Paige DeVries is a New Orleans–based painter whose work examines the interface between people, plants, and the suburban environment of her neighborhood and city. DeVries grew up in Anchorage, Alaska, where she developed an appreciation and reverence for nature that continues to impact her artistic sensibilities and interests. DeVries’s paintings have been shown locally and nationally, most notably at Art Basel in Miami Beach. Her work is published in the 2023 issue of New American Paintings 2023. She is a recipient of the Florence Leif Grant, RISD Trustees’ Scholarship, and the Anderson Ranch Arts Center Brooks Fellowship. DeVries received her BFA from the Rhode Island School of Design in 2013 and is currently pursuing her MFA at the University of New Orleans, graduating in Spring 2024, where she also teaches undergraduate drawing courses.