Pamela Irving



1979-1982 Bachelor of Education (Art/Craft) Melbourne State College.
Thesis: “Contemporary Australian Ceramics from the Shepparton Arts
Centre Collection”
1984-1989 Master of Arts ( by Research)
University of Melbourne (Institute of Education), Victorian College of the Arts
Thesis: “The Angel Imagery of Arthur Boyd, John Perceval and Mirka Mora”.


1983 “P.Irving: Ceramic Sculpture” Profile Gallery, Melbourne
1986 “P.Irving: Ceramic Sculpture” Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney
1987 “P.Irving: Images of Angels” Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne
1988 “A Divine Comedy” Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney
“A Divine Comedy” Despard Street Gallery,Hobart
1990 “Perfect Pets”Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney
1991 “Love, Myth & Suffering” Caulfield Arts Complex
1991 “Canine Companions” No Vacancy Window 189 Collins St Melbourne
1993 “Sincerely Yours”Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney
1993 “Ned Kelly’s Last Supper”,Artefact, Melbourne
1995 “Tabloid Royals”, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney,
“Tabloid Royals” Bendigo Art Gallery,
“Tabloid Royals” Shepparton Art Gallery
1997 “A Decade of Images” Lyall Burton Gallery
2000 Memoryware Garry Mc Ewan Gallery, St Kilda
2001 The Domestic Pet Show, Garry Mc Ewan Gallery, St Kilda.
2002 “Mosaic Tea Sets” Garry Mc Ewan Gallery, Melbourne
2004-2006 “Treading the Boards” Shepparton Art Gallery, Geelong Art Gallery, Ballarat Art Gallery

2010 Dreaming with Open Eyes, The Lightfactory Gallery.



1983 Ministry for Education- Extended Emergency Teaching
1984 Lecturer in ceramics P/T Melbourne State College
1985 Lecturer in Ceramics P/T, Melbourne C.A.E.
1986 Lecturer in Ceramics P/T, Melbourne C.A.E.
1987 Lecturer in Ceramics P/T, Melbourne C.A.E.
1988 Lecturer in Ceramics P/T,R.M.I.T.
1988 Lecturer in Art History and Ceramics, P/T, Chisholm
Institute of Technology
1989 Lecturer in Ceramics R.M.I.T.
1990 Summer School- R.M.I.T. (Ceramics)
1994 Lecturer in Ceramics P.T. Melbourne University Institute of Education
1997 Lecturer in Studio Arts, P/T, Monash University
1997 Lecturer in Aesthetics p/t Monash University
1998 Lecturer in Studio Arts p/t Monash University
1999 Part time teaching, Kew High School

Held many works shops for Zart Art in servicing teachers, and private workshops at Kew Ceramics.


Pamela has been involved in numerous group exhibitions, many commissions, many artist in residence programs and her works can be found in many, many collections including the incredible Luna Park installation completed in 2013.

She has also won many awards and grants and is included in many reference books, publications and catalogues. For a full list of Pamela’s artistic achievements, please go to her website.


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