Paula Hayes, born 1958 in Concord, Massachusetts, is an American visual artist and designer who works with sculpture, drawing, installation art, botany, and landscape design. She has lived and worked in New York City for over two decades and is known for her terrariums and other living artworks, as well as her large-scale public and private landscapes.
Hayes received an M.F.A. from Parsons, The New School for Design in New York City in 1989 and a BS from Skidmore College in Saratoga Springs, NY in 1987. She has exhibited in New York City at the Museum of Modern Art, Lever House, The Fawbush Gallery, Salon 94, and Marianne Boesky Gallery; the Tang Museum in Saratoga
Springs, NY; the Wexner Center for the Arts in Columbus, Ohio; the Museum of Contemporary Art, Los Angeles; the Schaffhausen Museum in Schaffhausen, Switzerland; Galerie fur Landscaftkunst in Hamburg, Germany; The Patricia Low Galerie in Gstaad, Switzerland; and Eigen and Art in Berlin, Germany, among many others.