b. 1969 in Knoxville, TN
lives and works in Los Angeles, CA
MFA, California Institute of the Arts
BFA, University of Tennessee, Knoxville
Window Prism Eyes, Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Reflector, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York
Falling, Flowing, Still, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Arm of the Sea, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York
Sun Drawing Water, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Deep Sky Objects, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York
Monte Vista to Central, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Sun and Moon, Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, New York
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
The Day in the Night | Katy Cowan and Pamela Jorden, Philip Martin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA
Heliotrope | Pamela Jorden and John Pearson, Visitor Welcome Center, Los Angeles, CA
Flying Colors, curated by Dion Johnson, Contemporary Art Matters, Columbus, OH
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
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
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
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
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, New York
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
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 (catalog)
CRG Presents Klaus von Nichtssagend Gallery, CRG, New York
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 (catalog)
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
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.
Pamela Jorden 2004 – 2014, London: Black Dog Publishing, 2015.
David Rhodes, “Pamela Jorden: Reflector”, The Brooklyn Rail, June.
Baker, Kenneth, “Pamela Jorden”, ArtNews, January.
Tuck, Geoff, “Peripheral Vision and Conversation with Pam Jorden”, Notesonlooking, July 21.
Nair, Kaveri, “Alice Konitz, Pamela Jorden, Jeff Ono, Critics’ Picks”, Artforum, May.
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.
Vasquez,Mario, “Mario Vasquez and Pamela Jorden (interview)”, Super Mario’s Art: Fine Art in the Fast Lane, mariosartworld.blogspot.com.
Gunn, Dan, “Some Abstraction Occurs”, Newcity Chicago, January 11.
Frank, Peter, “ ‘Themes and Variations’ at the Torrance Art Museum”, Artweek, p. 19. November.
Maine, Stephen, “Pamela Jorden”, Art in America, April.
Satorius, Katherine,“(Keep Feeling) Fascination”, Artweek, June.
Maine, Stephen, “Dateline Brooklyn”, Artnet, December 14.
Pence, Elizabeth, “The Next Wave”, Artweek, May, p.21.
Free Spirits, Los Angeles Times Magazine, p. 27, September 24.
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