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Studio 41 @ The Bakehouse Art Complex
561 NW 32nd Street
Miami, FL 33127

Open 12-5 Monday through Friday
Bakehouse Gallery Nights on second Fridays from 7-10
Free, secure parking





Curriculum Vitae


TEXTILE DESIGNER, FIBER ARTIST.  Design and create art fabrics and products: Hand woven, dyed, stitched, knitted, crocheted, sewn, painted, printed. Produce woven murals, fine art weavings, tapestries, decor, apparel, accessories; mixed media, installations. Exhibit in local, national and international galleries and museums. Textile restorations on request.

ARTS EDUCATOR  ADJUNCT PROFESSOR: Design and Architecture Senior High (DASH), Miami, FL; Miami Dade College, Miami, FL; Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, FL; Erie County Community College, Buffalo, NY.

  • ART INSTRUCTOR:  Bass Museum of Art, Miami Beach, FL; Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables, FL; History Miami, Miami, FL; Beaux Arts at Lowe Art Museum of Art, Coral Gables, FL; Museum of Art Ft. Lauderdale;  Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL, Art Center South Florida, Miami Beach, FL; Gladstone Center for Girls, Miami, FL, Kristi House, Miami, FL. Town of Cutler Bay, FL; Perez Art Museum Miami, Miami, FL; The Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami FL; Pamela Palma Designs, Miami and Miami Beach, FL.
  • PROGRAM DEVELOPMENT: Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL. The Wolfsonian–FIU Museum, Miami Beach, FL; The Junior League of Miami, Miami, FL.
  • INTERN MENTORSHIP PROGRAMS: Design and Architecture Senior High, Miami, FL;  Buffalo State College Buffalo, NY; State University of New York at Buffalo,  Buffalo, NY; Erie County Community College, Buffalo, NY
  • ARTS ADVOCATE. Founding Director of PLY! Miami (formerlyFantastic Fibers Miami) a fiber arts guild. Director of Fundraising for American Tapestry Alliance. Grant review panelist for Miami Dade County Department of Cultural Affairs. Develop art programs for nonprofits in South Florida.
  • NONPROFIT DEVELOPMENT   Director of Government and Foundation Relations at Miami Dade College, Miami Art Museum, National Young Arts Foundation. Independent consultant for community organizations — strategic planning, mission statements, programs; fundraise for art education programs, community programs, capital campaigns, exhibitions, events, performances. Clients include the Bass Museum  of Art, the Haitian Cultural Arts Alliance, South Beach Jazz Festival, the Girls’ Club Collective, Miami Dade College..


2019  Spectrum – Palette of Possibilities, Studio 18 in the Pines, Pembroke Pines, FL  – Invitational

2018  Threads, Braids, Fibers,  Little White Box Gallery, Miami, FL – Invitational

2018  Pink Diamonds, Sol Taplin Gallery,  Miami, FL  –  One Woman Show     Invitational                         

2018  Ancient Legacy, Myths and Legends, Studio 18 in the Pines, Pembroke Pines, FL  Invitational    

2018  Fresh Threads, Museum of Contemporary Art, North Miami, FL  – Invitational                                    

2017  Out of Many One, Studio 18 in the Pines, Pembroke Pines, FL   Invitational                                            

2017  Rockin! The Story of Rock & Roll, Studio 18 in the Pines, Pembroke Pines, FL  Invitational                

2017  Contemporary Fiber in Florida 2017, Florida CraftArt Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL   Invitational         

2017  Perspectives in Fiber: Moving Beyond Tradition, Armory Annex, Lake Worth, FL              

2016  Art Basel Group Exhibition, Artium Gallery, Miami, FL                                                        

2016 – 2017  Travelling Tapestry: Textile Mail Art, Touring Exhibition                                  

                        Museum Collection  – Museo Textil de Oaxaca, Mexico

                        Museo de la Filatella de Oaxaca, Mexico

2015 – 2016  Small Tapestry International,  Touring Exhibition:        

                        Artspace, Raleigh, NC;                                                                                     

                        Biggs Museum of Art, Dover, DE;                                                                   

                        Hanchy Gallery, Natchitoches, LA                                                   

2015  Continuous Threads: 200 Years of Textiles in Georgia, Invitational, Gwinnett Center, Buford, GA                      

2015  Intertwined, Contemporary South Eastern Fiber Art, Touring Exhibition:              

            Hudgens Art Center, Duluth, GA;

            UCC Art Gallery, Atlanta, GA;

            Lamar Art Center, Barnesville, GA;

            Anne Howell Turner Center for the Arts, Valdosta, GA

2014-2015 In Response (to the De La Cruz Collection), Audrey Love Gallery, Miami, FL                              

2014  Art After Dark, Miami Children’s Museum, Miami, FL                                              

2014  Ofrendas, Day of the Dead, Swenson Gallery, Miami FL                                            

2014  Untitled Small Works, Feinstein Gallery, Providence, RI               

2014  Recently Acquired 5, Audrey Love Gallery, Miami, FL                                                

2014  Clothesline Musings, The Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA                          

2014  Art Wynwood International Contemporary Art Fair, Miami, FL                                   

2014  Urbanism, Perceived – Imagined, Coral Gables Museum, FL                                      

2013  Together We Fly,  Audrey Love Gallery, Miami, FL                                                      

2013  Two of a Kind, Swenson Gallery, Miami FL                                                                 

2013  Thinking on Paper, Girls’ Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL                                 

2013  Spoken Threads, ArtRage Gallery, Syracuse, NY    Invitational                                                  

2013  Behind the Scenes, Swenson Gallery, Miami, FL                                                          

2013  Oneiric: Beyond Consciousness, Audrey Love Gallery, Miami, FL                              

2013  Visual Poetry, Carrollwood Cultural Center, Tampa, FL                                               

2013  Love the Everglades, Artopia Gallery, Miami, FL                                                          

2013  Works on Paper, Gallery 6, Fort Lauderdale, FL                                                            

2012  Rip Her to Shreds, The Projects at FAT Village, Fort Lauderdale, FL    Invitational                       

2012  High Fiber Under Five, San Jose Museum of Textiles, San Jose, CA                          

2012  Triad 3: Works from the Collection, Valmar Art Gallery, Miami, FL                                

2012  Fiber Options, Maryland Federation of Art, Annapolis, MD                                          

2012  Triad 2: Venus Transmissions, Valmar Art Gallery, Miami, FL                                        

2012  The Artists Among Us ll, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY                            

2012  Triad 1: Buy Me Love, Valmar Art Gallery, Miami, FL                                                   

2011  Art in Craft Media, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY                                     

2010, 2011  Art Fallout, Girls’ Club Collection, Fort Lauderdale, FL                                               

2008  Museum Artists, Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL  Innaugural Exhibition                                                           


2003  Miami Heart Research Institute, Miami Beach, FL

2003  Deering Estate, Palmetto Bay, FL 2003

2003  Coral Gables Congregational Church, Coral Gables, FL   

2003  Arts at St. Johns, Miami Beach, FL         

2002  Bal Harbour Gallery, Bal Harbour, FL       

2002  Ziff Jewish Museum of South Florida, Miami Beach, FL    

2000 – 2002  The Gilded Hand, Coral Gables, FL          

2000 – 2001  Synergy Gallery, West Palm Beach, FL    

2001  Inspirations Gallery, Coral Gables, FL     

2000 – 2001  Miami Art Collective, Wynwood Art District, Miami, FL      

1999 – 2003  The South Florida Art Center, Lincoln Road, Miami Beach, FL       


2013 – 2018  The Bakehouse Art Complex, Miami, FL   

2001 – 2003  Miami Art Central, Founding Director, Miami, FL

1999 – 2001  South Florida Art Center, Miami Beach, FL


2006  Miami Children’s Museum, Miami, FL      

2005  Four Seasons Hotel and Residences, Miami, FL  

2003  St. Johns on the Lake, Miami Beach, FL  

2002  Private Residence, Miami Beach, FL       

2000  Jackson Memorial Hospital Children’s Oncology Clinic, Miami, FL

1999  Kristi House, Miami, FL   

1996  Private Residence, Coral Gables, FL       

1996  American Cancer Society, Miami, FL       


  • INTERNATIONAL MUSEUM COLLECTIONS:    Museo Textil de Oaxaca, Mexico

                                                                                        Museo de la Filatella de Oaxaca, Mexico

  • PRIVATE COLLECTIONS, USA: Palm Springs, CA; Washington, DC; Miami, FL; St. Petersburg, FL; Phoenix, AZ; Albuquerque, NM; Zuni Pueblo, NM; Holland, NY; Lewiston, NY; New York, NY; Buffalo, NY; Providence, RI; Martha’s Vineyard, MA; St. Simons Island, GA, Atlanta,GA
  • PRIVATE COLLECTIONS, INTERNATIONAL:  Portugal, United Kingdom, Israel, Canada, Spain, Colombia, Mexico, Macedonia, France.


2014 – Present             American Tapestry Alliance                                                            

2016 – 2017                  American Tapestry Alliance, Director of Fundraising                                     

2016 – Present             Fantastic Fibers Miami, Founding Director                                                       

2017 – 2018                  South Florida Fiber Guild                                         

2015 – 2016                  Miami Salon Group

2015                             Florida Tropical Weavers Guild

2014 – 2015                  Museum of Art Fort Lauderdale, FL                 

2014, 2013, 2010, 2005 Jekyll Island Arts Association, Jekyll Island, GA

2013 – 2015                  American Craft Council, Minneapolis, MN                                      

2012 – 2015                  Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY                                     

2011 – 2014                  Fairchild Tropical Botanic Garden, Coral Gables, FL               

2010 – 2014                  The Girls’ Club Collective, Ft. Lauderdale, FL                         

2010 – 2011                  National Young Arts Foundation, Development Director, Miami, FL,

2010 – Present             Walden University Alumni Association. MN, MD

2010 – 2011                  Partnership for Philanthropic Planning, Miami, FL

2010 – Present             Pine Tree Residences Condo Association, President, Miami Beach, FL                

2010 – 2013                  PEO – Philanthropic Educational Organization, Miami, FL

2006 – 2009                  Miami Art Museum, Miami, FL

2007 – 2011                  Miami-Dade County Dept. of Cultural Affairs – Grant Review Panelist                    

2005 – 2006                  Arts at St. Johns, Board of Directors, Miami Beach, FL

2001 – 2002                  Dade County Fair, Miami-Dade County, FL – Judge                                      

1994 – 1999                  Design and Architecture Senior High, Miami, FL

1993 – 2000                  Junior League of Miami, Inc., Executive Council, Program Chair, Miami, FL

1990 – 1993                  Junior League of Buffalo, Inc., Buffalo, NY

1987 – Present             Buffalo State College Alumni Association, SUNY Buffalo, NY              


2019                             Rocking Chair Sessions, Rocking Chair Sessions #103


2017                             Tampa Times Contemporary Fiber in Florida Tampa Times 

2018                             Culture Owl, Miami, FL Culture Owl  

2018                             Art Circuits, Miami, FL  Art Circuits

2018                             Miami New Times (print, online)                                                                                           

2018                             Curbed Miami (print, online)                                                                                                

2017                             American Tapestry Alliance Pamela Palma Artist Statement 

2017                             Sun-Sentinel  New exhibit looks back on the age of rock – Sun Sentinel

2016                             Luxe Interiors and Design Magazine (print)                                                                             

2012                             The Miami Herald, Miami-Dade and Broward (print & online)      

2012                             The Sun-Sentinel, Ft. Lauderdale, FL    

2012                             Arterpillar (online), South Florida          

2012                             Art Districts, (print) Miami, FL  

2008                             The Miami Herald, (print) Miami, FL      

2003                             Lincoln Road Magazine, (print) Miami Beach, FL           

2003                             Ocean Drive Magazine, (print) Miami Beach, FL

2002                             The Miami Herald, (print) Miami, FL      

1999                             FiberArts Magazine, (print) Taunton Press, Inc.

1997, 1996                    The Junior League of Miami, Inc. Journal, (print)           

1993                             BUFFALO! Magazine, The Buffalo News, (print) Buffalo, NY      

1993                 The Buffalo News, Home Décor Special Issue, (print) Buffalo, NY         


2018                 Contemporary Fiber in Florida, Florida Craft Art Gallery, St. Petersburg, FL

2011                 Art in Craft Media, Burchfield Penney Art Center, Buffalo, NY


2016                 Common Field Convening, Miami, FL                                                                                              

2015                 Artist Access Grant, Miami Dade County, Department of Cultural Affairs                                        

1995                 Best of Show: Fiber Art, Canandaigua, NY  

1994                 Patrons’ Award, Textiles, Miami Beach Art Festival       

1993                 Blue Ribbon, Miami Beach Art Festival 

1993                 Blue Ribbon, Sassoon Wearable Art Runway Show, Miami Beach, FL    

1991                 Wisconsin Weavers Guild Exhibition, Madison, WI        

1989                 AAO Gallery Exhibition, Buffalo, NY

1987                 Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY        


2010                 Master of Science – Nonprofit Management and Leadership, Walden University   

1987                 Bachelor of Science – Design, Buffalo State College, Buffalo, NY          

1974 – 1978      University of New Mexico, Fine Art, Cultural Anthropology, Albuquerque, New Mexico.           

1968 – 1970      SUNY College, Fine Art, Modern Dance, Potsdam, New York