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Artist Pamela Wilde


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Biography


 
Pamela Lofgren-Wilde is a native of Chicago but has resided in Maryland for over twenty years. Pamela received her formal training at the Chicago-based American Academy of Art and graduated with a degree in Advertising Design and Illustration.  Her early career was spent in Tacoma, Washington where she worked for the Tacoma News Tribune from 1984 to 1989. While employed with the Tacoma News Tribune she worked extensively in advertising design and editorial illustration creating original art for weekly publication.
In the early 1990’s Pamela took a break from her professional aspirations to raise her family, but continued to extensively grow and further expand her artistic horizons. Evolving as a portrait artist she studied intensively through adult continued education, mentorship and independent study.
 
When not out doors plein-air painting, Pamela works from her home studio and is currently represented by Artists Emporium Gallery in Havre de Grace Maryland where she also keeps studio space.
 
Working in oils and from direct observation her subject matter is varied. Pamela’s true passion lies in the many and varied challenges presented by the portrait, figure and plein-air landscape.
 
Pamela recently completed a one-year community portrait project. Portraits from Havre de Grace culminated in a solo exhibition of 120 paintings that where created in a live three-hour Alla-Prima session. Exhibited at Artists Emporium March – April 2019 and later at the World Trade Center Baltimore May – June 2019.
 
Pamela Lofgren-Wilde is available for commissioned work and enjoys working with clients to produce one of a kind works.
 
Education:
American Academy of Art class of 1983 • Advertising and Design
Maryland Institute of Art  • Life Drawing 1993
Maryland Institute College of Art • Computer skills for the Design Professional 1995
Harford Community College * Oil painting with Mellissa Shatto 1996
Pierce Community College Tacoma, WA • Oil painting William Raddis 1985
Mentorship: Judith Simons MFA MICA
 
Professional memberships:
Maryland Society of Portrait Painters, Accredited [...]

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