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Pam Hall: Summary Excerpts from the last 2 decades



2013        Ph.D. Memorial Univeristy of Newfoundland (Thesis at

1978        M.Ed., University of Alberta, Edmonton- (Education, Art and Science Creative Commonalities)

1973        B.F.A.(Honours),Sir George Williams University, Montreal, Quebec (Printmaking, Painting)



1998-present- Faculty Member, MFA in Interdisicplinary Arts, Goddard College, Vermont.     



2014        HOUSEWORK(s) -  Confirmed- The Rooms Provincial Art Gallery, St. John’s, NL

2009        Dressing Up Work- Icewater Seafoods, site-specific public art project, Arnold’s Cove, NL.

2008        A Wish and a Prayer- Brown-RISD Hillel Gallery, Providence, Rhode Island

2007        Dressing Up Work at Auntie Crae’s- site-specific installation and public art project, St. John’s

2006        Dressing Up Work: The Apron Diaries- site-specific installations at Cape Bonavista, Maberly and Port Rexton, NL.

2004        Re-Writing the Body… at VASISTAS, Theatre La Chapelle, Montreal

2002        Re-Writing Her Body: Towards the Reading Room, GRUNT gallery, Vancouver

2002        New Readings in Female Anatomy, mixed media installation, CUAG, Ottawa

             Doing the Reading/Reading the Doing, performance, CUAG (Carleton University Art Gallery)

2001        New Readings in Female Anatomy, mixed media installation, AGNL, St. John’s

1999        Figuring the Ground, mixed media drawing installation, Health Sciences Centre, St. John's

1998        Hands in History, photo-text installation, Health Sciences Centre, St. John's

1997        Re-Seeding the Dream, Phase One: site specific land installation, Southern Alberta

               Fragments from the Inshore Archives, Permanent installation, Ryan Premises, Bonavista

1995        The Coil- a history in four parts-1988-93 Thunder Bay Art Gallery, Thunder Bay, Carleton Univeristy Art 

               Gallery,Ottawa, Southern Alberta Art Gallery, Lethbridge, Alberta, and the National Gallery of Canada, Ottawa

1994        The Coil- a history in four parts- 1988-1993, Art Gallery of the Canadian Embassy, Tokyo, Japan, MemorialUniversity                     Art Gallery, St. John's 

1993        Tools of the Trade, Canadian Mission, New York, (United Nations Meetings on High Seas Fishing)

               Inshore Artifacts, Meeting of Like-Minded Countries on High Seas Fisheries, St. John's

               The Coil that Binds... Agnes Etherington Art Centre, Queen's University, Kingston, Ont.


Selected GROUP EXHIBITIONS and Collaborations:

2014       Changing Tides: Contemporary Art in Newfoundland. The McMichael Collection, Kleinburg, ON

2008       Marginalia-Out of the House- Pam Hall and Margaret Dragu, Richmond Art Gallery, BC

              Marginalia Residency, Exhibition and Performance- STRUTS GALLERY, Sackville, NB

2005       Marginalia, with Margaret Dragu -LIVE Biennale of Performance Art, grunt gallery, Vancouver

2003          AGNL & the Royal Canadian Academy: a Survey: AGNL, St. John’s, Newfoundland

             Tide Line: Contemporary Art from the Atlantic Provinces, National Arts Centre, Ottawa

1999       Progress Notes, AGNL,(Art Gallery of Newfoundland and Labrador), St. John’s

1997       Rethinking the Rural in Contemporary Newfoundland Art, AGNL, St. John's,

                  curated by Cliff Eyland

1997        fertile ground, Oakville Galleries, Ontario, curated by Jan Allan

1995-96    WHEN COD WAS KING, South Seaport Museum, New York

1994-96    Marion McCain Atlantic Art Exhibition, Beaverbrook Gallery, Fredericton, New Brunswick,                                                     

Selected Public and Corporate COLLECTIONS

         The National Gallery of Canada

         The Rooms, Provincial Art Gallery

         City of St. John's                              

         Royal Bank of Canada

         Fishery Products International

         NICHIRO Corp. (Tokyo)

         Memorial University Permanent Collection

         Government of Newfoundland and Labrador

         Department of External Affairs, Canada

         Canada Council Art Bank



2014         NLAC Project Grant

2011-13    SSHRC Doctoral Fellowship

2009        CURRA Associate Research Fellow, MUN

2009        MUN, School of Graduate Studies, PhD Fellowship

2007        Canada Council for the Arts- Visual Arts Research and Production Grant

               NLAC Grant to advance Re-Writing the Body-Towards the Reading Room

               Canada Council InterArts Travel Grant to present at Live in Public, The Art of Engagement,


               Gemini Award Nomination for Best Production Design in a Mini-series- for Above and Beyond

2002        Outstanding Achievement in Production Design Award, Rare Birds, Director’s Guild of Canada

               Canada Council Travel Grant to attend Towards the Reading Room, grunt gallery, Vancouver

               NLAC Travel Grant to accept induction into The Royal Canadian Academy of the Arts, Calgary

               NLAC Senior Artist Research and Development Grant- Re-Writing Her Body

1999        NLAC-Innovations Grant for New Readings in Female Anatomy

1997-98    Canada Council for the Arts, Artists in the Community Pilot Project Grant


Selected Bibliography:

-Marginalia:Getting Out of The House:Pam Hall and Margaret Dragu: Exhibition catalogue, Richmond Art Gallery,

              BC, essays by Glenn Alteen and Jeremy Todd

-New Readings in Female Anatomy- Essay by Sandra Dyck, CUAG and The Rooms, 2006

-Included in Drawn to The Edge: a Celebration of the Art Collection of North America’s Easternmost City, city of St. John’s, 2006

-Figuring the Ground-  in Ars Medica: A Journal of Medicine, The Arts and Humanities:Vol 2, No2, Spring, 2006

-Included in Reflections in a Dancing Eye: Investigating the Artist’s Role in Canadian Society, Sidimus and Anderson,

             Banff  Press, 2006

-Marginalia- Pam Hall and Margaret Dragu- Velveeta Krisp, brunt magazine, Vancouver, 2005

-An Etiology in Objectification-Pam Hall’s New Readings in Female Anatomy- Natalie Beausoliel, ArtsAtlantic- Spring  


-Alternative Anatomy ,Vivian Tors ,  Canadian Medical Association Journal • May 14, 2002; 166 (10)  

-Canadian Art: from its beginnings to 2000, by Anne Newlands, Firefly Books, Ontario, 2000


            Art Gallery of Newfoundland & Labrador.

-Fertile Ground. Exhibition catalogue, essay by Jan Allen. Agnes Etherington Art Centre. (1996)

-The Coil- a history in four parts- exhibition catalogue with essays by Patrick O’Flaherty and Nancy Shaw,

           Memorial University Art Gallery,1993


           Canadian Art, magazine, Summer, 1992, 68.