Pamela Wilson-Ryckman

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1995 M.A., Art History, Theory and Criticism, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago.

1978 School of Visual Arts, N.Y.C.

1976 B.A. Fine Arts, University of California, Berkeley.

1974 Boston University.


2008 East/West, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2005 Hard to Remember, Easy to Forget, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL

2004 Before and After, Gallery Paule Anglim, San Francisco, CA

2002 Home and Away, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1992 Dart Gallery, Chicago IL..

1987 David Wright Gallery, Wellfleet, Massachusetts.

1985 Tower Gallery, N.Y.C, New York.

1985 The Small Gallery, Santa Fe, New Mexico.


2008 Imágenes Latentes, Galeria Fúcares, Madrid, Spain

2007 Landscape of War, San Jose Institute for Contemporary Art

Pacific Light: California Watercolor Refracted, 1907 – 2007, The International Center for the Arts at San Francisco State University, San Francisco, CA

2006 Bienal Internacional de Arte Contemporáneo de Seville (BIACS), Seville, Spain

The Unhomely, Phantom Scenes in Global Society, International Biennial of Contemporary Art of Seville (BIACS), Seville, Spain.

Particulate Matter, Mills College Art Museum, Oakland, CA.

A Brighter Day, James Cohan Gallery, New York, NY.

Air, Monya Rowe Gallery, New York, NY.

2005 Photoo, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

2003 Mixer 03,  Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2002 Mixer, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, Il.

2000 Homewrecker, Monique Meloche Gallery, Chicago, IL.

2001 Abstract Variations: Six Chicago Painters, Lake Forest College, Lake Forest, IL. 

1998 The Arts Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL.

1996 Plane Speak: Contemporary Abstraction in Illinois, 

Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.

1995 SKEW; The Unruly Grid, Gallery 400, The University of Illinois at Chicago. 

Content of Abstraction, (traveling). Illinois Art Gallery, Thompson Center, Chicago, IL. 

Illinois State Museum, Springfield, IL

Gahlberg Gallery, College of Du Page, IL

Wanderlust, ARC Gallery, Chicago, IL..

Chicago Abstract Painters, Evanston Arts Center, Evanston, IL.

1994 Sazama Gallery, Chicago, IL.

The Leaf, the Blossom or the Bole, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL.

1993 Abstract: Chicago, Klein Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1992 Nine Women, Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL.

1991 Ledis-Flam Gallery, N.Y.C.

1990 The Chicago Show, The Chicago Cultural Center, Chicago, IL.

1988 The Landscape, The Creative Arts Workshop, New Haven, Ct.

1987 Ten Downtown, Tweed Gallery, N.Y.C.

1976 Eisner Foundation Exhibit, Berkeley Museum, California 


2005 Helfand, Glen.  “Pamela Wilson, Gallery Paule Anglim,” Artforum, March p. 243

Baker, Kenneth.  “Sometimes we wish for more, sometimes less,” San Francisco Chronicle, 8/20/05, p. E10 (reproduction)

2003 “Mixer 03: an ornithological group show of work in all media”,, 8/1/2003.

2002 Artner, Alan. “Pamela Wilson opts for the Representational”, Chicago Tribune, February 22.

1996 Hixon, Katherine. “Plane Speak”, New Art Examiner, March, p.36.

1995 Riddell, Jennifer L. “The Content of Abstraction”, New Art Examiner, Summer, p. 45 (reproduction)

Grey, Lori. Chicago Tribune, May 5, section 7, p. 24, (reproduction).

1994 Artner, Alan. “Abstract Painters Take Cue From Nature”, Chicago Tribune, April 7, p. 9.

Green, Nick. “An Unnatural View of Nature”, Voices, The University of Chicago’s Arts and 

Entertainment Journal, April 26.

1989 Laurant, Amy. Santa Fe Reporter, September 4.


2009 Fellowship, John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation

2003 Fellowship, Yaddo, New York.

1982 Fellowship, The Ossabow Island Foundation, Georgia.

1976 Eisner Foundation Award and Grant, University of California, Berkeley.