Pamela Holliday served as a public school principal and as
Director of Exceptional Children’s Programs before she retired in December of
2004. She then taught writing part-time at Carteret Community College where she
renewed her love of clayin
pottery course.She threw pots at
Bridges Street Pottery in Morehead until 2008 when she and her husband built a
studio at their home.
The natural beauty of the world,
particularly the coastal regions, and the remnants of the human experience have
inspired Pam from Maine to New Mexico, Alaska to North Carolina and many
poignant places in between.She loves to share what she has seen through her photographs and she
tries to capture the essence and uniqueness of Mother Nature in her functional
and artistic pottery.
Pam had her first pottery show in
October, 2005, as part of the four woman group called BackCreek Artists and has
had several group and solo shows since.She has been juried into Carteret County Arts and
Crafts Coalition and Carolina Artist Studio Gallery.Her Heron Vase earned an Honorable Mention at the Morehead
City 150thcelebration in 2007.
Her raku Windows on the World won Excellence in Arts award at the 2008 Art for
the Heart. A Blue Crab Platter won an Honorable Mention at the 2008 Big Rock
Art Show, a second place went to a Damselfly Tray and an Honorable Mention to
her verdigris place setting at the 2009 North Carolina ClayArt Show.In 2010, a scallop shell tea pot earned
an Honorable Mention at the ACCC Art form the Heart Show.In 2008 she received a Regional Artist
Project grant from the Arts Council of North Carolina.
Her work can be found at Artworks
in New Bern, Handscapes in Beaufort, DownCreek Gallery on Ocracoke, Roads End
Gallery on Hatteras, Downeast Canvas and Gallery in Oriental, The Bellamy
Mansion in Wilmington, Core Sound Waterfowl Museum on Harkers Island and in her
home.Pam has been 'adopted' by
the Arts Council of Carteret County Adopt an Artist Program and she serves on
the board of the Arts Council of Carteret County.
In addition to
pottery and photography, Ms. Holliday enjoys kayaking with the Warrior Queens,
reading for two book clubs, crabbing, growing oysters and traveling.She is an avid sailor and lives on the
shores of Adams Creek with her husband Bob, the salt of the earth, their black
lab Abigail Braveheart Warrior Queen and Sammie, a cute little tabby who
recently won over the entire household.
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