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Selected Exhibitions

“Meditation Series”
Firehouse Arts Center Lobby Gallery, 4444 Railroad Ave, Pleasanton, CA 94566,
October 19 –November 12, 2016

“Runes Revealed,” Nordic 5Arts Exhibit,
Scandinavian Cultural Center, Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, Washington,
July – September 2016

“Runes Revealed,” Nordic 5 Arts Exhibit,
San Pablo Art Gallery, 13831, Building #4, San Pablo, California
July 25 – August 23, 2015.

“The Runes Revealed,” Nordic 5arts Group Show,
Sanchez Art Center, Pacifica, CA 94044,
July 11 – August 10.

“El Cerrito Reimagined,” ASEB Group Exhibit,
El Cerrito City Hall, Gallery Space,
March 10 – April 16.

“Art Passages,” Spring Exhibit, ASEB Group,
Gallery 651, 651 Pine St., Martinez, CA,
March 5 – April 26.

“Intervals/Seasons,” ASEB Group Exhibit,
San Pablo Art Gallery,
May 11 – June 13.

“Voyages of Discovery,” Nordic 5Arts Exhibit,
Scandinavian Cultural Center, Tacoma, WA,
April 8 – November 15.

“Solo Show,”
El Cerrito City Hall, El Cerrito, CA,
December 09 – February 2010.

“Going North,” Nordic 5 Arts Group Exhibit,
Eddie Rhodes Gallery, Contra Costa College,
2600 Mission Bell Dr., San Pablo, CA,
August 14 – October 30.

“Kids R Us,”
Expressions Gallery,
2035 Ashby Ave, Berkeley, CA
June 13 – August 7.

“Not Your Mother’s Paper Dolls,” with Curtis Ratcliff,
Fingado Art Gallery, El Cerrito, CA,
May 8 – June 27.

Grand Opening Exhibit, Celebration of California Arts Day,
El Cerrito City Hall Gallery Space,
October 2008.

“Women Band Together,”
Prescott Center for Community Enhancement, Inc.
920 Peralta St., Oakland CA.

“Celebrating California Arts Day,”
MC Gallery, 10344 San Pablo Ave. El Cerrito, CA,
Oct 3, 2008.

“Around the Globe,”
Expressions Gallery, Berkeley, CA.
August 11 – October 5, 2007

“Nordic Mysteries,” Nordic 5Arts Exhibit
The Addison Street Windows Gallery, Berkeley, CA.

“Pushing Boundaries,” Nordic 5 Arts Membership Exhibit,
Atrium Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

Summer Group Exhibit,
River Road Gallery, Locke, CA.

“Ancestors,” with Diane Rusnak,
San Pablo Arts Gallery, San Pablo, CA.

Florence, Italy

“Ancestors, Myth and Metaphor, paintings and sculpture with Lynda Ann Tish,
Los Medanos College, Pittsburg, CA.

Bay Area Scenes and Intimate Views, Works on Paper,” with Deborah Shappelle,
Marvin Gardens Realty, Kensington, CA.

River Road Art Gallery, Group Show,
Locke, CA.

7th Annual Juried,
Gallery Route One, Pt. Reyes, CA.

“Arts For America Benefit,”
Clos Pegase Winery, Calistoga, CA
(Richard Reisman, Director of di Rosa Preserve, Napa Valley, CA, juror).

“Pleiades, Six points of View,” Group Exhibit,
San Pablo Arts Gallery, San Pablo, CA.

“Bay Area Landscapes,”
Artisans Gallery, Mill Valley, CA.

Contributing artist in “People as Material: an experiment in curatorial practice” by Charles Linder, Salon Exhibition,
Fort Haggis Gallery, San Francisco, CA.

“Pastels,” Group Exhibit,
Edward Hopper Art Center, New York, New York
(juried by Sandra Carpenter, editor of The Artist’s Magazine).

5th Anniversary Invitational,
Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA.

“Contemporary Pastel Impressionists,”
13th International Open Exhibition, Northwest Pastel Society,
Friesen Gallery, Seattle, WA.

“From Paris To Vallejo,”
Fetterly Gallery, Vallejo, CA.

Karen Rike Gallery, Dallas, TX.

Juried Annual Pro Arts, Oakland, CA
(juried by Mary Lovelace O’Neal and Yolanda Lopez)

“The Lofts at the Marquee,” Juried Exhibition,
1000 Van Ness Ave San Francisco, CA.

“Exhibit A,”
Hollis Street Complex, Emeryville, CA.

A Sense of Place,
Galleria Tonantzin, San Juan Bautista, CA.

Pro Arts Annual East Bay Open Studios,
1997 – 2008 participant.

Inaugural Exhibition,
Total Travel Gallery, Alameda, CA.

Art Loft Show, Headquarters of “We The People,”
Home of Former Governor Jerry Brown, Oakland, CA.

The West County Open Studios,
Richmond Art Center, 1996 and 1997.

The Association For The Study of Dreams Art Exhibition,
Claremont Hotel, Berkeley, CA.

Extravagance at Showplace Square,
San Francisco, CA

Woman’s Caucus For Art, Northern CA Chapter,
Sun Gallery, Hayward, CA.

CSUH Juried Annual Student Show,
Hayward, 1985.

“Works On Paper,” Solo Show,
Textiles by Design, Berkeley, CA.

Northern CA Chapter Woman’s Caucus For Art,
Annual Juried Exhibit, Belmont, CA.

Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA.

“Textiles by Design,”
Domaine Chandon, Winery, St. Helena, CA.

“New Works,”
October Gallery, St. Helena, CA.

Contra Costa Competitive,1982,
Walnut Creek Civic Arts Center, Walnut Creek, CA.

Richmond Area Art Exhibition,
Richmond Art Center, Richmond, CA.

California College of Arts and Crafts, Group Show,
Oakland, CA.

Publications,Press and Video

“Chakras and Mandalas” – An Artist’s Interpretation of the Seven Chakras and Sacred Mandalas,
Published by Blurb, 2013.

Eve Ma, producer, “Roots and Branches, An Art Conversation with Pam Fingado,”
video and Series aired, CCTV, BCM, KSAR.

Mary Reiley, “Gallery Exhibit Links the Past and Present,
Women’s “Ancestors’ Art Show Inspired by a Connection With History,”
The Contra Costa Times,
September 12, 2004.

“Truce,” oil on canvas,
Muslim Wake Up (

“Refugee Reality, American Realizations”,
Volume II, Issue 12,
January, 20, 2004.

Monica Drolet, “Exploring the Past Through Artwork,” “Artists Recapture Their Roots,”

Los Medanos College Experience, Volume. 58. No.7.
Friday March 14, 2003 .

Jennifer Modeness, “LMC Exhibit Explores Ancestors and Memory,”
Ledger Dispatch of The Contra Costa Times, Arts and Entertainment,
Friday, March 7, 2003.

Monica Drolet, “Art Exhibit is a Trip Down Memory Lane,”
Los Medanos College Experience, Volume 58, No. 5,
Friday Feb. 28, 2003.

Mary Reiley, “Artist Offer Peek Into Their Studios,”
The Contra Costa Times,
Friday, May 30, 2003.

Jack Tucker, “Artist Continues Family Tradition,”
The Contra Costa Times, June 2, 2002.

Oil pastels in Ape
(www, Volume I, Issue I, 2001.

Les Krantz, Editor, Prints in The California Art Review,
American References Publishing Company, Chicago, IL., 1989.


2009 Mayor’s Award, 33rd Annual ECCA Exhibit for “Market In Locke.”
2008 Certificate of Appreciation for Fingado Art Gallery contribution to the Arts in El Cerrito.
2001 Honorable Mention for “Truce” Arts For America Benefit,
Clos Pegase Winery, Calistoga, CA. Richard Reisman, Director of di Rosa Preserve, Napa Valley, juror.
1999 Award of Merit for ” Road Into Town,” Northwest Pastel Society, 1999 Open International.
1983 Blue Dot Award of Excellence, “CCAFT 2nd Annual Photography Competition,” Richmond, CA.
1982 Blue Dot Award of Excellence, “CCAFT 1st Annual Works on Paper,” Richmond, CA.


Elizabeth King -Brand & Jonathan Brand, Walnut Creek, CA.
Eleanor Matheu, San Francisco, CA.
Mr. and Mrs. E. Stamps, Vallejo, CA.
Dr. and Mrs. John Comyns, Vallejo, CA.
Corporate Collection, IBM, Bishop Ranch, Dublin, CA.


California State University, Hayward, B. A. Studio Art, 1984.
California State University, Hayward, CA Teaching Credential, 1990.
College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, CA, 1980-1981.


Commissioner, El Cerrito Arts and Culture Commission, 2003- 2009.
Chair for El Cerrito Arts and Culture Commission, 2004-2005, 2008.
Pro Arts, 550 Second Street, Oakland, CA, member since 1997.
Nordic 5 Arts , Berkeley CA. member 2004-present.
President of the Board , Palopalomino Productions Inc. 2005.
Treasurer of Media Art Works 2006-present.

Richmond Art Center, member 2014, Board Member, 2005.
ACCI Gallery, Berkeley, CA Board Treasurer, 2002-2003.
Northwest Pastel Society, Chimacum, WA member, 1999- 2000.
United Pastelists of America/Oil Pastelists Association, New Jersey.
Berkeley Art Center Association, Berkeley, CA , 2001, 2003.
El Cerrito Committee for Arts and Culture, El Cerrito, CA 2000-09.
Celebrating Culture and Community, San Pablo, CA, 2002 -2004.

Teaching Experience

Art teacher, Berkeley Arts Magnet, Berkeley Unified , Berkeley, CA.
Art Instructor for Diocese of Oakland, Oakland, CA.
Art Instructor for Moraga School District, Moraga, CA.
Art instructor for Windrush Middle School: El Cerrito, CA.
Art Instructor for Prospect School, El cerrito, CA.
Art Workshops for children and adults: studio, El Cerrito, CA.
Lead Teacher for Celebrating Community and Culture’s “Picturing Our Roots” youth art program, Richmond, CA.