Pam Barrett Hackett
                                         Pam Barrett Hackett




2020    Benefit Art Show -Tornado Relief. The Rymer Gallery. Nashville, TN

2019    12th Anniversary Exhibition. The Rymer Gallery. Nashville, TN

              Curator: Herb Williams

           Textures. Kavanagh Gallery. Fine Line Creative Arts Center. St. Charles, IL (Award of Merit)

           National Encaustic Art Exhibit. UCONN Stamford Gallery. Stamford, CT

              Curator: Dorothea Osborn

2018    Ether and Earth. The Rymer Gallery. Nashville, TN (solo show)

           Hypnopompia. Rotunda at City Hall. Murfreesboro, TN (solo show)

2017   Wax Stories II. Niza Knoll Gallery. Denver, CO (catalog)

               Juror: Patricia Aaron

          Contemporary Encaustic 2017. Royal Contemporary Fine Art. Florence, CO (Bronze Award)

               Jurors: Lisa Steele and Lauren Lipinski Eisen

          Faculty Biennial Exhibition. University of North Georgia. Bob Owens Gallery, Dahlonega, GA. 

          Roy C. Moore Art Gallery, Gainesville, GA and Oconee Art Gallery, Oconee, GA

          In Flawed Abundance. New Art Center. Newton, MA (catalog)   

              Juror: Miles Conrad

2016    The Reconsidered Landscape. Perry and Carlson Gallery. Mount Vernon, WA

              Curator: Christian Carlson

           Georgia Small Works Exhibit. Oconee Cultural Arts Foundation Gallery. Watkinsville, GA 

           (Georgia Watercolor Society Award)

              Juror: Jean Westmacott

          UNG Faculty Exhibition. Southern Highlands Craft Guild, Folk Art Center, Asheville, NC

          Atypical Topographies. Cloyde Snook Gallery. Adams State University. Alamosa, CO

              Curator: Eugene Schilling

          Making Your Mark: National Juried Show. Encaustic Art Institute Gallery. Santa Fe, NM (catalog)

               Juror: David Limrite

         The Eclectic. Harbor Group International Gallery, d’Art Center. Norfolk, VA 

               Juror: Leigh Anne Chambers

         The Thing of It Is. Washington Art Association and Gallery. Washington Depot, CT

               Juror: Eric Aho

         Landscape: A Sense of Place. Site:Brooklyn. Brooklyn, NY. (Purchase Award)

               Curator: Annette Rose-Shapiro

         Boundaries, Borders, and Thresholds:  Kreft Center for the Arts. Concordia University. Ann Arbor, MI

               Juror: Sarah Kohn

         First LaGrange Southeast Regional Exhibition. LaGrange Art Museum. LaGrange, GA (Director's Award)

               Juror: Deanna Sirlin

         Valdosta National 2016. Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery. Valdosta State University. Valdosta, GA 

               Juror: Carrie Ann Baade

         It's Elemental: Earth & Air. Margaret Bowen Gallery. Valley Art Center. Chagrin Falls, OH    

               Juror: Jen Craun


          Abstract Sanctuary. Verum Ultimum Gallery. Portland, OR    

          Gallery Artists. Artspace Anna Maria. Anna Maria, FL    

          Down the Rabbit Hole. New Bohemian Gallery. Brainerd, MN

          In Rotation. Artspace Anna Maria. Anna Maria, FL


          Ornamentation. Lucky Street Gallery. Key West, FL

          NANA ‘14. Lucky Street Gallery. Key West, FL    

          Pin Up Show. Museum of Contemporary Art of Georgia. Atlanta, GA    

          Small Works Exhibition. Porter Mill Gallery. Beverly, MA

          Small Works Show. Chait Galleries Downtown. Iowa City, IA

          Little Impulses. Soulard Art Market and Contemporary Gallery. St. Louis, MO (Award of Excellence)



Award of Merit, Textures Exhibit. Fine Line Creative Arts Center, St. Charles, IL (2019)

Bronze Award, Contemporary Encaustic Exhibit. Royal Contemporary Gallery (2017)

Georgia Watercolor Society Award, Georgia Small Works Exhibit. OCAF (2016)

Scholarship, International Encaustic Artists Retreat (2016)

Purchase Award, Landscape: A Sense of Place. Site:Brooklyn (2016)

Director’s Award, First LaGrange Southeast Regional Exhibition. LaGrange Art Museum (2016)

Award of Excellence, Little Impulses. Soulard Art Market and Contemporary Gallery (2014)

New York Foundation for the Arts, Special Opportunities Stipend (2004)



Instructor, Encaustic Workshop 

 - Middle Tennessee State University (2019)

Member, International Encaustic Artists (2015-present)

Volunteer, Museum of Contemporary Art, GA (2014-2016)

Juror, Nude 2004: 2nd Annual Exhibition of Nude Figurative Art (2004)

 - Life Studio, Maple Ridge Estate, Cambridge, NY

Judge, Designer Crafts Council Annual Members Exhibit (2003) 

 - Schenectady Museum, Schenectady, NY 

Judge, Fine Arts Scholarship for Study Abroad (2002) 

 - Sage College, Albany, NY

Juror, Fine Arts Exhibit and Fine Crafts Exhibit, Annual Tulip Festival (2002, 2003) 

 - Office of Special Events, Albany, NY

Panelist, New York State Council on the Arts Individual Artist Grant (2002) 

 - Albany Schenectady League of Arts, Albany, NY 

Panelist, New York Foundation for the Arts Special Opportunity Stipend (2002, rounds 1 and 3) 

 - Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY

Presenter, The Art of Collecting Seminar (2002) 

 - Martinez Gallery, Troy, NY

Judge, Greene County Arts and Crafts Guild Spring Show (2001)

 - Mountaintop Gallery, Windham, NY



Adjunct Faculty, Columbia State Community College, Franklin, TN (2018-2019)

Adjunct Faculty, University of North Georgia, Gainesville, GA (2016-2017)

Adjunct Faculty, Atlanta Metropolitan State College, Atlanta, GA (2015-2017)

Adjunct Faculty, Brenau University, Gainesville, GA (2015-2017) 

Adjunct Faculty, Troy University, Atlanta, GA (2006-2007)

Contributing Writer/Art Critic, Metroland, Albany, NY (2003-2004)

Visiting Artist, Schenectady School of Fine Arts, Schenectady, NY (2003-2004)

Executive Director, Albany Center Galleries, Albany, New York    (2001-2003)

Visual Arts Director, Greene County Council on the Arts, Catskill, New York (2000-2001) 

Adjunct Faculty, Art Department, State University of New York at New Paltz (1998-2001)

Instructor, Sprouts Youth Art Program (1998-2001)

Teaching Assistant, (Instructor of Record) SUNY New Paltz (1997)       

Teaching Intern, SUNY New Paltz (1996)



Megan Kelley, “The Place Between Paint & Perception,” Nashville Arts, July 2018.

Niza Knoll Gallery. Wax Stories II Exhibition Catalog. 2017.

Encaustic Art Institute Gallery. Making Your Mark Exhibition Catalog. 2016.

LaGrange Art Museum. First LaGrange Southeast Regional Exhibition Catalog. 2016.

Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery. Valdosta National 2016 Catalog. Cover Art. 2016.

David Brickman, “Mist and muscle,” Metroland, July 8, 2004.

Timothy Cahill, “A well-conceived exhibit…,” Times Union, February 15, 2004. 

David Brickman. “Cultivating appreciation,” Metroland, June 5, 2003.

Timothy Cahill. “Gallery director to step down,” Times Union, May 21, 2003.

Robin Wood. “Fundraising is a challenge…” The Business Review, December 23, 2002. 

Karen Bjornland. “Beautiful but reserved world of silver shines…” Daily Gazette, October 3, 2002.

David Brickman. “In their element,” Metroland, September 26, 2002.

Timothy Cahill. “'Silver' brings out best in Center Galleries,” Times Union, September 22, 2002.

Timothy Cahill. “A once (and future?) arts hub marks 25 years,” Times Union, April 28, 2002.

Timothy Cahill. “Staking her claim,” Times Union, January 13, 2002.

Karen Bjornland. “Bigger, better year for museums,” Daily Gazette, December 30, 2001

John Curly. “Greene’s loss is Albany’s gain,” Greene County News, September 27, 2001.

Peter Hanson. “Meet the boss, part deux,” Metroland, September 27, 2001.

Timothy Cahill. “New leadership set at Albany galleries,” Times Union, September 15, 2001.

Mary Cassai. “Abstract artist’s work on exhibit in Kingston,” Daily Freeman, December 21, 2000.



MFA, Painting, State University of New York, New Paltz

BFA, Studio Art, Valdosta State University, Valdosta, Georgia

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