ARTEAST OTTAWA ASSOCIATION 25TH
Grow with Art/L’art en herbe
A presentation by Pamela Cockcroft-Laserre/
et présentation Pamela Cockcroft-Laserre
Working with the Figure/L’art de la figure
on Tuesday, February 24, 2015 Meet and Greet at 7:00, Presentation follows /auront lieu
Le mardi, le 24 février 2015, rencontre à 19 h; et à 19 : 30; présentation suivant
at our regular location, 255 Centrum Blvd. Room 340, Orléans à local au 255, boul. Centrum, pièce 340, Orléans (ON)
Pamela grew up in Namibia and South Africa, studied to be a teacher (Cape Town Training College), travelled extensively in Europe then returned to London to study Fine Art.
She achieved a London Certificate of Art and Design (Credit Distinction), Byam Shaw School of Drawing and Painting (St Martin's Central, University of the Arts London).
After graduating was an Art Critic for the Cape Times, Pamela taught European Art History at the Ruth Prowse School of Art and worked as an assistant custodian for the South African Association of Arts Gallery in Cape Town. After coming to Canada she has taught children at various school, served on several juries, and has been teaching Drawing and Painting at the Ottawa School of Art since 1986. Exhibits regularly in various group shows and has had individual shows in South Africa, Ottawa and the National Capital Region in Quebec.
Pamela Was invited to give demonstrations, a talk and a workshop at the National Gallery and was a NG Studio Tour's Featured Artist.
Studio practice includes Drawing and Painting with the figure as dominant factor, integrated into a variety of contexts or themes including a centaur series, collaboration with a pianist to create twelve works for Mussorgsky's "Pictures at an Exhibition", Tango, and currently working on a carousel theme.
Represented by Orange Gallery.