Pamela Gaard is a visual artist with her education in the sciences.
Gaard began her studies at The Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and completed her education (MS equivalent) in public health at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Minnesota.
In 2020 she began to paint Pandemic Portraits of neighbors in front of their homes in Minneapolis. Posed with children & pets, the residents are initially wearing masks. These portraits reveal our reality during the pandemic year - finding beauty in a challenging time.
“Pandemic Portrait — Diana’s House”, 20” x 20”, acrylic on canvas, 2021
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