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Pamela Acheson Myers

"Intense color has thrilled me for as long as I can remember, whether in a tropical bird's brilliant rainbow of feathers, a spectacular sunrise, or a wildly wall-papered room. Watching colors blossom as I apply them to my surface is an incredibly exciting process for me and I can’t wait to start a painting—I look at my pristine canvas, turn to my huge collection of paints, grab a color that catches my eye, and begin!"

Myers paints both pure abstracts and abstract landscapes and seascapes. Her pure abstracts are broad explorations of color. She experiments with how colors interact and with the changing nature of color depending on position, thickness of paint, degree of layering or overlapping or dilution, and the type of surface used. Her abstract landscapes and seascapes capture images of her travels along the edges of continents around the world, from the Florida Keys to the Chilean fjords to the Amalfi coast. "For me," she says, "every view of land, sea, and sky is a unique and magical moment of colors and reflections."

Myers paints with acrylics on canvas, linen, board, and various types of paper. To achieve her intense colors, she applies many layers of paint, color by color, allowing each color to dry completely before applying the next. She often heavily dilutes the paint with water, and it can take 24 to 72 hours for a layer of color to dry. "This can be so frustrating," she says, "because I know exactly what I want to do next but must wait until the paint I've just applied is dry."

Pamela Acheson Myers studied art at Bennington College in Vermont under Vincent Longo, Jules Olitski, and David Smith. After a successful publishing career in New York City, she returned to her love of writing and art and authored several books, including A Year In Palm Beach: Life in an Alternate Universe, and studied art under Harlan G. Hoffman and Miroslav Antic, both of West Palm Beach, Florida. Since then, she has developed her own unique style of applying multi-layered color-intense acrylics to various painting surfaces.

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Desire
Acrylic Painting

$ 600
$ 360
Monster Wave
Acrylic Painting

$ 600
$ 300
Big Splash
Acrylic Painting

$ 600
$ 360
Land of Angels
Acrylic Painting

$ 600
$ 420
Northern Lights
Acrylic Painting

$ 400
$ 280
Spring Flowers
Acrylic Painting

$ 2,800
Heading Out to Sea
Acrylic & Oil Painting

$ 400
Psychedelic Comet
Acrylic Painting

$ 600
$ 420
Galactic Collision
Acrylic Painting

$ 600
$ 360
Watery Reflections
Acrylic Painting

$ 800
$ 400
Rapture
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,000
$ 600
Sunrise on Jupiter
Acrylic Painting

$ 800
$ 560
Going Wild
Acrylic Painting

$ 800
$ 560
Driving Rain
Acrylic Painting

$ 800
$ 480
Like Magic
Acrylic Painting

$ 600
$ 480
Aerial View
Acrylic Painting

$ 700
$ 420
Spring Fling
Acrylic Painting

$ 600
$ 480
Spring Begins
Acrylic Painting

$ 2,400
Topsy Turvy
Acrylic Painting

$ 2,200
$ 1,760
Underwater Panorama
Acrylic Painting

$ 2,800
$ 1,960
Tapestry of Time
Acrylic Painting

$ 600
$ 480
Chicago at Dusk
Acrylic Painting

$ 450
$ 225
Sunset at the Lake
Acrylic Painting

$ 450
$ 270
Underwater Goings On
Acrylic Painting

$ 2,800
$ 1,400
Feeling Giddy
Acrylic Painting

$ 300
$ 180
Attraction
Acrylic Painting

$ 300
Turbulent Waters
Acrylic Painting

$ 300
$ 180
A Lot Going On
Acrylic Painting

$ 500
$ 350
High Key
Acrylic Painting

$ 500
Gentle Energy
Acrylic Painting

$ 600
$ 300
Driving Rain
Acrylic Painting

$ 250
$ 125
Feeling Happy
Acrylic Painting

$ 500
$ 250
Green with Envy
Acrylic Painting

$ 700
$ 490
Pure Joy
Acrylic Painting

$ 700
Speeding By
Acrylic Painting

$ 800
Dream World
Acrylic & Oil Painting

$ 700
Supernovas
Acrylic Painting

$ 800
Blue Radiance
Acrylic Painting

$ 300
$ 210
Gentle Dreams
Acrylic Painting

$ 800
$ 640
Sheer Delight II
Acrylic Painting

$ 440
$ 220
Sailing Along the Coast
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,500
$ 900
Hidden Marshes
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,500
$ 900
Anchored at Nightfall
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,600
$ 960
Hot Summer Nights
Acrylic Painting

$ 1,800
$ 900
Morning Sky
Acrylic Painting

$ 500
$ 250
I See You
Acrylic Painting

$ 700
$ 490
Woods Hole in Winter
Acrylic Painting

$ 900
$ 720
Selected Exhibitions & Awards
Works on Paper, Studio 1608, West Palm Beach, FL, 2020
Myers Abstracts Large and Small, Via Arts Project, Palm Beach, FL, 2019
Hibuscus Hijack the Night, Via Arts Project, Palm Beach, FL , 2019
West Chelsea Annual Invitational, West Chelsea Open Studios, New York, NY, 2019, 2018, 2017
Artists of Palm Beach, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth, FL, 2019
County Contemporary All Media Show, Cultural Council of Palm Beach County, Lake Worth, FL, 2018
Third Prize, Art of Association, Lighthouse ArtCenter, Tequesta, FL, 2014
The Creative Process, East End Arts Gallery, Riverhead, NY, 2014
Award of Exceptional Merit, Scottsdale Biennale 2013, Wee Gallery of Fine Art, Scottsdale, AZ, 2013
Collections
American Airlines Art Collection, American Airlines Admirals Lounges, Miami, FL USA, 2016, 2015, 2014