Pam Sutherland

Dotting My I with your Egg
29″x18″; mixed media on paper; 2014

Pam Sutherland
Richmond, Virginia, USA


I am interested in the space between sentiment and formalism, between beauty and its shadow. My works on paper, by appropriating and adding to the collected evidence of my life, pay homage to art’s unique ability to give permanence to the fleeting.


Pam Sutherland is an artist residing in Richmond, Virginia who works in drawing, collage and installation. Pam received the Virginia Museum of Fine Arts Fellowship in 2004 for Drawing. Her work was published in the Open Studio Press’ Studio Visit in 2008 and she was the 2009 recipient of the Theresa Pollak Prize for Excellence in Fine Art given by Richmond Magazine. Her work is in several public collections including the Try-me Collection, The University of Virginia, the Federal Reserve Bank, and Wells Fargo Bank. Pam earned her B.A. in Fine Art from the College of William & Mary and her M.F.A in Painting from Washington University in St. Louis. Until 2010, she was represented by Kathryn Markel Fine Arts in New York and is currently represented by Quirk Gallery in Richmond. Her most recent exhibition, “Relevant/Scrap”, in collaboration with sculptor Jere Williams, was shown at Mary Baldwin University’s Hunt Gallery in November 2018.


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