Pam Coulter Blehert
ives/Works Northern Virginia
Born in Evanston Illinois

Education

Various Postgraduate courses in art: American University, Corcoran School, Odeon Art School (LA), Paris
1965 BA Antioch College (Humanities/Studio Arts)
1961 Duke Ellington/Western High School

Solo Exhibitions

2007 retrospective of my water paintings, Rose Gallery, Reston
2004 Willard Art Gallery, Idaho Falls
2004 Gallery 141, Lancaster PA
2004 Jasmine Café Gallery, Reston
2003 US Geological Survey National Center Gallery
2002 Art in Public Places display at Long and Foster Realtors, Reston
2002 Art in Public Places display at Openet Telecom, Reston
2002 Council of the Arts of Fairfax County sponsored exhibit at Dyncorp, Reston
2002 Old Town Hall Gallery, Herndon VA
2002 Sylvana’s Restaurant, Herndon
2001 TRW Corporate Gallery, Reston
2001 Rose Gallery, Reston
2001 Dyncorp Corporate Gallery, NoVa
1999 BTG Corporate Gallery, NoVa
1996 Venable Art Gallery, Washington DC
1989 Reston Art Gallery (co-op)
1988 Celebrity Center, Washington DC

Group Exhibitions (selected)

2011 (Oct) MPA Artfest (outdoor juried show)
2011 (July) Ramp Gallery (McLean Project for the Arts)
2011 (June) US Geological Gallery
2011 (Jan, Aug) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2011 League of Reston Artists show, Rose Gallery, Reston, VA
2010 Corcoran/MPA Student Show at the Ramp Gallery, McLean
2010 17th annual ArtReston show (Daniel Wise, judge)
2010 (Jan, Mar, Apr) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2010 League of Reston Artists show, Rose Gallery, Reston, VA
2009 (Sep) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2009 League of Reston Artists, USGS Gallery, VA
2008 ArtSpace Herndon show
2008 League of Reston Artists, USGS National Center Gallery
2008 (Jul, Nov, Dec) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2007 ArtReston 14th Juried Exhibition
2007 (Mar, Jun, Nov) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2007 Max 21 at Artworks Gallery “How we see ourselves”
2007 Washington Trade Center Gallery
2006 (Jun, Jul, Sep, Nov, Dec) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2005 (Jun, Aug) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2004 Open Exhibition 2004, Verizon Art Gallery (Paul Salmon, Curator)
2004 (Mar, May, Jun, Oct) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2003 Bethesda Row Arts Festival
2003 Annual Open Exhibition, Verizon Gallery, NOVA (Mr. Phillips of Phillips Collection, curator)
2003 (Aug, Sept) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2003 League of Reston Artists judged show, Rose Gallery (David Tannous, curator)
2002 (July, Aug, Dec) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2002 Treasury of Art show, Vienna Arts Society, VA
2002 League of Reston Artists June juried show
2001 (Apr, Sept) Art League of Alexandria Monthly judged show
2001 Small Works Show, Walker & Co., Reston
2000 (Jan, May, Oct) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show
2000 Bethesda Row Arts Festival
1999 (May, July Aug, Oct) Art League of Alexandria monthly judged show

Grants and Awards

2011 (June) Third Place “Spring House” League of Reston Artists
2011 (April) Hon Mention, “Splash” and “Adirondack” League of Reston Artists
2010 Third Place, League of Reston Artists Annual show, US Geological Survey (Shack in the Woods)
2010 Hon Mention, Founder’s Fine Art Judged Exhibition, Rose Gallery
2010 Hon Mention, Patron’s Show, Art League of Alexandria
2009 Hon Mention, League of Reston Artists, U.S. Geological Survey (Gwen Bragg, judge)
2008 selected as one of 10 participants to participate in an on-site painting competition for new gallery
opening (ArtSpace Herndon)
2008 First Place Award, League of Reston Artists, U.S. Geological Center Gallery
2008 Equal Merit Award, League of Reston Artists judged show, Rose Gallery
2008 Hon. Mention Award, League of Reston Artists at Rose Gallery
2006 Third Place, 13th Annual Juried Exhibition of the League of Reston Artists,(Jack Rasmussen,
Director of the Art Gallery at the Katzen Arts Center at American University, curator)
2005 Hon. Mention Award, League of Reston Artists, USGS Gallery
2003 Best of Show, Art League of Alexandria, Sept judged show (Duncan E. Tebow, Judge)
2003 Equal Merit Award, League of Reston Artist show, USGS (Judge Kathleen Callery)
2002 Equal Merit Award, League of Reston Artists show, Jo Ann Rose Gallery (Deborah Ellis, Judge)
2002 Hon. Mention, League of Reston Artists annual judged show at Rose Gallery (Ted Betts, judge)
2001 Equal Merit Award, League of Reston Artists, (April show, Deborah Ellis, Judge)
2001 Equal Merit Award, Watermedia, “Even Sadder”, The Art League of Alexandria
2000 Hon Mention, Annual League of Reston Artists judged shoe (Diane Tesler, judge)
1999 Hon Mention, Annual League of Reston Artist’s judged show at Rose Gallery
(Helen Dilley Barsalow, judge)
1998 Third Place, League of Reston Artists, USGS Gallery
1998 Red Ribbon Award, 1988 Herndon Spring Fine Art Exhibition
1995 Grumbacher Award, League of Reston Artists Annual show, US Geological Survey (Rock Studies,
Great Falls)
1993 Equal Merit Award, “It’s Even Sadder”, The Art League of Alexandria (July)
1992 First Place, Work on Canvas, ‘Unitarian Church,’ The Art League of Alexandria
1991 Grumbacher Award, League of Reston Artists Annual show, US Geological Survey

Galleries

2011-12 Chasen Gallery, Richmond
1998-present Art League of Alexandria Bin Gallery, Alexandria
2007 Artworks Gallery, Reston (co-op)
1994-97 Venable-Neslage Gallery Washington DC
1995-96 Leon Loard Gallery, Alabama
1988-1990 Reston Art Gallery (co-op)

Teaching Positions

(Subject: Painting)
2010-2012 Art Teacher, ArtSpace Herndon
2010-2012 Art Teacher, Fairfax County ACE Program
1999-2010 Art Teacher, Reston Community Center
1965-66 Art Teacher, Melbourne Florida High School

 Public and Corporate Collections

United Mine Workers of America, Quantico VA
Hughes Corporation, Rockville, MD
General Services Administration, Washington DC
Church of Scientology International (in Clearwater FL)

Publications

2009 Elan Magazine article
1995 The American Artist Magazine
1995 The North Light Book of Acrylic Painting Techniques by Earl Killeen
1992 The Reston Review, article “The Third Dimension”