Paula Crevoshay, of Crevoshay in Albuquerque, New Mexico, is an internationally recognized fine jewelry artist who composes empyreal designs inspired by beauty in nature and light refraction within gemstones. Paula earned her undergraduate honors degree from VCU in Richmond, Virginia and her Master of Arts degree with honors in painting and sculpture from the University of Wisconsin in 1977. Known as the “Queen of Color,” Paula has created numerous works displayed in the Smithsonian, the GIA Museum, the Carnegie Museum of Natural History, the Lizzardo Museum and the Headley Whitney Museum. Her work is found in national and international private and public collections, including the British Council of the Arts. Paula is a member of the American Gem Society and the American Jewelry Design Council. In 2005 she won second place in the gold/platinum category in the Saul Bell Design Award competition for her necklace "Spring Rain."