Artist Pam Glew, born in 1978, is a well-established, contemporary Britishartist, best known for her highly skilled and unique bleaching technique on fabric, vintage flags, and handmade vintage quilts.
Pam Glew started producing artwork using textiles as a canvas around 2005. Through her unique process she creates captivating portraits and urban landscapes using dye and bleach, the visual emerging subtly from the darkness. Flags, quilts and brocade are used by the artist as she plays with our notion of icons, patriotism and the culture of heritage.
Pam has exhibited in numerous urban, traditional and site-specific exhibitions, alongside artists such as Damien Hirst, Tracy Emin and Peter Blake. She has shown in 9 major solo shows and over 100 group exhibitions in galleries, art-fairs and museums worldwide. Her work continues to be collected by art buyers globally and she is frequently commissioned by both large brands and private clients. Glew’s work has featured in numerous magazines and newspaper articles, notably her artwork ‘Afghan Girl’, appeared on the front page of the ‘Le Monde’ Newspaper.
Pam Glew is often commissioned by musicians, “Goldie has a large Jean-Michel Basquiat and Bill Wyman has a union jack I painted using Terry O’Neill’s portrait of Jean Shrimpton and Terence Stamp”. Pam has produced commissions for Armani, Ralph Lauren, MTV, Pepe Jeans, Red Bull, Wagamama, WB Games, and Microsoft.