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BIO

Pamela Council artist bio

 photo: Imagine

photo: Imagine

Pamela Carmen Council is an exuberant, outspoken change agent. She brings to light under-examined narratives through sculpture, installation, invention, intervention, printed matter, long form email, jokes, style, and performance. Pamela has created commissions for Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and the Studio Museum in Harlem. Her work has been featured at Williams College Museum of Art, African American Museum of Philadelphia, VOLTA and MoCADA. She earned a B.A. from Williams College, where, as a native New Yorker, she was a Merrill Lynch 9/11 Hopes & Dreams Scholar, and an M.F.A. from Columbia University, where she received the Toby Devan Lewis Award. Pamela was a participant in Adidas Group’s Global Footwear Creation Trainee Program. Pamela has been an Artist-in-Residence at Bemis Center, Rush Arts Gallery, Mana Contemporary, Catwalk Artist Project, and Wassaic Project. She is a recipient of the 2017 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters & Sculptors Grant.