_ Pamela Myers is a visual artist and
curator, originally from Westmeath and now based in Cork, Ireland. She
works from Sample-Studios.
studied at Limerick School of Art & Design, graduating in 2008. Her
degree show was selected for review in CIRCA by Jessica Foley as part
of the critic's choice of new graduates. In 2009 she joined Backwater
Artist Group. With B.A.G she exhibited in the Crawford Gallery in 2010. She was selected for the Westmeath Emerging Artist Awards in 2009.
Myers is a multidisciplinary arts practitioner valuing the practices of
art making, writing and curating equally as parts of a visual language.
In 2011, she established TACTIC, the visual arts programme at
Sample-Studios, with Liam Slevin. TACTIC is a gallery that invites
creative professionals of with to curate exhibitions with an aim to
create a dialogue between the curatorial practice and different
Education BA (hons) Fine Art. Limerick School of Art & Design 2008.
Selected Exhibitions 2012- Lightworks, Grimsby, Lincolnshire, U.K. Instruments of Pleasure, Irish Wave, National Centre for the Performing Arts, Beijing, China. 2011- Art Trail Festival, Embassy, The Elysian, Cork. Mullingar Arts Centre, Howya Now? Cork Midsummer Festival, Solstice. Hilltown New Music Festival, Castlepollard. Making Space Athlone. Launch. 2010- Crawford Art Gallery, BackwaterTWENTY10, Cork. 2009- The Space, Chalk it Down, Cork Contemporary Projects. Multyfarnham Arts Festival, Straying Closer to the Truth.. Darklight Festival, Straylight Performance, Dublin. Mullingar Arts Centre, Westmeath Emerging Artist Awards. 2008- RE:Collection, Georgian House, Limerick. 2007- Drawing Awards, Limerick. Curator: Aidan Dunne. 2006- 9th Annual Painting Exhibition, Hunt Museum, Limerick. Ev+a , Giveaway, Student Ev+a , Limerick.
Accolades & Residencies
2010- Westmeath County Council Artist Bursary. 2009- Multyfarnham Artist Residency, Franciscan Abbey. Westmeath Emerging Artist Award.
The Sunday Times. 6th December 2009. Interviewed on the Multyfarnham Arts Festival. Westmeath Examiner, October 2009. Midlands Art and Culture Magazine, April 2009. CIRCA. Autumn 2008. Limerick Event Guide. Interview. June 2008.
Insight: article about TACTIC. Paper Visual Art Journal. Cork Print Edition. 2011.