Nadelestern

Watch  Paula's Gallery Walk with Luana Rubin, co-owner of






Internationally renowned quilt maker Paula Nadelstern has spent over two decades capturing in cloth the excitement of the ever-changing relationships of color, pattern, light and texture of kaleidoscope images.
This is the last venue for this stunning exhibition featuring 19 contemporary quilts, 12 kaleidoscope quilt blocks by Nadelstern, an early 19th century star pattern quilt, contemporary kaleidoscopes and two rare early kaleidoscopes.



Dazzling quilts, contemporary art in two AAM  exhibits

Akron Leader  Publications
By Roger Durbin  DOWNTOWN AKRON — Kaleidoscope Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelstern ...  Works for Ohio are on view at the Akron Art Museum (AAM) into October.

Kaleidoscope  Quilts: The Art of Paula Nadelstern is on view at Akron Art  Museum through Oct. 2. Yet, she makes her living giving workshops  all over the ...