Pamela Brabants

'Her life is like a B-grade movie'

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2018 Out of the Picture TheSeeHere Gallery, Vivian St, Wellington, NZ.

2016 Room 17 TheSeeHere Gallery, Tory St, Wellington, NZ.   

2012 The Amazing BraPants! Toi Poneke Art Gallery, Wellington. Part of the Wellington Fringe Festival.
Nominated in the Wellington Fringe Festival awards, Visual Arts category. 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2018 London Calling The Handshake Project Pop-Up Gallery, Suite Gallery, Wellington, NZ.

Wellington Regional Arts Review Expressions Arts & Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt, NZ. In the judges top 10 works.

2016 Wellington Regional Arts Review Expressions Arts & Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt, NZ.

2015 NZPPA Salon des Refuses Waikato Museum, ArtsPost Galleries, Hamilton, NZ.

Kaori Homma's Meridian Stone Project Sailing Stones Exhibition, Pennsylvania, USA.

2014 Wellington Regional Arts Review Expressions Arts & Entertainment Centre, Upper Hutt, NZ. Received Merit award.

20 x 100 x 200 Visual Culture, Wellington, NZ.  

2013 The Parkin Drawing Prize Exhibition New Zealand Academy of Fine Arts, Wellington.

Molly Morpeth Canaday Trust Art Award Exhibition Te Koputu a te whanga a Toi Whakatane Library and Exhibition 

Centre, Whakatane, NZ.     

2012 Wellington Regional Arts Review Expressions Arts & Entertainment Centre Upper Hutt, NZ. In the judges top 10 works.      

2010 Objects of Love Lewisham Arthouse Gallery, London, UK.

2009 The Golden Record The Collection, Lincoln and G39 Gallery, Cardiff, UK.

2008  The Golden Record The Collective Gallery, Edinburgh. Exhibition and performance program during Edinburgh Fringe Festival. 

2007 Our Comic Book UK Publication with exhibition and performance programme. Published by Revolver.

2004 Radio, Radio The Trade Apartment, London, UK.

2003 Radio, Radio The International 3, Manchester and Resonance FM 104.4 Radio Station, London, UK.

Don't Look Down The Nunnery, London, UK.

2002 oncethemostdenselypopulatedplaceonearth Floating IP Gallery, Manchester, UK.

2001 The First Ever Matthew Collings Convention Leytonstone Centre for Contemporary Art, London, UK.

Record Collection VTO Gallery, London; The International 3, Manchester, UK and Forde Espace d'Arte Contemporain, Geneva

2000 Kinofilm 2000:The 5th Manchester International Short Film & Video Festival (Short-listed: Private Moment's 

Category) Green Room, Manchester, UK.

1999 Creative Britain Festival Stilwerk Design Centre, Berlin, Germany.    

Future Map 99 The London Institute, London, UK.

X-Hibit The London Institute, London, UK.

REVIEWS


2013 The Parkin Drawing Prize, exhibition review in The Dominion Post newspaper, NZ.


2012 The Amazing BraPants! Sticky Institute, review by Bryce Galloway, NZ.


2009 Deep Filled, Pam's work mentioned in review in Spark, Reading University newspaper, UK.


2008 The Golden Record, exhibition review in The Times, The Herald, The Scotsman and the Metro newspapers, UK.


2003 Don't Look Down, Pam's work mentioned in review in Time Out Magazine, London, UK.

 

2002 From Decay to Display, exhibition review in Metro newspaper, Manchester, UK.

 

2000 Future Marks, Pam's work mentioned in Insight magazine, The London Institute publication, London, UK.

COMMISSIONS

 

2011 Commissioned drawing for on-line magazine Electric Sheep UK.


1997 Sculpture made for The Harley Street Clinic - The Spa Partnership Ltd, London, UK.


Seven Sculptures made for The Royal National Institute for Deaf People UK, given as awards for achievement.

 

COMPETITIONS


2002/03 Entry in Elsewhere, Spread the Word's 'Back of a Postcard' writing competition was Highly Commended.

Exhibition toured four libraries, 198 Gallery and Borders Bookshop, London, UK.

 

PRIZES


2014 Received Merit award for entry in the Wellington Regional Arts Review, NZ.



PUBLICATIONS


2014 Fish Head magazine. Article on Toi Poneke Art Centre, Wellington featuring photos & and interview with Pam. 


2008 One in the Other Exhibition catalogue UK, features an image of Pam's embroidered text piece. 


2007 Our Comic Book Produced by Mel Brimfield in the UK. Published by Revolver.

Features 4 pages of Pam's drawings

 

2003 The Independent Newspaper UK, features a photo by Rober Bamber of an embroidered-text furniture piece.


IELTS Testbuilder by Sam McCarter and Judith Ash, UK. Published by MacMillan.

Pam's critique on the work of Eva Hesse used as a reading passage in this English

language text book for academics.


SELF-PUBLISHED COMICS


2013 The Amazing Brapants! Issue 2, 26 pages of black and white drawings. Printed at Riegers Copy Centre, Wellington


2012 The Amazing Brapants! Issue 1, 24 pages of black and white drawings with a coloured cover. 

Printed at Kinetic 121, Wellington


PODCAST


2017 Toi Poneke Art Studios, Pam and Rachel Silver interviewed for the annual Resident's Toi Two Hundy Exhibition, NZ. 


RADIO INTERVIEWS


2012 Wellington Access Radio 783AM, Community Zone with Jen & Laura 

Radio Active 88.6FM, The Caffeine and Aspirin Show, Wellington, NZ.

EDUCATION

1999/2000  MA Fine Art Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK.

1996/1999  BA (Hons) Sculpture Chelsea College of Art and Design, London, UK.

1995/1996  Foundation Diploma Camberwell College of Art and Design, London, UK.

COLLECTIONS    

Pam's work is in private collections in NZ and overseas including:

Sebastien Sainsbury, England

The Wallace Arts Trust, New Zealand