Pamela Irving has a Bachelor of Education and Master of Arts from the University of Melbourne. Pamela has been a fulltime exhibiting artist since 1981. She has exhibited widely throughout Australia as well as in Hong Kong, Russia, Japan, Italy, France and the USA. Selected collections include, Museums Victoria, Bars Collection Russia, Art Bank, The City Museum of Ravenna, Italy, Regional Gallery Collections, Municipal Collections, and University Collections. Pamela originally trained in ceramics and sculpture. She has been the recipient of several Arts Victoria and Australia Council Grants and Winner of the Shepparton Australia Day Award for Ceramics in 1994. Pamela works across media and her pieces adorn many public spaces in Melbourne and afar. They include the mosaic façade of the Luna Palace Building, Luna Park Melbourne and Larry La Trobe, the bronze dog standing in front of Melbourne’s Town Hall, large scale ceramic mural at the Shanghai American School, Shanghai and many other sculptures and murals around Melbourne. Pamela is based in Bentleigh, Melbourne where she has a large studio and gallery space. Pamela’s works are quirky and irreverent and she has created a niche market for her works both in the public and private domains.
Above image: Mr Hanky Panky & His Seven Deadly Sins (installation shot at Craft ACT), 2018, Porcelain, Ceramic, Mosaic, Glas., Photo: Brenton McGeachie
Cover image: Mr Hanky Panky & His Seven Deadly Sins, "Envy", (installation shot at Craft ACT), 2018, Porcelain, Ceramic, Mosaic, Glass. Photo: Brenton McGeachie