Pamela Gaard is a visual artist with an education in the sciences. Painting portraits generally from live models, her portraiture transcends language barriers, and bridges generations and cultures. She began her studies at The Minneapolis College of Art and Design, and completed her education in public health at the University of WI and University of MN.
Photo of seven paintings by the artist appears above, installed in “ImMigration and the Other” at Sabes Jewish Community Center, Minneapolis, MN, 2018. (l to r): Portraits of Salah, Ugaaso, Khadra, Abdullahi, Mohamed, Zainab, and Hassan.
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