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Halifax, Nova Scotia, Canada



BA Fine Arts/Studio Art, summa cum laude, Brandeis University, Waltham, Massachusetts USA


SELECTED Solo Exhibitions

2023          Documenting Border Barriers, Museo de Arte, Nogales, México

2022          Documenting Border Barriers, Murs Frontaliers/Border Walls Conference, UQAM, Montreal, Canada

                  Documenting Border Barriers, Impact 12 Printmaking Conference, Bristol,UK       

                  Documenting Border Barriers, Open Studio Printmaking Centre Gallery, Toronto

2021          Undertow, Centre [3], (virtual)Hamilton, ON

2020          Something I Want to Tell You, Studio 215 Gallery, 78th St. Studios, Cleveland, OH

2018          Undertow / Encuentro en las Corrientes Oceánicas

                    Impact 10 -International Multidisciplinary Printmaking Conference, Santander, Spain

2017          Come Closer – Stories in Woodcut and Linocut Print,

                    a retrospective exhibition, Visual Arts Centre of Clarington, Bowmanville, Ontario

2016          Feature Artist, Lesbian ARTivisms in the Age of Globalization Colloquium, U of Ottawa, ON

2014          Hexagon Fellowship Exhibition, Open Studio Printmaking Centre Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2013          Language for a New Paradigm, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio USA

                  Language for a New Paradigm, Lennox Contemporary, Toronto

2012          Memory’s Witness, Station Gallery, Whitby, Ontario

2011          Memory’s Witness, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio USA

                  Pamela Dodds: Relief Prints, Windsor Printmaker’s Forum, Windsor, Ontario

2010          Heart’s Horizon, O’Connor Gallery, Toronto

2009          Seasons of Engagement, William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

                  Nick Novak Fellowship Exhibition Open Studio Gallery, Toronto

                  Ways of Falling: Drawings Brandt Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

2007          Ebb, Brandt Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

                  Big Paintings, Asterisk Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

2005          Love/Dance, Brandt Gallery, Cleveland, Ohio

2003          Big Paintings, Hammond Gallery, Fitchburg State College, Massachusetts


SELECTED Group Exhibitions

2024          René Carcan International Prize in Printmaking Exhibition, Brussels, Belgium

2023          Biennale internationale d’estampe contemporaine de Trois-Rivières, Québec, Canada 

2022, 20    Print International 2019, Tŷ Pawb, Wrexham, Wales

2020          Feminist Art Conference, OCAD University, Toronto, ON

2019          International Festival of Relief Printing, Haugesund Museum of Fine Art, Norway

2018          Print Matters, First Canadian Place, Toronto

2017          Capital L, FiLiA – A Feminist Conference, Institute of Education, London, UK

                  Hong Kong Zine & Print Fest, Hong Kong Open Print Shop, Kowloon, Hong Kong

2016          A is for Aber, Aberystwyth Printmakers, Aberystwyth, Wales, UK

                  Drawings on Washi, Japanese Paper Place, Toronto, Ontario

2015          Feminist Art Conference, OCAD University, Toronto, Ontario

                  Visaural - Sight, Sound, Action, Nave Gallery, Boston area, Massachusetts, USA

                  The Print Show, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                  Queer Landscapes, Queer Journeys, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                       travelled to Cambrian College, Sudbury, Ontario

                  Gender, Indiana University East, Richmond, IN, USA

                  Nature: Six Local LGBT Artists, Capitol One Bank, Toronto, Ontario

2014          The Print Show, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                  O.W.N.  Object – Work – Notation, Open Studio, Toronto, Ontario

2013          A Seat at the Table: Artists’ Books, WoCA Projects, Forth Worth, TX USA

                  Woodcut Now: A Cross-Section, Japanese Paper Place, Toronto

                  Jumelage, Galerie Engramme, Québec, QC

                  The Print Show, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

2012          Jumelage, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                  The Drawing Show, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto, Ontario

                  Okanagan Print Triennial, Kelowna Art Gallery, Kelowna, B.C.

                  Global Matrix III: Survey of Contemporary Printmaking,

                      Purdue U. Galleries, West Lafayette, IN & travelling to locations throughout USA

2011          Juried Exhibition, Soho20 Chelsea Gallery, New York, NY USA

                  Landscape in Relief, Open Studio Gallery, Toronto

2010          The Print Show, John B. Aird Gallery, Toronto          

                  Washi, Launch Projects Gallery, Toronto School of Art, as part of Washi Summit

2008,07,06Contemporary Works on Paper, Lennox Contemporary, Toronto

                  The Stories Between Us, Open Studio Gallery, Toronto

                  Collector's Choice, Heights Arts, Cleveland, Ohio USA

                  Flux: Feminine Identity, Fine Arts Center, Willoughby, Ohio USA

2003          Six Visions, Attleboro Museum, Attleboro, Massachusetts USA



2024            René Carcan Prize Exhibition, Second Mention

2023            Canada Council, Arts Abroad Travel Grant

                    Toronto Arts Council Visual Artist Creation Grant

2022            Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2021            Ontario Arts Council Visual Artist Project Grant

2017            Ontario Arts Council Visual Artist Project Grant

2015            Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2014            Barbara Deming Memorial Fund Grant for feminist art

2012            Residency Support Stipend, Can Serrat Cntr de Actividades Artisticas, Barcelona, Spain

2011,10,08  Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance Grant

2010            Ontario Arts Council Grant for Travel to Artist Residencies

2008            Gottlieb Foundation Individual Support Grant

2004            George Sugarman Foundation Grant                                                                   

2003,01, 99 Massachusetts Cultural Council Grant



2018          Imagenes y Palabras – El Hacedor, La Aldea, Spain, Artist Residency

        Taller Cultural Luis Díaz Oduardo, Santiago de Cuba, Cuba, Artist Residency,

2016          Stiwdio Maelor, Artist Residency, Corris, Wales, UK

2015          Sparkbox Studio Residency, Prince Edward County, Ontario Canada

                  Atelier Circulaire, Studio Exchange Residency, Montreal, QC

2013-14     Hexagon Fellowship, Open Studio Printmaking Centre, Toronto

2013          Atelier Presse Papier, Artist Residency, Trois Rivières, Québec, QC

2012          Can Serrat Centro de Actividades Artisticas, Artist Residency, Barcelona, Spain

2012          The Art House, Artist Residency, Wakefield, Yorkshire, England

2010-12     Jumelage Printmaking Collaboration Project, Toronto &Québec

2010          Wurlitzer Foundation, Residency Fellowship, Taos, New Mexico, USA

2008-09     Nick Novak Printmaking Fellowship, Open Studio, Toronto

2005          Fundación Valparaíso, Residency Fellowship, Almería, Spain

2002-03     Boston Emerging Artist Fellowship, Boston, MA, USA


PRINTER/ PRINTMAKING MENTOR, Visiting Artists Program, Open Studio Printmaking Centre, Toronto

2017          Sameer Farooq: Behind the Eyes, Unique Monotype Prints

2016          Jacob Whibley, Imperfective Aspect, Lasercut Woodblock Prints

2015          Beth Stuart, The Swimsuit Edition – Lasercut Woodblock Prints



Audra Skuodas & John Pearson, Ohio

Boston Public Library, Boston, Massachusetts USA

Capital One Bank

Carleton University, Ottawa, Ontario

Cleveland Museum of Art, Cleveland, Ohio USA 

Ed Phillips & Bill Heartwell, Toronto

Japanese Paper Place, Toronto, Ontario

Law Society of Upper Canada, Toronto, Ontario              

Open Studio Printmaking Centre, Toronto, Ontario

Purdue University, West Lafayette, Illinois, USA

William Busta & Joan Tomkins, Ohio

Zygote Press, Cleveland, OH, USA

private collections



Claudia Gomez Contreras, Exhibe Pamela Dodds Documentando Las Barreras Fronterizas, April 18, 2023

Epics of the Everyday: Pamela Dodds, Collective Arts Journal, Cleveland, OH

Helwig, Sherri, Catalogue Introduction, “Come Closer,” Visual Arts Cntr of Clarington, ON, 2017

Feminist Art Conference 2015, OCAD University, Toronto, “Q & A with Pamela Dodds,”, Sept, 2015

Gage, Carolyn “The Art of Pamela Dodds,”, Feb 16, 2015.

Vaughan, R. M. “Things You Can Only See in the Dark,” Globe and Mail, Nov 20, 2010.

Glaser, Chris. “Girl Power,” Cleveland Scene, Jan 25-31, 2006.

Maruszak, Carol. “Feminine Identity,” Lake County Gazette, Willoughby, OH, Feb 24, 2006.

Kiefer, Evelyn. “Art of the Day: Pamela Dodds,” June 27, 2006.

Merolla, James A. “Attleboro Woman Finds Art in the Old, Rusted and Neglected,”

         Attleboro Sun Chronicle, Attleboro, MA, April 3, 2003.

Mayo, Michael. “Spotlight,” South End News, Boston, Oct 7, 1999.

Hill, Shawn. “Pamela Dodds: What’s Just Beneath the Surface is More or Less Unsettling,”

                  Bay Windows, Boston, MA, Oct 17, 1991.

Temin, Christine. ‘Critic’s Tip: Pamela Dodds: Art of Emotions,’ Boston Globe, Jan 25, 1990.

Giuliano, Charles. ‘Pamela Dodds: Paintings,’ Art New England, Boston, March 1990 Issue.

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