Pam Douglas has been in decades of shows including the California African American Museum, the Los Angeles County Museum of Art, the LA Art Show, and the USC Fisher Museum of Art. Grants and awards include the Puffin Foundation, Mozaik Philanthropy, Vibrant Cities, Repaint History, The Next Big Thing, Irvine Fine Arts Center and others.


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Recent Grants and Awards:

2023   Individual Artist Grant from Vibrant Cities

2022   Puffin Foundation Grant

            Future Art Award from Mozaik Philanthropy

            Individual Artist grant from Repaint History

2020-21   “The Next Big Thing,” Studio Channel Islands

                   Individual Artist Grant from Vibrant Cities

                   1st Prize, “Hope Springs Eternal,” Women Painters West

                   Irvine Fine Arts Center, curator’s award

Selected Solo Shows and Featured Shows:

2023   Witnesses, TARFEST, LAUNCH LA

2021   Sanctuary Parts One, Two and Three, TAG Gallery, Los Angeles

2020  Sanctuary Part One, Gallery 825, West Hollywood

2019   Artifacts of Grace, Los Angeles Art Show, L.A. Convention Center

2016   Rhythms, TAG Gallery

2014   The Life of Air, TAG Gallery

2012   Water Series, 6-month exhibit, The California African American Museum

2009   The Sepia and Seekers Series, Los Angeles County Museum of Art

2006   Of Land and Sea, James Gray Gallery, Bergamot Station

Selected Group Shows:

2023  Human Rights Exhibition, College of the Sequoias, CA

           We the People, Ontario Museum of History and Art, CA

           The Portrait Show, California Heritage Museum

2022  Crocker Kingsley award show at Blue Line Arts

           Curator: Emma Saperstein, Chief Curator, San Luis Obispo Museum of Art

           Made In California, Brea Gallery, CA

           Products of Empire, Art Share LA, Los Angeles, CA

           Curator: Badir McCleary

           Occupy the Moment, Women’s Caucus for Art convention, Chicago

           100th Anniversary show, Women Painters West, Brand Library Gallery, Glendale

2021   The Next Big Thing, Studio Channel Islands, Camarillo, CA

           Curator: Peter Mays, Exec. Director, Los Angeles Art Association

           Art and Hope at the End of the Tunnel, USC Fisher Museum of Art

           Curator: Edward Goldman

           Reflections, LAUNCH /Korean Cultural Center

           Curator: Terrell Tilford, Director, Band of Vices

           All Media 2021, Irvine Fine Arts Center

           Curator: Taylor Bythewood-Porter, California African American Museum

           Summer Exhibition, San Diego Museum of Art

           Juror: Anita Feldman, Deputy Director, San Diego Museum of Art.

           Hope Springs Eternal, Women Painters West

           Open Show, Los Angeles Art Association

           Curator: Shana Nys Dambrot, Arts Editor LA Weekly

           Madre, ShockBoxx Gallery

2020  TarFest, Launch LA

           Juror: Holly Jerger, Exhibits Curator, Craft Contemporary Museum

           Activism + Art, SoLA Gallery

           Geographics, Los Angeles Art Association

           Mirror in the Dark, Visionary Art

2019   Pulse of LA 2019, SoLA Gallery

           Curator: Art Critic Holly Tempo

2018   Connections, San Diego Museum of Art

           Juror: Ariel Plotek, Curator of Contemporary Art, S. D. Museum of Art

           Seismic Shift, LAUNCH LA

           Juror: MacKensie Stevens, Hammer Museum

           BUNK, LAAA/Gallery 825

           Juror: Alix Sloan, Sloan Fine Art

2017   Speaking of Trees, Studio C Gallery, Santa Fe Art Colony

           Unintended Consequences, Chaffey Museum of Art

           Juror: Steve Thomas, Curator, Riverside Museum of Art

2016   Artcore Annual Competition and Exhibition

           Curators: Andi Campognone, Peter Frank, Tracey Landworth,

           Ramone Munoz, Mark Steven Greenfield

           Lampourage Gallery, The Brewery

           Juror: Ron Pekar

2015   Arena One Gallery, Santa Monica

2014   Gallery Five08, Santa Monica

2009  Tarfest

           Juror: Howard Wolff, Director of Contemporary Art, LACMA

2008  I5 Gallery, Brewery Art Complex, L.A.

           Curator: Matt Gleason

2008  Capelli D’Angeli award show, The Paesaggio, Hartford, Conn.

2007  The California Open, TAG Gallery, Santa Monica   

Selected Recent Media:

LA Art Documents videos:

Part One, 2019:

Part Two, 2020:

Part Three, 2021:

March 2021, by Genie Davis, Art & Cake: “Pam Douglas’ Sanctuary Reaches an Epic Conclusion with Sanctuary 3”

2020, Review in DiversionsLA:

Diversions article 10-20

Shoebox interview 7-20

Shoebox interview 4-20

Voyagela interview

Huff Post review by Shana Nys Dambrot.

Art and Cake Review.

Diversions LA review.

Creators review by Tanja M. Laden.


Black Artists in LA

International Association for Art (a partner of UNESCO)

Los Angeles Art Association

Shoebox Arts

Women’s Caucus for Art

Women Painters West

Writers Guild of America, west


Columbia University, Masters, painting, art education

Vassar College, B.A, creative writing, studio art, art history

Art Students League of NY, drawing


1996 to Present: Professor, USC School of Cinematic Arts