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Pamela Valfer
updated: 09/09/2013
website: www.pamelavalfer.com
 
   
 
 
     
 
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Landscape Simulation: The Shining/Gilligan's Island/Magnum PI
Landscape Simulation: The Shining/Gilligan's Island/Magnum PI (detail)
Landscape Simulation: Wisconsin Dells (The Sugar Bowl)/Brownshill Dolmen, County Carlow, Ireland
Landscape Simulation: Gordale Scar, North Yorkshire England/Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, Germany
DETAIL Landscape Simulation: Gordale Scar, North Yorkshire England/Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, Germany
Installation Image
ad infinitum
ad infinitum (detail)
ad infinitum (installation image)
Set #1: Cabrini Green/Good Times (installation image)
Set #1: Cabrini Green/Good Times (detail)
Set #1: Cabrini Green/Good Times (detail)
Riverside Plaza; Composition No. II; Composition with Blue and Yellow (installation image)
Riverside Plaza; Composition No. II; Composition with Blue and Yellow
Riverside Plaza; Composition No. II; Composition with Blue and Yellow (detail)
 
Portfolio Keywords:  social criticism, conceptual, humor, text, nature, fantasy, psychological, process, kitsch
 
 
Landscape Simulation: The Shining/Gilligan's Island/Magnum PI by Pamela Valfer
Landscape Simulation: The Shining/Gilligan's Island/Magnum PI
Graphite on paper
2012
48 " x  48 " 
Landscape Simulation: The Shining/Gilligan's Island/Magnum PI (detail) by Pamela Valfer
Landscape Simulation: The Shining/Gilligan's Island/Magnum PI (detail)
Graphite on paper
2012
0 " x  0 " 
Landscape Simulation: Wisconsin Dells (The Sugar Bowl)/Brownshill Dolmen, County Carlow, Ireland by Pamela Valfer
Landscape Simulation: Wisconsin Dells (The Sugar Bowl)/Brownshill Dolmen, County Carlow, Ireland
Graphite on paper
2012
19" x  28" 
Landscape Simulation: Gordale Scar, North Yorkshire England/Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, Germany by Pamela Valfer
Landscape Simulation: Gordale Scar, North Yorkshire England/Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, Germany
Graphite on paper
2011
10.5" x  14" 
DETAIL Landscape Simulation: Gordale Scar, North Yorkshire England/Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, Germany by Pamela Valfer
DETAIL Landscape Simulation: Gordale Scar, North Yorkshire England/Checkpoint Charlie, Berlin, Germany
Graphite on paper
2011
10.5" x  14" 
Installation Image by Pamela Valfer
Installation Image
Graphite on paper
2012
Dimensions variable
ad infinitum  by Pamela Valfer
ad infinitum
Graphite on venetian plaster
2013
48" x  28" 
ad infinitum (detail) by Pamela Valfer
ad infinitum (detail)
Graphite on venetian plaster
2013
48" x  48" 
ad infinitum (installation image) by Pamela Valfer
ad infinitum (installation image)
Graphite on venetian plaster
2013
0" x  0" 
Set #1: Cabrini Green/Good Times (installation image) by Pamela Valfer
Set #1: Cabrini Green/Good Times (installation image)
Graphite on paper
2013
108" x  96" 
Set #1: Cabrini Green/Good Times (detail) by Pamela Valfer
Set #1: Cabrini Green/Good Times (detail)
Graphite on paper
2013
108" x  96" 
Set #1: Cabrini Green/Good Times (detail) by Pamela Valfer
Set #1: Cabrini Green/Good Times (detail)
Graphite on paper
2013
108" x  96" 
Riverside Plaza; Composition No. II; Composition with Blue and Yellow (installation image) by Pamela Valfer
Riverside Plaza; Composition No. II; Composition with Blue and Yellow (installation image)
Graphite and Acrylic on Denril
2013
16" x  12" 
Riverside Plaza; Composition No. II; Composition with Blue and Yellow  by Pamela Valfer
Riverside Plaza; Composition No. II; Composition with Blue and Yellow
Graphite and Acrylic on Denril
2013
16" x  12" 
Riverside Plaza; Composition No. II; Composition with Blue and Yellow (detail) by Pamela Valfer
Riverside Plaza; Composition No. II; Composition with Blue and Yellow (detail)
Graphite and Acrylic on Denril
2013
Dimensions variable

Artist Statement

I am interested in monumentality, mediation and simulations of the “real”. 

 

Artist Bio / CV

EDUCATION

2002       M.F.A.      University of Minnesota

1994       B.F.A.       Minneapolis College of Art and Design

SOLO and TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

2012 "Common Place," Occupy Space, eva International Biennial of Visual Art, Limerick, Ireland

"Exactitude", Burnet Art Gallery an Le Meridien Chambers Hotel, Mpls, MN 

"Alternative Futures", Soo Visual Art Center, Mpls, MN 

"Whale Disco Ocean Party" collaboration with Roxanne Jackson, Art of This!, Mpls, MN 

"Untitled”, GrayDuck Gallery, Austin TX

 2009  Local Fauna”, The Phipps Center for the Arts, Hudson, WI

 2008  Local Fauna” Umber Studios, Minneapolis, MN

2000  Current Works”,Space Shower Gallery, Shimokitazawa-Prefecture, Tokyo, Japan

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2011 "CubeOPEN 2011", Cube Center For The Urban Built Environment, University of Salford, Manchester, England

"tete a tete a tete", Burren College of Art, Ballyvaughn, Ireland

Peacock Free Art Booth (e)merge Art Fair, Washington DC 

2008 "Order, Happiness and Other Fictional Perceptions", Fox Tax, Mpls, MN  

"St. Paul vs. Minneapolis", Altered Esthetics, Mpls MN

2007 "Mush, Mush, Masculinity", Ephemeral Space, ACVR Wharehouse, St. Paul, MN 

 2006 "Juried Show - Open Door 2", Rosalux Gallery, Juror: Kathleen Kvern, Proj. Manager Minnesota Artsist Online/Walker Art Center, Minneapolis, MN 

"Faculty Exchange Show", Minnetonka Center for the Arts, Minnetonka MN

"Four", Rogue Buddha Gallery, Minneapolis, MN 

2005 "I Can't Live If Living Is Without You: Celebrity Death", 603 Space, Minneapolis, MN 

"Pearl - Tsunami Art Aid Show", Dante's Upstairs Gallery, Melbourne, Australia

2004 "Directions for Use (Collaboration with Allison Hiltner on the The Brain Protein System Infomercial", Spike Gallery, NYC

2003 "We are all Messengers", Foundry Gallery, Melbourne Australia

RESIDENCIES/GRANTS

2012   Walker Art' Center Ingenuity Award 

2009    Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant 

2005    Vermont Studio Center                                                            Bush Education Grant