Pam J. Brown

 
Pam J. Brown

Born in Bryn Mawr, PA
Lives and works in Stony Brook, NY
 
Education

1986   
MFA, Mason Gross School of Art, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ    
1984   
Rinehart School of Sculpture, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, MD
1982   
BFA, New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Honors, Awards and Grants

2015   
National Endowment for the Arts, Arts Engagement in American Communities, Individual Artist Stipend for Public Sculpture, Washington, DC
1999   
New York Foundation for the Arts, Special Opportunity Stipend, Stipend recipient: 1995 & 1998, NY
1991   
Southeastern College Art Conference, Individual Visual Artist Grant, University of Arkansas, Little Rock, AR
1990   
Division for Sponsored Research, Individual Artist Faculty Grant, University of Florida, Gainesville, FL
1988   
National Endowment for the Arts, Individual Artist Fellowship in Sculpture, Washington, DC
1987   
Zimpbaum Foundation Scholarship, Fine Arts Work Center, Provincetown, MA
1986   
Aye Simon Scholarship, Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Skowhegan, ME
1985   
New Jersey State Council of the Arts, Individual Artists fellowship in Sculpture, Trenton, NJ
1981   
Cybis Sculpture Award, New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, Alfred, NY

Artist Residencies and Fellowships

2014-16 
Mountain Lake Biological Station: ArtLab, University of Virginia, Artist-in-Residence, Pembroke, VA 
2013   
Virginia Center for the Creative Arts, Artist-in-Residence, Amherst, VA   
2012   
Gallery North, Artist-in-Residence, Setauket, NY
2009   
Fine Arts Work Center, Returning Fellow, Provincetown, MA
1986-88 
Fine Arts Work Center, Two-year Fellowship, Provincetown, MA
1986   
Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture, Full Tuition Scholarship, Skowhegan, ME

Public Sculpture

2015    
Dowling College, Sculptural Interactions @ Idle Hour, Oakdale, NY. National Endowment for the Arts, Artist Recipient for Arts Engagement in American Communities, Washington, DC
2001   
Preston’s of Ships & Sea, Footfalls, site-specific store front installation, Greenport, NY
2000   
Mather Hospital, 20th Annual Outdoor Sculpture Show, Port Jefferson, NY
1999   
Chesterwood Historic Preservation, Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood, Stockbridge, MA
1998   
Empire-Fulton Ferry State Park, Between the Bridges, Brooklyn, NY
1996   
Snug Harbor Cultural Center, In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors of the 90s, Staten Island, NY
1993   
Long Island University, C.W. Post Campus, Public Art Program 1985 - 1995, Brookville, NY
1992   
Walters State Community College, Sculpture Tour 92, Morristown, TN
1991   
The University of Tennessee, Sculpture Tour 1990-91, Knoxville, TN
1990   
Socrates Sculpture Park, Artists Choose Artists, Long Island City, NY
 
Selected Exhibitions *Solo

2017   
North Shore Artist Coalition: Studio Tour and Exhibition,The Garage, Stony Brook, NY
Studio 268 Gallery, Five @ 268 Art on Main, East Setauket, NY
George Marshall Store Gallery, York Museum, Take Flight, York, ME
*The Castleton Downtown Gallery, Castleton University,
The Final Cut, Rutland, VT
2016   
North Shore Artist Coalition: Studio Tour and Exhibition, The Garage, Stony Brook, NY
Gallery North, Local Color: Vanderbilt, Setauket, NY
Long Island Museum of American Art, Inspire, Stony Brook, NY
Reboli Center for Art & History, A Sense of Place, Stony Brook, NY 
2015   
The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Making of Sculptural Interactions @ Idle Hour, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY
Gallery North, Local Color: Then and Now, Setauket, NY
*ArtStrand, Cut Once, Provincetown, MA 
2014   
Provincetown Art Association and Museum,
A Century of Inspiration, Provincetown, MA
ArtStrand, 3D Show, Provincetown, MA 
9 East Contemporary, Clay/Paper Winter Invitational, Huntington, NY
2013 
The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Faculty Works, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY
*ArtStrand, Cutting With Scissors, Provincetown, MA 
2012
*ArtStrand, Above and Below, Provincetown, MA  
ACME Fine Art's, Provincetown Views, Provincetown, MA 
Hewitt Gallery of Art, Naturally, Marymount Manhattan College, Manhattan, NY
Gallery North, The Work of Women, Setauket, NY
2011   
The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Appearance (Dis) Appearance, Oakdale, NY
ArtStrand, Nine, Provincetown, MA
The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center, two-person exhibition, The Body Speaks, West Rutland, VT
2010   
George Marshall Store Gallery, York Museum, Common Thread, York, ME
Pelham Art Center, Home Sweet Home, Pelhem, NY
Omni Gallery, Selections, Uniondale, NY  
2009   
Briarcliff College Exhibit Hall, Patchogue Arts Biennial, Patchogue, NY
Gallery North, A Gardener’s World, Setauket, NY
2008   
Whitney Art Works, The New Recyclists, Portland, ME
The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Merge, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY
2007   
*Maurice N. Flecker Memorial Gallery, Sculpture, Suffolk County Community College, Selden, NY
ArtStrand, ArtStrand and Friends, Provincetown, MA
2006   
Gallery North, Natural Alchemy, Setauket, NY
2005   
Cedar Shake Studio, Art Bash, Stony Brook, NY
Gallery West, History of Women, Suffolk County Community College, Brentwood, NY
The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Tabula Rasa -Tabula Plena, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY
2002
The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Wire, Wax, Wood, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY
2001   
Dennis Art Museum, Former Fellows, Dennis, MA
2000   
The East End Arts Council, Sculpture: Three Views, Riverhead, NY
Whitney Art Works, The Object, Greenport, NY
The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Faculty Exhibition, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY
Saint John’s University Gallery, Faculty Exhibition, Saint John’s University, Jamaica, NY
1999   
J.D. Smith Gallery, Group Exhibition, Greenport, NY
*Second Street Gallery, Wire and Wood, Charlottesville, VA
Hudson D. Walker, Former Fellows, Provincetown, MA
Lamia Ink Gallery, Provincetown 100 Years, New York, NY
1998   
Heckscher Museum of Art; Bryant Library Gallery, Personal Archaeologies, Roslyn, NY
1997  
Islip Art Museum, Surface and Shadow, Abstraction Revisited, East Islip, NY
Mandeville Gallery, Drawing Into Sculpture, Union College, Schenectady, NY
Zoller Gallery, Sculpture, University of Pennsylvania, State College, PA
*Fayerweather Gallery, Sculptural Drawings, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
1996   
Green Gallery, Drawing Into Sculpture, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ
1994
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Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Wire and Wax, Provincetown, MA
1993   
Mill Pond Gallery, Sculpture Exhibition, Smithtown Arts Council, Smithtown, NY
1992   
Valencia Community College Art Gallery, Small Works, Orlando, FL
North Miami Center for Contemporary Art, Small Works, Miami, FL
The University Gallery, Art Faculty Show, Gainesville, FL
1991   
Museum of Fine Arts, Sculpture Exhibition, Dunedin, FL
The University Gallery, Art Faculty Show, Gainesville, FL
Valencia Community College, Small Works, Purchase Award, Orlando, FL
1990   
South Gallery, Sculpture Exhibition, Florida Community College, Jacksonville, FL
The Center of Modern Art, Two Person Exhibition, Gainesville, FL
The University Gallery, 25th Art Faculty Exhibition, Gainesville, FL
1989   
Twining Gallery, Provincetown Artists, West Broadway, New York, NY
1988  
*Fayerweather Gallery, Wire and Wood, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, VA
Provincetown Art Museum, Provincetown Artists, Provincetown, MA
Stedman Art Gallery, Southern New Jersey Artists: Part IV, Rutgers University, Camden, NJ
Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Two Person Show, Provincetown, MA
1987   
Morristown Art Museum, New Jersey State Council on the Arts Fellowship Exhibition, NJ
Hudson D. Walker Gallery, Totem, Provincetown, MA

Curatorial Projects: The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY *Exhibition Catalogue

Deconstructing the Landscape, installation by Jerri A. Castillo, October 29 – December 13, 2014 
Sight Specific, paintings by Nancy Bueti-Randall, Bruce Lieberman, Doug Reina, September 3 – October 18, 2014
Recuperation, sculpture by Pierre Cote, January 29 – March 15, 2014 
Multiple Choice, collage by Josette Urso, September 4 – October 12, 2013
Beyond the Garden Wall, retrospective of paintings by Michael Eade, January 30 – March 2, 2013
Sensory Observation: Spanning Realism and Abstraction, drawings by Dawn Lee and Lorena Salcedo-Watson, September 5 – October 13, 2012
Nots, sculpture and drawing by Claire Watson, June 5 – July 17, 2012
Body of Evidence, installation of paintings, photography and sculpture by Andrea Cote, January 29 – March 18, 2012
*Dowling College: Sites for Sculpture, co-curator Christina Strassfield, sculptures by Breon Dunigan, Dorothy Frankel, Elaine Grove, Gloria Kisch, Wendy Klemperer, Arden Scott, July 2011 – July 2013
Nature of Drawing, drawings by Eric Beltz, Hugo Crosthwaite, Matthew Fisher, Lisa Iglesias, Philip Knoll, Suzanne Sattler, Joseph Smolinski, January 23 – March 18, 2011
*52 Weeks II, installation by painter Roy Nicholson, October 31 – December 12, 2010
*The Poetics of Material, installation by sculptor Thomas Koole, March 21 – April 25, 2010
*Mapping the Body, prints by artist Catherine Bebout, November 1 – December 13, 2009 
*In Flux, In Bloom, paintings by Jung Hyang Kim, September 9 – October 18, 2009 
*The Living Classroom, installation by sculptor Lisa Hoke, March 22 – April 26, 2009 
*Endgame, paintings and drawings by Mel Pekarsky, January 11 – March 1, 2009
*Totems of Empire, drawings by Melanie Baker, October 26 – December 14, 2008  
*Infrastructure, photographs by Bryan Whitney, September 7 – October 12, 2008  
*Hot Shot, sculpture by Kimberley Hart, March 16 – April 27, 2008 
Of Bodies and Buildings, drawings by Joan Linder, October 28 – December 9, 2007 
*Cultural Convergence, paintings and drawings by Samira Abbassy, September 5 – October 14, 2007
Now Present at this Moment, installation by sculptor Ahn Pilyun, March 18 – April 29, 2007
*The Life of Paint, abstract expressionist painter Milton Resnick, October 22 – December 10, 2006  
*Breaking the Line, sculptures by Arden Scott, September 6 – October 8, 2006
*Woven Matter, sculptures and prints by Ruth Hardinger, March 19 – April 30, 2006
Between Body and Object, sculptures and paintings by Miriam Bloom, Jennifer Mazza, Margaret Murphy, Barbara Rachko, January 29 – March 5, 2006
Gestures of Humanity, paintings and sculpture by Sidney Goodman and Paul Marcus, October 30 – December 11, 2005
Surfacing, installation by Florence Neal, September 7 – October 16, 2005
The Living Classroom, installation by Janet Nolan, March 30 – May 1, 2005 
Cultural Vertigo, paintings by Megan Marlatt, February 13 – March 13, 2005
A Funny Feeling of Weightlessness, sculptures and paintings by Jenna Spevack, Bruce Busby, October 10 – November 14, 2004
Color and Cloth, by Faith Ringgold, July 11– September 26, 2004
*Mythos, Pathos, Thanatos, drawings by Sonia Melara, February 8 – March 7, 2004
*Visions, survey 20th Century Latin Art, collaboration Nassau County Museum, July 20 – September 21, 2003           
The Gordian Knot, installation by artist Thad Simerly, March 23 – April 27, 2003
Excerpts From the Labyrinth, drawings by Nancy Friedemann, February 9 – March 9, 2003
 
Selected Bibliography

Sutton, Heidi. “North Shore Artist Coalition.” The Village Times Herald. November 9, 2017
Sutton, Heidi. “Artist Showcase.” The Village Times Herald. November 3, 2017
Crain, Victoria. “The Final Cut.” Rutland Daily Herald. April 6, 2017
Jones, Rachel Elizabeth. “What Lies Between.” Seven Days. April 26, 2017
Redding, Kevin. “North Shore Artist Coalition.” November 10, 2016
Corbisiero, Loretta; Stephen Lamia, eds. Sculptural Interactions @ Idle Hour (exhibition catalogue). Oakdale, NY: Dowling College, 2015
Wahlert, Sue. “Local Color: Then and Now.” The Village Times Herald. October 8, 2015
Rogers, Pat. “Connecting Through Collaboration.” Long Island Pulse. October 2011
Baker, Alyson. Ivan Mestrovic, eds. Socrates Sculpture Park. New Haven: Yale University Press, 2006
Harrison, Helen A. “Natural Alchemy.” The New York Times. February 5, 2006
Brown, Pam; Stephen Lamia, eds. Tabula Rasa -Tabula Plena (exhibition catalogue). Oakdale, NY: The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Dowling College, 2005
Harrison, Helen A. “Sculpture: Three Views.” The New York Times. June 4, 2000
Harrison, Helen A. “Outdoor Sculpture Show.” The New York Times. July 2, 2000
Conner, Janis; Paul W. Ivory, eds. Contemporary Sculpture at Chesterwood 1999 (exhibition catalogue). Washington  DC: National Trust for Historic Preservation, 1999
Salisbury, Sandra, ed. Between the Bridges 1998 (exhibition catalogue). Brooklyn NY: Brooklyn Waterfront Artists Coalition, 1998
Harrison, Helen A. “Surface and Shadow: Abstraction Revisited.” The New York Times. October 26, 1997
Collischan, Judy. Public Art 1985 -1995 (exhibition catalogue). Brookville, NY: Long Island University, C.W. Post, 1995
Rubinstein, Charlotte Streifer. In Three Dimensions: Women Sculptors of the 90s (exhibition catalogue). Staten Island, NY: The Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, Snug Harbor Cultural Center, 1995
Willard, Carl, ed. Sculpture Tour 92 (exhibition catalogue). Morristown, TN: Walters State Community College, 1992
Newell, Mary. “Interview with Pamela Brown.” Southeastern College Art Conference Review, Volume XII. Number 2, 1992
Catterall, John, ed. Art Faculty Exhibition (exhibition catalogue). Gainesville, FL: University of Florida, 1991
Dodds, Jane. “Sculpture City," Art in America, January 1990, Number 1, p. 46-51
Mitchell, LeeAnn, ed. Knoxville Sculpture Tour (exhibition catalogue). Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee, 1990
Martignoni, Enrico, ed. Socrates Sculpture Park: Artists Choose Artists (exhibition catalogue). Long Island City, NY: Socrates Sculpture Park, 1988 NY
 
Employment

2017   
Art Consultant, Gallery North, Setauket, NY
2016   
Consultant, The Reboli Center for Art and History, Stony Brook, NY
2015-16 
Assistant Adjunct Professor of Sculpture, College of Staten Island, Staten Island, NY
2000-15 
Gallery Director, Curator, Faculty of Sculpture, Dowling College, Oakdale, NY
1998-00 
Associate Adjunct Professor of Sculpture, Saint John’s University, Jamaica, NY
1996   
Assistant Professor of Sculpture, sabbatical replacement, Kenyon College, Gambier, OH
1989-92 
Assistant Professor of Sculpture, tenure track, The University of Florida, Gainesville, FL

Visiting Artist

2017   
The Smithtown Township Arts Council, Juror of the Artist Showcase, Smithtown, NY
2016-18 
The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center, 3 Day Workshop and Lecture, Rutland, VT
2014   
The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center, 5 Day Workshop and Lecture, Rutland, VT
2012   
Gallery North, Workshop and Lecture, Setauket, NY
2011  
Adelphi University, Visiting Artist and Lecture, Garden City, NY
2009   
Maine College of Art, Lecture, Portland, ME
2006   
Gallery North, Artist Panel Discussion, Setauket, NY
2005  
Dowling College, The Anthony Giordano Gallery, Artist Panel Discussion, Oakdale, NY
2000   
Saint John’s University, Jamaica, NY
1999   
Second Street Gallery, Art Talk, Charlottesville, VA
1996   
Indiana University Bloomington, Visiting Artist and Lecture, Bloomington, IN    
Kenyon College, Visiting Artist and Lecture, Kenyon, OH
Louisiana State University, Visiting Artist and Lecture, Baton Rouge, LA
1992   
University of Florida, Visiting Artist and Lecture, Gainesville, FL
Valencia Community College, Juror of the Student Exhibition and Lecture, Orlando, FL
1991
University of Texas, Lecture, San Antonio, TX
Trinity University, Lecture, San Antonio, TX
New York State College of Ceramics, Alfred University, Visiting Artist and Lecture, Alfred, NY
 
Professional Activities 

2015-18 
Board Trustee, The Carving Studio & Sculpture Center, West Rutland, VT
Co-founder of the North Shore Art Coalition, Stony Brook, NY
LIMarts Planning Committee, The Long Island Museum Stony Brook, NY 
2013-15
Artist Advisory Committee, Gallery North, Stony Brook, NY