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 in public health and nutrition at the University of Wisconsin and the University of Minnesota.
In 2020 she began to paint a series of Pandemic Portraits of neighbors in front of their homes in south Minneapolis and a neighboring suburb. Posed with children & pets, the residents are adjusting to working and learning from home. They are frequently wearing masks, as together we find beauty in a challenging time.
“Pandemic Portrait — Diana’s House”, 20” x 20”, acrylic on canvas, 2021
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