Pamela Jorden

Pamela Jorden, Sun Set, 2018oil on linen48 x 48.75 inches, 121.92 x 123.83 cm
Pamela Jorden, BK, 2018oil on linen69 x 57 inches, 175.26 x 144.78 cm
Pamela Jorden, Leadlight, 2018acrylic, oil, and bleach on linenø 48 inches, ø 121.92 cm
Pamela Jorden, Delta, 2018oil on linen67.5 x 63.25 inches, 171.45 x 160.66 cm
Pamela Jorden, untitled, 2018oil on linenø 18 inches, ø 45.72 cm
Pamela Jorden, Pool, 2018oil on linenø 52 inches, ø 132.08 cm
Pamela Jorden, Cut Target, 2018oil on linenø 48 inches
Pamela Jorden, Ping, 2018oil on linen40 x 70 inches, 101.60 x 177.80 cm
Pamela Jorden, untitled, 2017graphite and oil on Linen ø 24 inches
Pamela Jorden, Foxfire, 2015oil and bleach on linen48 x 40 inches, 121.9 x 101.6 cm
Pamela Jorden, Corona, 2013oil and bleach on linendiameter 20 inches, diameter 50.8 cm
Pamela Jorden, Silver Target, 2011oil on silk20 x 20 inches, 50.8 x 50.8 cm
Pamela Jorden, Switchback, 2011oil on linen40 x 50 inches, 101.6 x 127 cm
Pamela Jorden, Intervals of Still Water, 2011oil on linen40 x 60 inches, 101.6 x 127 cm
Pamela Jorden, Echo Music, 2009oil on linen44 x 60 inches, 111.8 x 152.4 cm
Pamela Jorden, untitled, 2007oil on linen50 x 50 inches, 127 x 127 cm
Pamela Jorden, untitled, 2006oil on linen84 x 64 inches
Pamela Jorden, untitled, 2006oil on linen30 x 30 inches


Born 1969 in Knoxville, TN
Lives and works in Los Angeles, CA


MFA, California Institute of the Arts

BFA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville

Solo Exhibitions

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

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

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

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

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

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

Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

David Patton Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

New Paintings, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

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

Paintings, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

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

Two-person Exhibitions

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

Group Exhibitions

Synthesis: Some Abstraction in Los Angeles, Claremont Graduate University, East and Peggy Phelps Galleries, Claremont, CA. curated by Mario D. Vasquez

Carry the Bend, Brennan & Griffin, New York
Glass Tambourine, Guggenheim Gallery at Chapman University, Orange, CA

Selections: NYC, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art, San Luis Obispo, CA

Heliotrope, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, CA

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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)

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
CRG Presents Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, CRG, New York, NY

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

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

Time Lines, Signal 66 Artspace, Washington, DC

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

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

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

Line of Sight, Cool Ranch, Lancaster, CA


Baker, Kenneth, Pamela Jorden, ArtNews, January 2015

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

Van Proyen, Mark, Pamela Jorden, Art in America, December 2011
Van Proyen, Mark, Presence Past and Reverie Future: Thoughts on Recent Abstract Painting,, October 5, 2011
Scholz, Zachary Royer, Looking through Trees,, October 2011
Vasquez, Mario and Pamela Jorden (interview),

Gunn, Dan, Some Abstraction Occurs, Newcity Chicago, January 11 2008

Frank, Peter ‘Themes and Variations’ at the Torrance Art Museum, Artweek, p. 19, November 2007
Maine, Stephen, Pamela Jorden, Art in America, April 2007

Joyce, Julie, (Keep Feeling) Fascination, exhibition brochure, 2006
Satorius, Katherine, (Keep Feeling) Fascination, Artweek, June 2006

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

Jashinsky, Judy, Time Lines, exhibition catalogue, November 2003

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

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