Pamela Silver was born in Johannesburg South Africa and grew up in Bulawayo Zimbabwe.
She is a graduate of the University of Cape Town. She studied teaching at Goldsmiths College, University of London, she studied painting at the Art Students League New York, printmaking at the Massachusetts College of Art and Design and the Jerusalem Print Workshop.
She has been living and painting in Jerusalem since 1973.
Her home and studio are surrounded by a magical colourful garden that inspires her work.
Her art has been exhibited in Museums and Galleries worldwide
in over 90 exhibitions- in Europe, China, Japan, Russia, the USA, the UK, Africa and Israel.
Her 26 solo exhibitions include; Ben Uri Gallery and Museum, London 1988; The National Gallery of Zimbabwe, Harare and Bulawayo 1995; Leighton House Museum, London 1999; Museu Aqua, Lisbon 2004; Spier, Stellenbosch, South Africa 2009; Museu Aqua, Lisbon 2004; Zaritsky Artists’ House, Tel Aviv 2013; The Artists’ House Jerusalem 1988, 1999, 2002; Irma Stern Museum Cape Town 2018.
Highlights of group exhibitions include ”Osaka Triennial Print” Japan, 1998; “The Second Beijing International Art Biennale” Beijing 2005; “Olympic Fine Art Exhibition” Beijing 2008,
111 and IV National Drawing Biennale in Israel”- 2007 and 2010;
“The Royal Academy of Arts Summer Exhibition” London 2015; “The Original Print Show” curated by Norma Ackroyd CBE RA,
The Zillah Bell Gallery, Thirsk, UK, 2015; “The Masters Etching”
The Royal Society of Painters – Printmakers, London, 2016.
Pamela Silver’s art is in the collection of the Israel Museum,
The Tel Aviv Museum, the Victoria and Albert Museum,
London, The National Museum of women in the Arts, Washington.
Awards: Gold Medal Olympic Fine Art, Exhibition Beijing 2008.