Pam Barrett Hackett
                                         Pam Barrett Hackett



2020        Benefit Arts 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) (catalog)

                     Juror: Deanna Sirlin

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

                     Juror: Carrie Ann Baade

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

                     Juror: Jen Craun


2015       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


2014       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)

2007       Visual Arts Directors Invitational. Catskill Gallery, Catskill, NY


2005       Winter Ceramic Show. Firlefanz Gallery. Albany, NY


2004       Shock and Awe: Some American Art. Firlefanz Gallery. Albany, NY

Pam Barrett-Fender/Chris Duncan. Firlefanz Gallery. Albany, NY


2001       The Dark Side. Colony Art Center. Woodstock, NY

Personal Meaning. Indian Head Mountain Gallery. Elka Park, NY

7th National Juried Exhibition. HCC Gallery. Highland, NY


2000       Solo Exhibit. Ulster Performing Arts Center. Kingston, NY

Small Works 2K. Catskill Gallery. Catskill, NY


1998       Women of the Northeast. Fulton Street Gallery. Troy, NY

Passages: MFA Thesis Exhibition. College Art Gallery. SUNY New Paltz, NY

Fulton Street Gallery Members Exhibition. Fulton Street Gallery. Troy, NY

Faculty Selects. College Art Gallery. SUNY New Paltz, NY





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)





Pinnacle Bank. Nashville, TN

Encaustic Art Institute. Santa Fe, NM

Site:Brooklyn. New York, NY

Dedo Maranville Fine Arts Gallery. Valdosta, GA




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





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.





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)


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

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

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