PARADICE PALASE is an arts platform promoting the democratization of the art world for creators and patrons. We support emerging artists and foster accessible arts patronage by producing apparel editions, curating online art collections for sale, hosting virtual programs, and managing a private studio building with an exhibition space. Our platform is also built in part around a members network of creatives living across the United States.
Founded in 2017 by Kat Ryals and Lauren Hirshfield, the platform first operated as a curatorial effort out of the basement of Kat’s apartment in Brooklyn, NY. They first connected after each recognizing barriers to entry for artists and collectors in the contemporary art landscape. To the founders, PARADICE PALASE is the love child of DIY and art world utopia, with a flare of the bold and brilliant.