Pam Cardwell grew up in Bluefield, West Virginia.  She received her BFA from Virginia Commonwealth in Richmond, Virginia and her MFA from the University of Pennsylvania in Philadelphia.  She lived in Turkey and taught at Bilkent University between 1998-2003.  She has been awarded grants through the Joan Mitchell Foundation and in 2007 she received a Fulbright grant to research color in the frescos and manuscripts in the Republic of Georgia and Armenia.  She has attended artist residencies at Yaddo, the Albers Foundation, the Millay Colony, the Edward Albee Foundation, Altos de Chavon in the Dominican Republic and Garikula in the Republic of Georgia.  In 2015 she attended a residency at the Joan Mitchell Center in New Orleans.  Currently, she teaches as an adjunct professor at SUNY.  She lives and works in Brooklyn, NY and is represented by John Davis Gallery in Hudson, NY. 

2018                John Davis Gallery, Main Gallery, Hudson, NY (upcoming)
2016                John Davis Gallery, Carriage House, Hudson, NY
2014                John Davis Gallery, Carriage House, Hudson, NY
2013                Chashama, Windows Installation, New York, NY
2012                John Davis Gallery, Main Gallery, Hudson, NY
                        Montserrat College of Art, Beverly, MA 
2011                Long Island University, Salena Gallery, Brooklyn Campus, Brooklyn, NY     
2010                John Davis Gallery, Carriage House, Hudson, NY
2005                Altos de Chavon, Parsons School of Design, La Romano, Dominican
2002                Turkish American Association, Ankara, Turkey
1999                1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA                                               
1994                Thisthatthesethose, Artspace, Richmond, VA
2017                Art on Paper 2017, Weatherspoon Museum of Art, curated by Emily Stamey,
                        University of North Carolina, Greensboro, NC
                        Picturing Camden, Stedman Gallery, Rutgers Camden, Camden, NJ
                        Artists Upstairs, Camden Firehouse, Camden, NJ   
                        Nasty Woman, Knockdown Center, Brooklyn, NY
2016                Ways of Seeing, Abstraction, curated by Jeff Stevenson, Governor’s State 
                        University, Normal, IL
                        Nancy Shaver (group wall), Derek Eller Gallery, NY, summer 2016
2015                Salon, Lesley Heller Gallery, NY, NY
                        Paperazzi, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brookyn, NY
2014                Impromptu, John Davis Gallery, Hudson, NY
2013                On the Road, Fabryka Sztuk, Tczew, Poland
                        Unrealized Dreams, curated by Martha Lewis, Institute Library, New Haven,CT
                        Crossing the Line, A Collection of Drawings, curated by Stephen Kobasa,   
                        Institute LIbrary, New Haven, CT
                        A2 Project Space, Icon of the 40, Westcove, New Haven, CT (two person)
                        Cut/Log, CSV Cultural Center, New York, NY
                        In Flux, Seton Hall Law Library, Newark, NJ
2012                Arts at Renaissance, Postcards from North Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
                        Hangar Exhibit, Galerie Kara, Ankara, Turkey
                        Looking Into the Light,” CultureFix Gallery, New York, NY
2011                Lesley Heller, December Salon, New York, NY
                        BAG Gallery, Abstraction:  Process, Brooklyn, NY
                        Centrum Wystawienniczo-Regionalne Doinej Wisly w Tcaewie, Poland
2010                NURTUREart Invitational, ZieherSmith Gallery, New York, NY
                        Small Works:  Painting Center Invitational, New York, NY
2009                Philadelphia Art Alliance Invitational, Philadelphia, PA
                        Annex Exhibit, Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA
2008                Color Key, Painting Center, NY, NY
2007                Building, Structuring, Painting Center, NY, NY 
                        Vertex List, Brooklyn, NY
                        Icebox, Philadelphia, PA
                        Sakpatenti, Tbilisi, Republic of Georgia
2005                Cue Foundation, NY, NY
2004                Washington Art Association, Washington Depot, CT  (3 person)
2002                Faculty Exhibition, Bilkent University, Goethe Cultural Institute,               
                        Ankara, Turkey
2001                Pastoral, Ataturk Evi, Sogutozu Orman, Ankara, Turkey
1998                PennArt, Kohn, Pederson, Fox, New York, NY
1997                East/West, Visions in Between, Arthur Ross Gallery,                                  
                        University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA
1996                Drawings, Morgan Print Gallery, University of Pennsylvania,                    
                        Philadelphia, PA 
                        Annual Invitational, Soho 20, New York, NY          
1995                Making a Mark, Bedford Gallery, Longwood College, Farmville, VA       
                        1708 Gala, 1708 Gallery, Richmond, VA
1994                Diverse Images, Galerie Corti, Brussels, Belgium
                        Annual Fine Arts Exhibition, Amada Cruz and John Dickson, jurors,
                        Anderson Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
1993                Fulton Hill Studio Artists, St. Paul’s Church, Richmond, VA
2007                Fulbright, Republic of Georgia                                                                 
2005                Joan Mitchell Foundation, Career Opportunity grant      
1998                Joan Mitchell Foundation, MFA grant                                                          
1995                Recipient of Liquitex Excellence in Art Student Product Grant
1993                Scholarship for foreign study, Loughborough College of Art and               
                        Design, Loughborough, England
2017                Camden Maritime Museum, Camden, NJ 
2015                Joan Mitchell Foundation Center, New Orleans, LA
2012                St. Mary’s College of Maryland
2007                Garikula, Republic of Georgia
2005                Altos de Chavon, Parsons School of Design, La Romano, Dominian Republic
2004                Josef and Anni Albers Foundation, Bethany, CT                              
2003                Yaddo, Saratoga Spring, NY                                                             
2002                Millay, Austerlitz, NY                                                                       
1999                Edward Albee Foundation, Montauk, NY  

University of Pennsylvania, Department of Geology    
1998                University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Master of Fine Arts
1994                Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA, Bachelor of Fine Arts
1993                Loughborough College of Art and Design, Loughborough, England           
Online interview:
Making a Mark, Published by Longwood College, Farmville, VA, in conjunction with the exhibition “Making a Mark.”
Roberts-Pullin, Paulette, Style Magazine, “Short Takes,” January 25, 1994, p. 16. 
Style Magazine, p. 8. January 4, 1994, photo