NAME: Pamela Nelson, Dallas painter
and public artist
RESUME: Born 1947 in Oklahoma City.
Graduated from Southern Methodist Uni-
versity. Married with two children. Taught
in museums, colleges, and started a pro-
gram to teach art to homeless artists.
Also taught yoga at local YMCAs. Lives
downtown in a reviving city.
GALLERIES: Shows at Gerald Peters
Gallery in Dallas and Adair Margo in
PUBLIC SERVICE:Eight year appointment to
U.S. Commission of Fine Arts, meets every
month to review art and architecture in
Washington. Was the design artist for four
light-rail stations, recent commission at DFW
Airport. Believes in the importance of public
green spaces and public art, increasing our
humanity and appreciation of life.