American, born 1954, lives San Francisco
1995 M.A., Art History, Theory and Criticism, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago
1978 School of Visual Arts, NY
1976 B.A. Fine Arts, University of California, Berkeley
1974 Boston University
2005 Hard to Remember, Easy to Forget moniquemeloche, Chicago
2004 Before and After Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA
2002 Home and Away moniquemeloche, Chicago, IL
1992 Drawings, Dart Gallery, Chicago IL
1987 David Wright Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts
1985 New Mexico Landscape, Tower Gallery, NY
Recent Paintings, The Small Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico
Selected Group Exhibitions
2007 Pacific Light: California Watercolor Refracted, 1907 - 2007 Gallery at San Francisco State University, CA (traveling to Sweden Fall 2007)
The Landscape of War: Transformation of the familiar San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art, CA
2006 The Unhomely. Phantom scenes in global society, International Biennial of Contemporary
Art of Seville (BIACS), Seville, Spain. Curated by Okwui Enwezor.
Particulate Matter. Mills College Art Museum. Oakland, CA. Curated by Glen Helfand.
Air, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY. Curated by Amy Sillman.
The Brighter Day, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY.
2006 The Brighter Day, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY
2005 Photoo: The Subvention and Subversion of Photography, Oakland Art Gallery, CA
2001 mixer, moniquemeloche, Chicago, IL,
2000 Homewrecker, moniquemeloche, Chicago, IL,
Abstract Variations: Six Chicago Painters, Sonnenschein Gallery, Lake Forest, IL
1998 Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1996 Plane Speak: Contemporary Abstraction in Illinois, Chicago Cultural Center
1995 SKEW: The Unruly Grid, Gallery 400, The University of Illinois at Chicago, Chicago, IL
Content of Abstraction, (traveling) Illinois Art Gallery, Thompson Center, Chicago, IL
Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL., Gahlberg Gallery, College of Du Page, IL
Wanderlust, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL
Chicago Abstract Painters, Evanston Arts Center, Evanston IL
1994 Sazama Gallery, Chicago, IL,
The Leaf, the Blossom or the Bole, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL
1993 Abstract: Chicago, Klein Gallery, Chicago, IL
1992 Nine Women, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
1991 Ledis-Flam Gallery, NY
1990 The Chicago Show, The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL
1988 The Landscape, The Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven CT
1987 Ten Downtown, Tweed Gallery, NY
1976 Eisner Foundation Exhibit, Berkeley Museum, California
2007 Demos, T.J. The 2nd International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville. ArtForum.
March p. 310-311.
2006 The Unhomely. Phantom scenes in global society, International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville (BIACS), Seville, Spain. Curated by Okwui Enwezor. (catalogue)
Payton, Brenda. Art explores world at tipping point. Environment, cultural changes inspire Mills exhibit. The Oakland Tribune. Sept. 22.
Taylor, Robert. Mills gallery sets metaphorical environment. ContraCostaTimes. Sept. 14.
Baker, Kenneth. Calamities transformed at Mills. San Francisco Chronicle. Sept. 9.
Helfand, Glen. Particulate Matter catalogue. Mills College Art Museum. Oakland, CA.
Goodbody, Bridget. “Review: Air, Monya Rowe through July 28”. Time Out New York, Issue 562, July 6-12.
Johnson, Ken. “Air.” The New York Times, Weedkend Arts Section. July 7
Grabner, Michelle. “Review: Pamela Wilson.” ArtUS, Issue 12, March/April, p 20.
Harper’s Magazine, (reproduction), "Melee 1" February, page 20
Weinberg, Lauren. "Pamela Wilson: Hard to Remember, Easy to Forget", Time Out Chicago,
Issue 44: Dec 29, 2005
2005 Baker, Ken. “Sometimes we wish for more, sometimes less,” San Francisco Chronicle
Saturday, August 20 p. E10 (reproduction)
Helfand, Glen. “Pamela Wilson/Gallery Paule Anglim”, Artforum, March, p. 243. (photo)
2002 Artner, Alan. “Pamela Wilson Opts for the Representational,” Chicago Tribune, Feb 22, p. 26.
1996 Hixson, Katherine. “Plane Speak”, New Art Examiner, March, p.36.
1995 Riddell, Jennifer. “The Content of Abstraction”, New Art Examiner, Summer, p. 45 (photo)
1995 Grey, Lori. Chicago Tribune, May 5, section 7, p. 24, (photo).
1994 Artner, Alan. “Abstract Painters Take Cue From Nature,” Chicago Tribune, April 7, p. 9.
Green, Nick. “An Unnatural View of Nature”, Voices, The University of Chicago’s Arts and
Entertainment Journal, April 26.
1989 Laurant, Amy. Santa Fe Reporter, September 4, p. 22.
Grants, Fellowships, and Awards
2007 Residency in printmaking, San Jose Institute of Contemporary Art
2003 Residency, YADDO, Saratoga Springs, NY
1982 Fellowship, The Ossabow Island Foundation, Georgia, May
1976 Eisner Foundation Award and Grant, University of California, Berkeley
Visiting Artist Positions
1999 California College of Arts and Crafts, Graduate Critiques, (Lecture)
1994 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Faculty Interlink, (Lecture)
1993 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Faculty Interlink, (Lecture)
1992 University of Illinois, Chicago, Graduate Critiques, May.
1991 Bennington College, Vermont, Graduate Critiques, April. (Lecture)
1990 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Graduate Critiques, Spring.
University of Illinois, Chicago, Graduate Critiques, May.
1988 Wesleyan University, CT., Undergraduate Critiques. March. (Lecture)
Professional and Teaching Experience
2004 San Francisco Art Institute, Graduate Seminar, Fall.
1999- 2000 The California College of Arts and Crafts
1997-1998 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Graduate Advisor.
1997 Visiting Artist, The University of Chicago, Midway Studios, Graduate Advisor.
1996-1997 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Graduate Advisor.
1996 Visiting Artist, The American Academy in Rome, Italy, February - June.
1991 The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Fall.
1989 The Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, CT, Winter-Spring.
1979-1981 The Juilliard School, NY, Instructor in the apprentice program, Scenic Arts.
The MacArthur Foundation