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About The Artist

Pamela Padgett is an artist who works with a painterly approach to traditional themes including landscape, still life and figures. Her oil paintings are represented in collections across the country.


A native West Virginian, Pam now hails from Tennessee where she enjoys painting the lush rolling hills and the landscape. She attended the Art Institute of Pittsburg in Pittsburg, Pennsylvania as a visual arts major working in the advertising field for several years. Pam made the journey to fine art painter and studied with Michael Shane Neal and numerous Nashville painters... a rich community of talented painters and generous teachers. Additional workshop instructors have included Ken Auster, Carolyn Anderson, Matt Smith and many other nationally and internationally known painters. She resides in Williamson County, a strong artistic community of both painters and song smiths.


"Every painting is a new start and Every day is a new day to paint.”

Life is about searching for inspiration. Nature, my fellow artist friends, museums and sometimes the music in my studio helps guide my way. I really love dancing around all subject matters. It is not my nature to paint a specific genre and stay there. But, I love the challenge and excitement of new discoveries. And every painting is a new start and every day is a new day to paint. The learning never ends!


Shows and Events 

September 2022- American Impressionist Society National Showcase, Mary Williams Gallery Boulder Co.

June 2022 - American Impressionists Society Small Works,  Wilder Nightingale Gallery , Taos NM

September 2021 - American Impressionists Society National Showcase, Gallery 1516, Omaha, Nebraska

   Award of Distinction -

June 2021 - Oil Painters of America National Salon,  Quinlin Arts Center, Gainesville Georgia

Spring 2021 - American Impressionists Society Associate members Online Show

   Award - Honorable Mention

September 2020 - American Impressionists Society National Juried Show - Illume Gallery, St George Utah

May 2020 - Oil Painters Of America - National Exhibit Showcase - RS Hanna Gallery, Fredricksburg TX

March 2020 - American Impressionsts Society Small works Showcase, RS Hanna Gallery. Fredricksburg TX September 2019- American Impressionists National Juried Show, Salmagundi Club, NYC

June 2019- American Impressionists Society Small Works- Petoskey Michigan

May 2019 -Arts on Location Juried Plein Air Paint Out - Knoxville Tn  -Awarded 3rd Place 

June 2018 -Cedarburg Plein Air Festival - Cedarburg Wisconsin – Honorable Mention 

June 2017- Outdoor Painters Society Paint out and Juried Show- Dallas, Texas 

Sept 2016 -Cumberland Society of Paintings Exhibition Lipscomb University- Group Show 


Member -The Chestnut Group- Group Shows 

October 2021 - Radnor lake Show Nashville TN

October 2019- Radnor Lake Show Nashville Tn.

April 2018 -Warner Parks Show 

August 2017 -Radnor Lake Show 

April 2017 -Hermitage Show 

August 2016 -Harpeth River Show 

November 2015 -Radnor Lake Show 

April 2015 -Cumberland on Canvas 

February 2015 -Warner Parks Show 

March 2014 -Carnton Plantation Show 


Member -Plein Air Painters of the Southeast -Group Shows

January 2020- Plein Air Painters of the Southeast, Booth Museum, Cartersville Ga.

October 2019 - Plein Air Painters of the SouthEast ,Leipers Fork,Tennessee

September 2018 – Paint the Fork -Plein Air Show -Franklin, Tennessee   Chair-Host 

October 2018 – Newnan Georgia Paint Out -Three Hearts Farm 

October 2017 – Thomasville Georgia Plein Air Event   

October 2017 – Plantations of the South Show -Vadosta Museum of Art -Valdosta, Georgia 

February 2016 – Venice Florida Paint Out -Venice, Florida 

October 2015 – Plein Air Event at Anderson Fine Art Gallery – St Simons, Georgia 

September 2014 – Boothbay Plein Air Event and Show- Boothbay, Maine 

April 2014 – Amelia Island Paint out and workshop – Amelia Island, Florida 

September 2013 – Boothbay Retreat and Show – Boothbay. Maine 

November 2013 -  Plein Air Paint out and Show -Charleston, South Carolina 


Member; The Chestnut Group- Nashville Tennessee, Plein Air Painters of the SouthEast, American Impressionist Society, Outdoor Painters Society, 


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