designed sets for theatre and television and created computer
graphics in New York City, Chicago and Atlanta. She served
first as Art Director then Executive Producer of The Weather
Channel, receiving 7 gold medals for computer graphics
art direction from the Broadcast Design Association.
Since moving to San Francisco in
1984, Pam has designed and painted for more than 25 companies
in the Bay Area, among them: Magic, The Willows, Brava,
ACT, Purple Moon Dance Project, Anne Bluethenthal & Dancers
and Stanford University. She was nominated for an OBIE
award for her design of EDEN for the Negro Ensemble Company
in New York and received Critic’s Circle Awards for
her designs of POPPIES and COCONUT for Theatre Rhinoceros
in San Francisco.
In 1994 she was appointed by Roberta
Achtenberg to the San Francisco Cultural Affairs Task Force,
where she served for two years on the main committee and
implementation committee that developed the guidelines
for the Cultural Equity Endowment for the SF Art Commission.
In 2005 she was once again appointed to the Arts Task Force
to protect funding to the Arts in San Francisco. Pam has
worked extensively with Cultural Odyssey’s Medea
Project, Theater for Incarcerated Women, as a writer, workshop/trainer
and designer to the project and its shows.
initially as the Board Chair for Qcc, the Center for Lesbian
Gay Bisexual Transgender Art & Culture,
and is now the Executive Director. She has been the Artistic
Director and curates the National Queer Arts Festivals
produced by Qcc in the month of June all over the Bay Area.