Pamela Parsons is a guitar, piano and art teacher and a painter of places and people, real and imaginary, impressionist and abstract. Pamela works in acrylics, oils, watercolor, and mixed media to capture the essence of her subject. Since 1994, Pamela’s work has evolved from impressionist to abstract in nature.
Pamela’s art education, though primarily from self-study, also includes studies in drawing and portraiture at Millersville University, painting at Arcadia University, art history at Old Dominion University and watercolor at Abington and Doylestown Art Centers. Pamela has completed 21 fine art credits in drawing, design, photography, digital art and painting at the Hicks Art Center, Bucks County Community College. Pamela graduated from Arcadia University with a Master’s degree in Counseling Psychology.
Pamela is a lifelong musician and teaches classical, acoustic and fingerstyle guitar including rock, pop, folk and classical and beginning piano.
Pamela accepts commissions for landscape, portrait, still life, and abstract paintings. Commissions have included painting and print fundraisers for Deep Run Presbyterian in Bedminster, PA and Our Lady of Mount Carmel in Doylestown, PA.
Selected Exhibits and Shows
Chimayo Gallery, Perkasie, PA
Women’s Caucus for Art Women Do It Postcard Exhibition 2015
Ceres Gallery, Chelsea, NYC, 1st National Square Show 2015
Philadelphia Stories Literary Magazine June 2015
Byers Choice Bucks Fever Juried Exhibition 2015, 2014
New Hope Art League Juried Show 2015
18th Annual George Bramhall Memorial Art Exhibition and Sale 2014
New Hope Arts Juried Members Exhibition 2014
Friends of the Delaware Canal Juried Show 2014, 2013
Stover Mill Annual Open Juried Show 2014, 2013, two person show, October 2004
Long Beach Island Foundation of the Arts National Juried Show 2009
Tinicum Arts Festival 2015, 2014, 2009 Watercolor Award, 2000-2005
Phillips Mill Juried Art Exhibition, 2002 Award for Best Impressionist Landscape, 2004, 2003.
Artsbridge National Juried Show 2003, 2002, 1999, Member’s Show 2015
Pennsylvania Watercolor Society National Juried Show 2000.
Louisa Melrose Gallery Anniversary Show 2001, First Place Award in Watercolor
Sellersville Gallery in the Park 2003, 2002 Second Place Mixed Media
Greetings Show Invitational 2002, Mixed Media Gallery
New Hope Arts Commission Regional Juried Art Exhibition 2000
Doylestown Art League Juried Show 2004, 2003, 2002 Second place oils, 1997-2001
Oreland Art Center Open Juried Show 2000
Peddlers Village Juried Arts Festival 2003
Woodmere Art Museum Members Exhibition 1998-2001
Doylestown Arts Festival 2002-2004