Pamela Gale George

Educational Background
Ph.D. -- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1978 in Educational Psychology
M.S. -- University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill, 1970 in Special Education
B.S. -- Louisiana State University, Baton Rouge, 1969 in Geography
Arts Instruction and Coursework -- Louisiana State University, University of North Carolina,
University of Lisbon, University of ChiangMai, University of HongKong, Virginia Tech University
North Carolina Central University, Art guilds in Durham, Santa Fe, Ashland, OR and Tubac, AZ.
Special Painting Instruction -- Mentorship with North Carolina painter and master teacher, Jane Filer (‘01-‘03); Studies with Chad Hughes and Beverly McIver (NCCU painting professors) and Shannon Bueker

Professional Positions
-Owner, P'Gale Fine Art Studio, Durham, North Carolina (since 2000)
-Adjunct Professor, Duke University Nicholas School of the Environment (since 2009)
-Professor of Educational Psychology and Research, NCCU School of Education (1978- 2004)
-International Assignments (Fulbright Professor or Senior Specialist and other Academic/Professional Positions): Thailand (2010-'11), Papua New Guinea ('08), South Africa ('07), Maldives (‘05), Portugal (‘96), Hong Kong (1989-’90), Thailand (1986-’87 and 2010-'11), and Samoa ('70-'72 and 2011).

Major Arts Activities

Book Illustrations and Cover Designs
Designer and graphic artist on numerous publications, curricula, and books including:
-George, P.G. (1972). In Harmony with the Fa’a Samoa. Washington, DC: U.S. Peace Corps.
-George, P.G. (1972). Social Sciences K-12 Curriculum for Samoan Schools. UNESCO and U.S. Peace Corps.
-George, P.G. (1979). Instructor's Guide for Exceptional Child (by Kirk & Gallagher). Boston: Houghton-Mifflin.
-George, P.G. (1981). Testing Our Children. Atlantic Center for Research in Education: Piedmont Press.
-George, P.G. (1987). University Teaching Across Cultures. Washington, DC: United States Information Agency.
-George, P.G. (1990). America Bound - A Curriculum. New York: Institute of International Education.
-George, P.G. (l990, l991). University Life in America: A Guide. New York: Institute of International Education.
-George, P.G. (l992). Visiting Professors - A Curriculum. New York: Institute of International Education:
-George, P.G. (l994). Instructor's Edition for Educational Psychology (Slavin, 4th). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
-George, P.G. (l994). Resources for Educational Psychology--Theory to Practice (Slavin, 4th). Boston: Allyn & Bacon.
-George, P.G. (l995). College Teaching Abroad: Strategies for Effective Academic Exchange. Boston: Allyn &Bacon.
-George, P.G., May, J., Wilson, C.& Kempf, L., (2000). The Exemplary Middle School. Pinehurst, NC: NC Middle School Association.
-George, P.G. and Brown, W.M., (2006). The North Carolina Alphabet. Durham , NC: Carolina Wren Press.

Film and Video Productions
-Directed the University Teaching Across Cultures Documentary Film Project on international teaching exchanges in China, Thailand, Malaysia and Indonesia (USIA, l987-90) including films on Teaching the Chinese Student and University Life in China and Southeast Asia.
-Produced videos on Study Abroad with North State Video, Duke University, and the Institute of International Education.

Public and Corporate Commissions or Permanent Exhibitions
-Duke University: Medical Center and Nicholas School of the Environment
-North Carolina Central University: Michaux School of Education and University College
-Durham School of the Arts
-Life Care Hospitals
-Wellness Consultants International
-National Park Service, Lake Amistad on the Rio Grande
-Greensboro and Durham, North Carolina, Main Libraries

Solo Exhibitions
-The Tender Heart of the Pacific, Sun Trust Gallery, Durham Art Guild (Sept.- Oct., 2013)
-Ricefields of Burma, Cambodia and Thailand, Duke University Hospital Gallery (Jan.-April, 2013)
-The Green Season: Ricefield Geometry of Burma, Cambodia and Thailand, The Carrack, Durham, NC (Sept, 2012)
-Small Landscapes in Cold Wax, Hugh Mangum Museum, Durham, NC (Fall, 2011)
-Shopping the Hood: Farmers Markets, City Hall, Durham, NC (Fall, 2010) and Golden Belt, Durham, NC (Aug, 2011)
-Southern Ladies of Fine Quality, Shannon Professional Building (Jan- Aug, 2010)
-Rainforest of Papua New Guinea, Labour Love Gallery (Nov, 2009)
-Crossing Borders, The Manchester, Durham, NC (May, 2008)
-The Pecos, the Devil and the Rio Grande, Eno River Gallery, Durham, NC (Feb-Mar, 2007)
-National Park Artist in Residence Exhibit, Del Rio, TX (Fall, 2006)
-Pamela George in the New Year, upstART gallery at Fowler’s, Durham, NC (Dec-Jan, 2004)
-Fondess for Fiesta, Old Venable Studios, Durham Art Walk (Nov, 2003)
-The Lust for Figs, Brightleaf Square, Durham, NC (May, 2003)
-Women in Repose, Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, Durham, NC (2001)

Selected Group Exhibitions
-Durham Art Guild’s North Carolina juried exhibition (2004, 2010, 2011)
-North Carolina Museum of Art’s juried auction exhibition (Spring, 2011)
-Duke University’s Hands juried exhibition and related National Arts Program web exhibition (2010, 2012)
-Three Views of Tomatoes, Golden Belt, Durham, NC (December, 2011)
-North Carolina Women’s Juried Art Show, Women’s Center, Chapel Hill (2006, 2008)
-Through Women’s Eyes, By Women’s Hands, juried exhibit, Women’s Center, Chapel Hill (Feb. 2004)
-Winston-Salem Associated Artists Membership Show, juried exhibit (Feb.-March, 2004)
-North Carolina State Fair Professional Juried Show (October, 2003)
-Durham Art Guild Annual Membership Exhibitions (annually since 2001)
-Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship Annual Juried Exhibitions (2002, 2003, 2004, 2007)

Art Boards, Memberships and Major Initiatives
-Co-Chair and Curator, Art Galleries, Eno River Unitarian Universalist Fellowship (2003 to present)
-Co-Founder, upstART gallery matching underexposed artists with underused spaces, Durham, NC (since 2004)
-Treasurer and Board of Directors, North State Public Video
-Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC (Juror and Exhibitions Task Force, 2012; member since 2000)
-Orange County Art Guild, Chapel Hill/Carrboro, NC

Special Art Commendations
-National Park Artist in Residence, on the Rio Grande from Big Bend to Lake Amistad (Summer, 2006).
-North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources' North Carolina Book for 2008 for the North Carolina Alphabet.
-Paintings featured in publications: Our State, Durham Sisters Cities, and Teaching Matters
-Film featuring Pamela George: Environmental Artist by Celebration Videos (Fall, 2012).
-Visiting Artist, Golden Belt, Durham, NC (2012-2013).
-Best Visual Artist in the Triangle, 2013, Independent Weekly’s Annual Best Award.