Dr. Pamela Roy’s professional and scholarly work is deeply and seamlessly connected to her creativity and artistic expression. By way of example, her 2015 piece entitled “Rural Scapes” represents the various landscapes that Pamela has traversed during her five years conducting research in numerous South African provinces.
This artist applies analytic thinking, integrates critical self-reflection, and incorporates data into how she approaches and ultimately creates paintings that reflect her global experience and emotionality. Likewise, Pamela’s professional and scholarly work is often enhanced by her innovative and creative ideas she brings to a project further illustrating that her subjectivity as a scholar and artist are not mutually exclusive.
This gallery is a free expression of Pamela’s unconscious - images that are both abstract and figurative, demonstrating that energy and spontaneity are more important than rationality and design. By bringing together a collection of unpromising, humble materials, Dr. Roy gives her artwork a brute physicality, which she blends with luminous, riotous colours, creating a feeling of chaos and restless energy.
Pamela is available for commissioned work.
Reviews provided by Y. Alexander D. Hu, J.D., M.B.A, Artist & Art Historian