Current and Upcoming Exhibits

Friday, October 7, 2016, 6-9pm
Elizabeth Addison & Pamela Blotner Collaboration
Unveiling of collaborative Día De Los Muertos Zoetrope project at SOMArts Cultural Center

Saturday October 15, 5 - 7pm
Artist Talk: "Artist Meets Artist: Two Worlds Collide"
Abrams Claghorn Gallery
1251 Solano Ave.,
Albany, CA 94706

Continuing our series of Artists Talk, Pamela Blotner and Elizabeth Addison will be examining the impact of their friendship and subsequent artistic collaboration in this artist talk. Each artist will introduce their own style and inspirations prior to the two meeting, and then highlight how and when their art changed because of their friendship. Light refreshments will be provided, the artist talk will start at 5:30pm.

Past Exhibitions

2016
Pamela Blotner “Menacing Beauty,” Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, CA.
“Zoetrope: Pictures in an Evolution,” Collaboration, with Elizabeth Addison, Day of the Dead Installation, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

2015
“Zoetrope: Pictures in a Revolution,” Collaboration, with Elizabeth Addison, Day of the Dead Installation, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

2014
“All Natural: Work by Pamela Blotner and Sam Perry,” St Mary’s College Museum of Art, Moraga, CA
Between Heaven and Hell-°©‐Day of the Dead Installation, in collaboration with Elizabeth Addison, SOMArts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA

2013
“Tonglen Gift,” Installation with Elizabeth Addison, Day of the Dead, Somarts Cultural Center, San Francisco, CA
Pamela Blotner and Elizabeth Addison: New Work”,” Bangor Ranch Vineyard & Winery, Bangor, CA
2012
“That’s Odd: Pamela Blotner & Jim Rosenau", Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA
2011
“Pamela Blotner,” Featured Artist, Art Gallery, Tikkun Daily
Life-Sized Bronze Leatherback Turtle Sculpture, Installed, Conservation &  Research Station, Las Baulas, Costa Rica. Commissioned by Leatherback Trust.
“Lost in the Forest”,” Two Person Exhibition,Pamela Blotner and Janice Nakashima, The Temporary/ Contemporary Gallery, Sacramento, CA
“Sapere,” Pamela Blotner and Rene Bien, Open Studios, Berkeley, CA
2010
"An Archaeology of the Senses," The Doug Adams Gallery at the Bade Museum, Pacific School of Religion, Berkeley, CA
"Between Myth and Magic: new Work by Pamela Blotner," Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Lake, NY
"Nantucket Sleighride," Installation at the Boathouse, Blue Mountain Center, Blue Lake, NY
2009
"Pamela Blotner; War Stories," Merced College Art Gallery, Merced, CA
2008
"The Fox's Wedding: New Works by Pamela Blotner," Quicksilver Mine Co., Forestville, CA
2007
"Pamela Blotner, Sculpture and Drawings," Claudia Chapline Gallery, Stinson Beach, CA

2006

"Pamela Blotner New Work," Jilin Academy of Fine Art & Animation Changchun, Jilin, China
"Urban Folk Stories, New Work by Pamela Blotner," Crossing Tracks Gallery, San Diego, CA
 2005
"Pamela Blotner; The Road Home," New Media Gallery, Beihang University, Beijing, China.
"Pamela Blotner: Drawings and Sculptures", Online Alumni Gallery | The Cleveland Institute of Art
2004
"Water Birds II," Public Sculpture installed at Lincoln Park, Los Altos, CA
2003
"Water Birds," Public Sculpture installed at Christie Park, Emeryville, CA City of Emeryville Public Art Temporary Art Program.
"Pamela Blotner; New Work," Sculpture Gallery, Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, CA
2000
"Gravity's Pull," Solo Exhibition at the Thatcher Gallery of the University Of San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
1999
Drawing Exhibition, Human Rights Center, University of California, Berkeley, CA
Public Sculpture installed at Joe Lee Center, Bayview, San Francisco.
1998
Large Outdoor Sculpture installed for the "San Francisco Sculpture Walk," at Yerba Buena Gardens, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
1994
Solo Exhibition, The Adams Gallery, Dunkirk, N.Y.,
Summer Sculpture Installation, Morse's Pond, Wellesley, MA
1993
Solo Exhibition, The Pooke Gallery, Natick, MA
1992
"Renewal," Solo Exhibition at Harmony Hall Art Center, Fort Washington, MD
"So Much Choice," Sculpture Installed at the Johns Hopkins University, Baltimore, MD. Commissioned for Women's History Month.
1991
Solo Exhibition, Jones-Troyer-Fitzpatrick Gallery, Washington, D.C.
1990
"Reliquaries, Rites & Resting Places," Solo Exhibition at the School of Art, Munson-Williams-Proctor Institute, Utica, NY
1989
Solo Exhibition," at L'Associazione de Cultura e di Studio Italo-Americana, The Johns Hopkins University, Bologna Center, Bologna, Italy.
1988
Solo Exhibition, The Sculpture Center, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY.
Solo Exhibition, Gallery of the Arnold & Porter Law Offices, Washington, D.C.
1987
"Magic Chair," A Large Public Sculpture installed at Utica College, Utica, NY
Installation for "Sculpture '86," Public Sculpture Symposium Houston, TX
1985
Public Sculpture, The Fifth Abilene Public Sculpture Exhibition, Abilene, TX
1984
Public Sculpture Commission on Buffalo Bayou, the Houston Festival, TX
1980
Public sculpture Installed, Sam Houston State University Sculpture Garden.

Group Exhibits

2016
“Climate Change,” Art Works Downtown Art Center, San Rafael, CA
“Art Tag = Inspire,” Exhibit featuring the work of selected artists from the Northern California Women’s Caucus for Art (NCWCA.)
“All Over the Map,” Sometimes Books Gallery, Pt. Reyes Station, CA
2015
City of Berkeley Civic Art Exhibition, Martin Luther King, Jr. Civic Center, Berkeley, CA.
“Connections II,” Curated Exhibition at the Bay Model, Sausalito, CA
“Connections,” Curated Exhibition, the Red Barn, Pt. Reyes National Seashore, CA
“Spring Offering,” Sometimes Books Gallery, Pt. Reyes, CA
“Gallery Introductions,’ Abrams Claghorn Gallery, Albany, CA
2014

MUSE: The Art of Transformation & Healing, Commonweal Gallery, Bolinas CA
“Animalia,” Galatea Fine Art, Boston, MA
“Sacred Words: Finding Common Ground – An Interfaith Art Exhibit” Osher Marin JCC, Marin, CA

2013

“Sacred Words,” The Islamic Cultural Center, Oakland, CA
“Beyond Gaga,” Works Gallery, San Jose, San Jose, CA

2012

“Beyond Landscape,” The Marin Community Foundation, 5 Hamilton Landing, Suite 2000, Novato, CA

2011

“SARANAC SMOKIN’ ART MACHINE”, exhibition at the Adirondack Lakes Center for the Arts, Blue Lake, NY
“Art of the Book”, Front Porch Gallery, Carlsbad, CA 92008
Faculty Exhibition, JFK Department of Art and Consciousness, Berkeley, CA

2010

"Pamela Blotner, Stephen Eakin, and Kurt Dyrhaug: Axis Gallery 2010 Invitational," Axis Gallery, Sacramento, CA
"Pac-Rim" @ Cricket Engine, Cricket Engine Gallery, Oakland, CA
Abilene Invitational Exhibition, Center for Contemporary Arts, Abilene, TX

2009

"20 Years: A Retrospective", The Art Gallery, Arts/Harmony Hall Regional Center, Fort Washington, MD
"Drawing Our Books," Exhibition of Artists Books, the American Center of The US Embassy, Rangoon, Burma.
"Art 2009", the Andrews Art Museum, Andrews, NC

2008

"Innovations in Fiberart IV," Sebastopol Center for the Arts, Sebastopol, CA
"Women of Vision, " the Rotunda Gallery of the School of Law, University San Francisco, San Francisco, CA
"Sculptors of the Pacific Rim," The Carl Cherry Center for the Arts, Carmel, CA
Berkeley Civic Center Exhibition, Civic Center, Berkeley, CA
"Against the Odds: Making a Difference in Global Health," Galleries of the National Library of Medicine, Rockville, MD
"Word, Image, Book," Exhibition Curated by Claudia Chapline at the Stinson.
"Baker's Dozen," Drawing Exhibition at Quicksilver Mine Co., Forestville, CA
"Between the Lines," USF Faculty Exhibition, Thacher gallery, University of San Francisco.
"Word, image, Book," Stinson beach Library, Stinson Beach, CA

2007

Berkeley Civic Center Exhibition, Civic Center, Berkeley, CA
Emeryville Celebration of the Arts Exhibition, Emeryville, CA
"Love Handles," Crossing Tracks Gallery, San Diego, CA
"New Sculpture," Lafayette Gallery and Sculpture Garden, Lafayette, CA

2006

Women's Environmental Artists Directory Exhibition, 17th Annual Bioneers Conference, Marin Civic Center, Marin CA
"Ink & Clay 32," Kellogg Art Gallery, California State Polytechnic, Pomona, CA

"Crafts National Exhibition," Lancaster Museum of Art, Lancaster, PA
"Objects of Engagement," Pacific Rim Sculptor's Group, San Francisco, CA
"By the Hand," the Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CC
"The 25 Annual Emeryville Celebration of the Arts," Emeryville, CA

2005

"Artists Against War and the War Against the Arts," Live Worms Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Eco-Visions," The Gallery at Thoreau, Thoreau Center for Sustainability, The Presidio, SF, CA
"Vandals," Invitational Exhibition, the Thacher Gallery, University of SF

2004

"With (or Without) Love," Crossing Tracks Gallery, San Diego, CA
"The Poetics of Place," University Center, University of San Francisco.
"18th Annual Emeryville Art Exhibition, " Emeryville, CA
"Visual Aid's Big Deal," SOMArts Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Wead" Exhibition, Bioneers Conference, Marin Conference Center, Marin, CA
2003

"California's Best," Drawing Exhibition, Berkeley Art center, Berkeley, CA
"The Big Tree Project," Bedford Gallery, Orinda, CA
University of San Francisco Faculty Exhibition, Rotunda Gallery, USF School of Law, SF, CA
"Mentors in Sculpture and Installation," John F. Kennedy University Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2002

"Human Nature," the Olive Hyde Gallery, Fremont, CA
"Drop/Add/Drop," Faculty Exhibition, California College of Arts, Oakland, CA
2001
"Four Sculptors: Blotner, Kohl, Jacobs and Renner," Palos Verdes Art Center, Rancho Palos Verdes, CA
Faculty Exhibition, California College of the Arts, Oakland, CA
"Bringing the Dark Madonna to Light," Thacher Gallery, University of San Francisco.
"Platters that Matter," Benefit Exhibition for Girls Inc., the Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
"Objects Considered," Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA
"Inaugural Exhibition of Fine Art," Pixar Animation Studios, Emeryville, CA
"Natural Selections," Curated Exhibition, 600 Townsend St. Gallery, SF, CA

2000

"Sculpture 2000," outdoor sculpture exhibition, University of San Francisco, CA
Art 2000, Benefit Exhibition of Works by San Francisco Art Institute Faculty, Walter & McBean Gallery of the San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA

1999

What Is Art For?" Exhibition at the Oakland Museum of Art, Oakland, CA
"Natural World Observed," Exhibition Bedford Gallery, Walnut Creek, CA

1999

"Spirituality and Otherworldliness," Curated Faculty Exhibition, The Walter and McBean Galleries of the San Francisco Art Institute, SF, CA

1998

"Opening Tricks," Berkeleyan Gallery, Berkeley, CA
"Forms: New Sculpture From the Bay Area," Terrain Gallery, San Francisco, CA
"Annual Curated Exhibition," Redding Museum of Art, Redding, CA
"Myth and Legend," the Museum of Art and History, Anchorage, AK
"Myth and Magic" Invitational Exhibition at the Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA

1997

"Through Things Clearly," the Storefront Gallery, Berkeley, CA
"A Matter of Form," the Bolinas Museum, Bolinas, CA

1996

"Pacific Rim sculptors at the Mother Lode," Ironstone Vineyards, Murphys, CA

1995

Faculty Exhibition, The DeCordova Museum of Art, Lincoln, MA

1992

"Art & Healing," Lipscott Gallery, National Institutes of Health, Washington

1991

"Sculpture `91," Invitational Exhibition at Washington Square, Washington, D.C.

1990

"City Lights," Invitational Exhibition at the Baltimore Harbor, Baltimore, MD
"1990 Arts Maryland," Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD
"Fish Images," Group Exhibition at the Luckenbach Mill Gallery, Bethlehem, PA
"Faculty Show," University of Maryland Art Gallery, Antwerp, Belgium

1988

"Counterparts: Tables & Still Lifes" the Alice Simsar Gallery, Ann Arbor, MI

1987

"Divergent Directions," Gallery Artists, James/Schubert Gallery, Houston, TX
"Sculpture in the Nation's Capital," Osuna Gallery/Smithsonian Institution Sculpture Symposium, Washington, D.C.

1986

"The Nairobi Exhibition," traveling exhibition of Works on Paper, USA.
"Houston Invitational,"Outdoor Sculpture Exhibition, Houston Zoological Gardens, Houston, TX
"Texas Variations," Group Exhibition at Perceptions Gallery, Houston, Texas

1986

"8 Texas Artists: Gulf Coast Connection," Rifle Sport Alternative Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

1985

"An American Album: Images From American Women Artists" United Nations World Conference on Women, Nairobi, Kenya
"Networking '85, " Works by Six American Artists," Cardiff, Wales
"Great Britain-Texas Connections," The American Festival Glasgow, Scotland
"Propaganda," Curated Exhibition, Midtown Art Center, Houston, TX.
"Private Rites," Invitational Exhibition, The Firehouse Gallery, Houston, TX.