Art Training


  • Fundamentals of Traditional Baskets. John C Campbell Folk School, Brassport, NC. USA. 
  • Fundamentals of Beadwork: Beader’s Boot Camp. Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA.

Copper Coloring

  • 2014 - 2012. Advanced Study. Individual Training supported by the Donald G. Humanities Trust Individual Artist Grant and workshops in flame painting copper. Arkansas Craft School, Mountain View, Arkansas, USA. Rachael and Skip Mathews.

Tapestry Weaving

  • I have studied with several well known tapestry weavers in the United States, Mexico, Norway, and Scotland. 
  • Spring 2010. Three month artistic travel to England, Wales, and Scotland to study ancestral sense of place experienced through paper collage.
  • Summer 2009. Interpreting the Landscape: A Drawing and Painting Retreat (preparation for trip to United Kingdom).
  • Participant.
  • Study of Norwegian and Swedish textiles in Norway and Sweden. Recipient of the 2007 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant to study textiles in Norway and Sweden with the Vesterheim Norwegian-American Museum located in Decorah, Iowa, USA. 
  • Southwest Institute of Technical and Further Education in Australia (TAFE) Diploma of Art in Tapestry classes 2002 - 2004.

Art Teacher. 

  • Beginning Tapestry Weaving. September 10 - 11. 2016. Ely Folk School, Ely, MN  55731.
  • Duluth Art Institute, 506 West Michigan Street, Duluth MN USA 55802. Beginning Tapestry and Expressions.
  • Weavers Guild of Minnesota / Textile Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA
  • Color Crossing in Roberts, Wisconsin USA. 

Since 1640 my ancestors have lived in the New England and Appalachian Regions in the Eastern United States, originating from Wales, England, Scotland, and Ireland.  They continued their migration westward across the United States. I come from generations of artists and craftspeople. 

Business Resume Pamela J Davis
Management Water Resources

  • Consultant: St. Croix Basin Water Resources Planning Team: Partnership organization of Minnesota Department of Natural Resources, Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources, National Park Service, Minnesota Pollution Control Agency, and Minnesota-Wisconsin Boundary Area Commission and other contributing members. 2000 - 2005.
  • Water Resources Science: Graduate Assistant at the University of Minnesota. Instructor at the University of Minnesota. 1995 - 2000.

Management Retail / Wholesale

  • HUE, dba Moskal and Chilewich. Distributor of women's and children's socks, knee-highs, tights and bodywear. Vice President. San Francisco and New York City, New York. USA. 1987 - 1992.
  • Monet Jewelry. Costume jewelry. New York City, New York, USA. Regional Manager. 1978 - 1987.                                                   3.
  • Higbee Department Store. Cleveland, Ohio, USA. Management Training Program. 1976 - 1978.

Formal Education

  • Ph.D. classes completed. University of Minnesota. USA.  Water Resources Science.
  • Masters of Science. University of Minnesota. USA. Water Resources Science.                                                                                
  • San Francisco State University, California, USA. Science preparation classes.       
  • Bentley College, Massachusetts, USA. Business classes.                                                         
  • University of New Hampshire, New Hampshire. USA. Bachelor of Arts Psychology.Type your paragraph here.

Pamela's art can be purchased at 
Ely's Art & Soul Gallery, Ely, MN USA

Pamela J Davis Artist​

List of Events and Exhibitions

  • Current Representation. Art & Soul Gallery, Ely, MN  USA
  • Permanent Collection, Ely Public Library, Ely, MN USA.
  • Permanent Collection, Ramsey-Washington Metro Watershed District, St. Paul, MN  USA
  • 2016. Ely Greenstone Public Art 11th Annual Show and Sale Art Walk, July 9 - 16, 2016. Ely, Minnesota  USA
  • 2016. Ely Public Library. Ely, MN., USA.
  • 2016. Ely Art Walk. Ely, MN USA
  • 2015. Ely Winter Festival. Ely, MN, USA
  • 2015. On-going Solo Exhibition. Babbit Public Library. Babbit, MN USA.
  • 2014. July. Ely Greenstone Juried Art Show. Ely MN USA. 
  • 2014. Summer. Exhibition. American Tapestry Alliance Small Format. University of Rhode Island, Feinstein Providence Campus Gallery, Providence, RI. USA.
  • 2014. February.  Ely Art Walk. Downtown Ely MN, USA. 
  • 2014. February. Exhibition. Textile Center Member Exhibition A Common Thread. Minneapolis, MN USA. 
  • 2013. Holiday Sale. Duluth MN Fiber Handcrafters Guild. Depot.
  • 2013. Solo Exhibition. Babbit Public Library, USA. 
  • 2013. Ely Greenstone Art Show & Sale. Ely Minnesota USA.
  • 2012. May 2012. Broadway Jewelry and Visual Arts. 325 South Broadway, Rochester, MN 55904 USA. Phone 507-273-6376. John A. Hasseler Owner and Master Goldsmith. 
  • 2012. March 3 - 31. Exhibition. Fiber Philadelphia, Nichols Berg Gallery, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, USA.
  • 2011.  Exhibition. A Common Thread. Textile Center. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA. Yearly event.
  • 2011. Award Recipient. Swedish Institute. Minneapolis, Minnesota, USA.
  • 2010. First Place. Special Recognition Swedish Institute. Minnesota State Fair. Creative Arts Exhibition.  
  • 2009.  Lecture A Mystical Journey of Symbols and Fiber Art. Vesterheim Museum, Decorah, Iowa, USA.
  • 2009. Exhibition. Weaving Within. Smith Art Gallery and Stirling Castle, Stirling, Scotland. Sponsored by the British Tapestry Group. 
  • 2008. Solo exhibition. Taste of Scandinavia Bakery and Cafe. Little Canada, Minnesota, USA. 
  • 2008. Solo exhibition. Pamela J Davis. Affinity Plus Federal Credit Union. Capitol. St. Paul, Minnesota USA
  • 2008. Exhibition. Woven Gems Small Format Tapestry, TECO Plaza Art Gallery, Tampa, Florida, USA. Sponsored by the American Tapestry Alliance. 
  • 2007. Recipient of the 2006 - 2007 Minnesota State Arts Board Artist Initiative grant. Minnesota State Arts Board, St. Paul, Minnesota, USA (made possible by the Minnesota State Legislature and the National Endowment for the Arts). 

Pamela's Background