Discipline: Visual Art – installation

Pamela Council

Discipline: Visual Art – installation
Region: Bronx, NY
MacDowell fellowships: 2019

Pamela Council is an exuberant outspoken change agent, bringing to light under-examined narratives through sculpture, video, and performance. Council has created commissions for Schomburg Center for Research in Black Culture and Studio Museum in Harlem. Council earned a B.A. from Williams and an M.F.A. from Columbia University. A recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant and Rema Hort Mann Community Fund Grant, Pamela has been an Artist-in-Residence at Bemis, Rush Arts Gallery, MANA, and Wassaic Project. Seeking reparations is a part of her practice.



Pamela Council worked in the Adams studio.

Given to the MacDowell Association by Margaret Adams of Chicago, the half-timbered, stuccoed Adams Studio was designed by MacDowell Fellow and architect F. Tolles Chamberlin ca. 1914. Chamberlin was primarily a painter, but also provided designs for the Lodge and an early renovation of the main hall. The studio’s structural integrity was restored during a thorough renovation in…

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