Pamela Jorden

Pamela Jorden, Heliotrope, 2020acrylic and oil on linen72 x 72 inches, 182.88 x 182.88 cm
Installation view, Reflector, at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, 2020
Pamela Jorden, Spine, 2020acrylic and oil on linen72 x 42 inches, 182.88 x 106.68 cm
Pamela Jorden, Blue Pool, 2019Acrylic and oil on linen44 Ø inches, 111.76 Ø cm
Pamela Jorden, untitled, 2018oil on linenø 30 inches, ø 76.20 cm
Installation view, Arm of the Sea, at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, 2018
Pamela Jorden, Dial, 2019acrylic and oil on linen24 ¾ × 24 ¼ inches, 62.87 × 61.60 cm
Installation view, Deep Sky Objects, at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, 2015
Installation view, Sun and Moon, at Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, 2011

Biography

b. 1969 in Knoxville, TN
lives and works in Los Angeles, CA

Education

1996
MFA, California Institute of the Arts

1992
BFA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Solo Exhibitions

2020
Window Prism Eyes, Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Reflector, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York

2019
Falling, Flowing, Still, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2018
Arm of the Sea, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York

2017
Sun Drawing Water, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2015
Deep Sky Objects, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York

2014
Monte Vista to Central, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2011
Sun and Moon, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York
Looking Through Trees, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2009
Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008
David Patton Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2006
New Paintings, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2005
project.1, Mason Gross Art Gallery, Rutgers University, New Brunswick, NJ

2004
Paintings, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2002
Future points once past, London Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA

Two-person Exhibitions

2019
The Day in the Night | Katy Cowan and Pamela Jorden, Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2016
Heliotrope | Pamela Jorden and John Pearson, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, CA

Group Exhibitions

2021
Flying Colors, curated by Dion Johnson, Contemporary Art Matters, Columbus, OH

2020
Brathwaite, Cheng, Coulis, Cowan, Dodge, Dove, Glabush, Huckaby, Jorden, Luck, O’Neill and Petit-Frère, Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Club Kirk, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
No More Land West, curated by David Bell and Visitor Welcome Center, Arm Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2019
Making Light @serioustopics, Barely Fair, Chicago, IL
Synthesis: Some Abstraction in Los Angeles, curated by Mario D. Vasquez, Claremont Graduate University, Peggy Phelps and East Galleries, Claremont, CA

2018
Take Up Space, Pizutti Collection, Columbus, OH
Genius Loci 6: Focus Los Angeles – Present Progressive, Seterah Gallery, Düsseldorf, Germany
Carry the Bend, Brennan & Griffin, New York
Glass Tambourine, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

2017
Wrong II, Post Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA
Selections: NYC, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA
Her California Continuum, 60 Wall Gallery, Deutsche Bank, New York
Small Painting, County Gallery,Palm Beach, FL

2016
Heliotrope, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, CA

2015
Around Flat, curated by William Staples, The Knockdown Center, Queens, New York
Made by Hand, curated by Heather Brown, Charlie James Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014
NOW-ISM: Abstraction Today, Pizzuti Collection, Columbus, OH

2013
Paper, AndrewShire Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Pamela Jorden, Alice Konitz, Jeff Ono, Samuel Freeman Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Forms of Abstraction, Irvine Fine Arts Center, Irvine, CA

2012
The Subterraneans, Torrence Art Museum, Torrence, CA
Summer Sun, curated by Hadley Holliday, Taylor de Cordoba, Los Angeles, CA

2011
Bon Voyage, WPA, Los Angeles, CA
SnowClones, Art Blog Art Blog, New York
Being There, UT Downtown Gallery, Knoxville, TN
The Working Title, Bronx River Art Center, Bronx, NY (catalog)

2010
One Year Anniversary Group Show, WPA, Los Angeles, CA
Swap Thing, WPA, Los Angeles, CA
Sun Zoom Spark, WPA, Los Angeles, CA (curator)

2009
Newman’s Subconscious, West Los Angeles College Art Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
An Exhibition of Selected Skills of the Unemployed, WPA, Los Angeles, CA

2008
Pruesspress, Rental Gallery, New York
Some Abstraction Occurs, curated by Tiffany Calvert, 65Grand, Chicago IL

2007
jerks, balks, outblurts, and jump-overs’, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA
Public Park, Antai Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Themes and Variations, New Abstraction in Los Angeles, Torrance Art Museum, Torrance, CA
Superfudge, Balmoral, Los Angeles, CA
Between the Clock and the Bed, David Patton Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA (curator)

2006
Jim and Rebecca [heart symbol] Painting, Pasadena City College Gallery, Pasadena, CA
Reality is an Activity of the Most August Imagination, Rental Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
(Keep Feeling) Fascination: Recent Abstract Painting in Los Angeles, Luckman Gallery, California State University, Los Angeles, CA (catalog)
CRG Presents Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, CRG, New York

2005
The Picture I Carry in My Head, Cirrus Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2004
31+ Flavors, Antai Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Art For Kerry, Sister Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
July Indies, Gallery Augusta, Chicago, IL
Mail in Show, London Street Projects, Los Angeles, CA
The Next Wave, The Black Dragon Society Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2003
Time Lines, Signal 66 Artspace, Washington, DC (catalog)

2001
Saturation, Project Gallery at the Brewery, Los Angeles, CA
Stone Soup, Three Day Weekend, Los Angeles, CA

2000
Studio 870, Los Angeles, CA
Fricxtion, Centre d’Art microscopique de Paris, Paris, France
Cellar Dweller, Studio 870, Los Angeles, CA

1999
One Night Stand, Park Plaza Lodge, Los Angeles, CA

1998
Line of Sight, Cool Ranch, Lancaster, CA

Publications

2016
Glenn Adamson and Julia Bryan-Wilson, Art in the Making: Artists and their Materials from the Studio to Crowdsourcing (New York: Thames and Hudson, 2016) 51.

2015
Pamela Jorden 2004 – 2014, London: Black Dog Publishing, 2015.

Bibliography

2020
David Rhodes, “Pamela Jorden: Reflector”, The Brooklyn Rail, June.

2015
Baker, Kenneth, “Pamela Jorden”, ArtNews, January.

2013
Tuck, Geoff, “Peripheral Vision and Conversation with Pam Jorden”, Notesonlooking, July 21.
Nair, Kaveri, “Alice Konitz, Pamela Jorden, Jeff Ono, Critics’ Picks”, Artforum, May.

2011

Van Proyen, Mark, “Pamela Jorden”, Art in America, December 2011.
Van Proyen, Mark, “Presence Past and Reverie Future: Thoughts on Recent Abstract Painting”, Squarecylindar.com, Oct. 5.
Scholz, Zachary Royer “Looking Through Trees”, Artpractical.com, September 2011.
Maine, Stephen, “Variety Trumps Argument at the Bronx River Art Center”, Artcritical, April 23.

2010
Vasquez,Mario, “Mario Vasquez and Pamela Jorden (interview)”, Super Mario’s Art: Fine Art in the Fast Lane, mariosartworld.blogspot.com.

2008
Gunn, Dan, “Some Abstraction Occurs”, Newcity Chicago, January 11.

2007

Frank, Peter, “ ‘Themes and Variations’ at the Torrance Art Museum”, Artweek,  p. 19. November.
Maine, Stephen, “Pamela Jorden”, Art in America, April.

2006
Satorius, Katherine,“(Keep Feeling) Fascination”, Artweek, June.

2004
Maine, Stephen, “Dateline Brooklyn”, Artnet, December 14.
Pence, Elizabeth, “The Next Wave”, Artweek, May, p.21.

2000
Free Spirits, Los Angeles Times Magazine, p. 27, September 24.

1998
Ravenelle, Rex, “Cool Ranch“, Finger, Newsletter for Contemporary Cultural Phenomena, p. 3, October.
Haas, Florian and Martin Schmidl, Greater Los Angeles (interview), Hausser, Frankfurt, Germany, p. 125

Press

Exhibitions