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about

Currently in a mixed exhibition at ca gallery –  Coolum  

Born Nhill, Western Victoria, Australia.      Studio – Sunshine Coast, Queensland, Australia

A diploma in Commercial Illustration at Brisbane Central  Technical College – now QUT, followed by a career as a graphic artist in various Advertising Agencies until completing a Fine Art degree at the Brisbane Institute of Art.

Pam has had 15 solo exhibitions, 2 man and 4 man shows to date and many selected exhibitions. She has won numerous awards in both painting and sculpture, spanning her Fine Art career. Her bold contemporary style depicts the landscape in various guises. Natural disasters like  bush fires and floods – subjects Pam finds compelling – are expressed gestural marks – a response to the landscape – in watercolour, acrylics and mixed media on paper and stretched canvases

Her work is in Public, Private and Corporate collections, throughout Australia and overseas.  She has exhibited in Japan, and South Korea, where she participated in an artist exchange program with the International Creative Community.  She facilitated environment related workshops with the Brisbane City Council.  Paintings throughout the Greenslopes Private Hospital and others including both the Private and Public Sunshine Coast University Hospitals and Royal Brisbane Women’s Hospital.

Pam collaborates with artist Yanni Van Zijl under the name of Art forARTsake on environmental installation art for Festivals and events

President of the Queensland Wildlife Artists Society in the 1980s.                President of the Society of Sculptors, Queensland. 1994, 1995.

Artists exchange – ICCA, Ulsan, South Korea 2006/2007     Selected as one of 15 artists to represent Australia for the past 3 years for International Fabriano in Aquarello exhibition in Italy