Pam Glew, born in 1978, is a Brighton based artist best known for her distinctive paintings on fabric. The artist uses dye and stitch to paint, deconstruct and distress vintage materials in her own breed of painting. Glew started making artwork on flags and textiles around 2007 as a response to war, notably 'Afghan Girl' later appeared on the front cover of Le Monde Newspaper.
Flags, quilts and textiles are used to explore and question how identity is constructed by the places we inhabit. The artist often incorporates mixed media; paint, inks and pigment onto found fabric adhered to wood panels, incorporating Japanese prints, vintage denim and heirloom quilts. The use of textiles and images of women are a nod to the scarcity of women artists documented in the history of art.
Pam has shown internationally in 7 major solo shows and over 100 group exhibitions, alongside such artists as Damien Hirst, Tracy Emin and Peter Blake and has worked with Armani, Ralph Lauren, MTV and Microsoft, Terry O'Neill. Her work is housed at Saatchi & Saatchi London, Red Bull and Mitsubishi Bank and can be found in private collections worldwide.