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Artist Statement

Los Angeles artist Pam Douglas has been well reviewed in shows including a large installation in the California African American Museum and at the Los Angeles County Museum of Art. 

Art critic Shana Nys Dambrot wrote in the Huffington Post review of her 2016 show: “Pam Douglas has an alchemical gift for transmogrifying materials beyond their conventional aspects in the service of emotionally rich, conceptually profound mixed media works that bridge the divide between gestural abstraction and allegorical narrative.” 

Her work was also critically acclaimed by Scarlet Cheng, contributor to the Los Angeles Times: “Pam Douglas adeptly combines drawing, painting and assemblage. …Her work so often expresses the universal polarities that define human existence. This cycle is joyful and sublime.”

Art critic James Bae wrote: “These paintings are stunning … never repetitive but endlessly unpredictable… distinct and unfolding their own vigorous abstraction…” 

And in Art Ltd Magazine, reviewer Simone Kussatz wrote, “Images emerge, radiating a source of light that makes them feel alive.” 

Recent Solo and Juried Shows Include: 

2016 – “Rhythms,” solo, TAG Gallery
at Bergamot Station
2016 – Artcore Annual Competition and Exhibition, The Brewery
2016 – Hillcrest Center for the Arts, juried
2016 – Lampourage Gallery, The Brewery, juried
2015 -- “Galaxies,” solo, TAG Gallery at Bergamot Station
2015 – Arena One Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, juried
2014 – “The Long Thread,” solo, TAG Gallery at Bergamot Station
2014 – The Foundry, Santa Barbara, CA
2014 – Arena One Gallery, Santa Monica, CA, juried
2014 – Gallery Five08, Santa Monica, CA, juried
2013 -- “The Life of Air,” solo, TAG Gallery at Bergamot Station
2013 -- “Fire and Water,” solo, Gallery 417, Los Angeles
2012 – 6-month exhibit, The California African American Museum
2012 - “The Life of Fire,” solo, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station
2011 – “The Life of Water,” solo, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station
2010 – “The Seekers Series” solo, TAG Gallery, Bergamot Station,
2009 – “The Sepia Series” solo, TAG Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 2009 – Los Angeles County Museum of Art (LACMA) S&R Gallery
2009 -- TarFest (Juror: H. Wolff, Dir. of Contemporary Art, LACMA)
2008 – I5 Gallery, Brewery Art Complex, L.A. (Juror: Matt Gleason) 

Associations:
Los Angeles Art Association | Gallery 825
Women Painters West

Education:
Vassar College, B.A. – English, Art History, Studio Art
Columbia University, Masters – Painting, Art Ed
Art Students League of NY – Drawing
Cornell University – Post-grad classes in Asian art

Current Employment: Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts

www.pamdouglasart.com