About->Curriculum Vitae

Pamela Irving

Born in Melbourne, Australia 1960


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Studio 68 Patterson Rd, Bentleigh, Melbourne, Australia 3204
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1979-1982 Bachelor of Education (Art/Craft) Melbourne State College

Thesis: “Contemporary Australian Ceramics from the Shepparton Arts

Centre Collection”

1984-1989 Master of Arts ( by Research)

University of Melbourne, Victorian College of the Arts

Thesis: “The Angel Imagery of Arthur Boyd, John Perceval and Mirka Mora”.

Solo Exhibitions:

forthcoming : Mr Hany Panky’s Environment @ Maroondah Federation Estate Gallery in September

2019 : YOLO Man Waltzes Matilda, Port Fairy Folk Festival, Blarney Books + Art + Pamela Irving Studio + Gallery

2018: Yolo Man and His Apocalyptic Alphabet, Deakin University Art Gallery

2017: “Irreverent Tales” City of Whitehorse, Artspace Gallery

2017 “Dream Out Loud” @ Without Pier Gallery

2015 “Ballarat Bestiary” CONTAINART exhibition, City of Ballarat.

2015 “ Yolo Man and His Apocalyptic Alphabet: The Chicago Suite”

            Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago.

2015  “Doggeral Dreams” Gallery on Sturt, Ballarat

2014  “Doggeral Dreams” Montsalvat Gallery, Melbourne.

2011 “Dreaming with Open Eyes”, Light Factory Gallery

2004-2006 “Treading the Boards” Shepparton Art Museum, Geelong Art Gallery, Ballarat Art Gallery

1997 “A Decade of Images” Lyall Burton Gallery

1995 “Tabloid Royals”, Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney,

          “Tabloid Royals”  Bendigo Art Gallery,

           “Tabloid Royals” Shepparton Art Museum

1993 “Ned Kelly’s Last Supper”,Artefact, Melbourne

1993 “Sincerely Yours”Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney

1991 “Love, Myth & Suffering” Caulfield Arts Complex

1991 “Canine Companions” No Vacancy 189 Collins St Melbourne

1990 “Perfect Pets”Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney

1988 “A Divine Comedy” Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney

         “A Divine Comedy” Despard Street Gallery,Hobart

1987 “Images of Angels” Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne

1986 “Ceramic Sculpture” Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney

1983  “Ceramic Sculpture” Profile Gallery, Melbourne

Joint  Exhibitions:

Forthcoming May 2024 Exhibition as part of NGV’s Design Week.

2019: “Savage Liaisons” AMI + IRVING, Gallery of Ciontemporary Mosaics, Chicago + SOFA Chicago

2016 “Savage Curiosities” Karen Ami + Pamela Irving  GoCM Chicago September-October

2003 “REFLUXUS” Motor Works Gallery, Melbourne Grammar.

2002 “REFLUXUS” – Bendigo Art Gallery, Maroondah Art Gallery

2001 “Serious Humour” Volvo Gallery Sydney Irving + Shimmen

2001 “Sense & Serendipity” Montsalvat. Irving, Shimmen & Hicks

2000 “Memoryware” Irving & Shimmen Adelaide Central Gallery

1998 “Byte The Invisible Future” Shimmen & Irving Despard Gallry, Tasmania

1991 “The Bride Stripped Bare” Irving & Lourie, Blaxand Gallery Melbourne

1988 “ Wiggs and Irving”, Hong Kong Arts Centre, Hong Kong

1987 “Body to Body” Irving & Flood Devise Gallery Melbourne

1984 “Sheer Madness” Irving, Halpern & Shearer, Gryphon Gallery

1981 “Two of a Kind” John & Pamela Irving, Eltham Gallery, Melbourne

Group Exhibitions:

2023 “Sets, Series and Ensembles” Gallery of Contemporary Mosaic, Chicago

2023 “All Creatures” Gallery of Contemporary Mosaic Chicago

2023 “Twenty Five” Whitehorse ARTSPACE 

2023 “Stories from Council’s Art Collection” Glen Eira City Council curated exhibition.

2022 “Sage Advice for the Serious Young Artist” Whitehorse Art Space

2022 “Maetros” Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago, works by Irving, Kii, MacInnes, Marzi + Zanelli

2021 “Flying Masks” Maison de la Mosaïque Contemporaine, Paray-le- Monial, France

2021 “Victorian Sculpture Awards” Gippsland Regional Art Gallery

2021 MSWPS Members Exhibition (Virtual due to Covid)

2021 “Breaking Ground”  Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago

2021  “Deakin University Small Sculpture Award”  2021 Deakin University Gallery

2020: MSWPS (Melbourne Society of Women Painters + Sculptors) Members Exhibition. (Virtual Due to COVID)

C-/O CARE @ Craft + Design Centre Canberra, ACT

2019 : Contemporary Women Painters, invitational exhibition Hunan Province, China

2019 TRANSITIONS Hazelhurst Regional Gallery, NSW

2018 “AIMC” St Nicholas Church, Paray le Monial, France

2018 “Text” SOFA, Chicago + Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics.

2018: “The Marks They Make” Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago

2018: “Debut”  Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago, USA

2018: TRANSITIONS, joint show with Bremner, Butler, Hughes + Bodycomb Craft + Design Centre, Canberra

2017: Mosaic Exhibition At Mawsons Pavillion, Tasmania with Bremner, Bodycomb, Edwards + Irving

2017 : SOFA Chicago with Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago

2017 “Art in Pieces”, International Mosaic Exhibition, City Gallery, Lexington Kentucky, USA

2017   “Collective Visions:130 Years” Bendigo Art Gallery

2016 – 2017 The Stories We Tell, Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago

2017 “Coolart @ Coolart” Gallery organised by Without Pier Gallery

2016  Kyoto Mosaic Exhibition, Shimadai Gallery Kyoto

2016 “Works on Paper” Without Pier Gallery, Melbourne.

2016  Mount View Art Show (Guest Artist)

2016 Highlights from the Ceramics Victoria Collection, Whitehorse Arts Space.

2016 OCGA Art Exhibition + Sale

2016 “MOSAIC: AIMC in the Contemporary World” Palazzo Tadea, Spilimbergo, Italy.

2016 “A Passover Story” Museum of Biblical Arts, Dallas Texas

2015 “Works on Paper 2”, WG Art Consultants.

2015  “Bibliomosaico” Biennale de Mosaique d’Obernai Municipality of Obernai, France

2015 + 2016  “Mosaics Abroad” Exhibition of 11 International Artists, Touring Japan for 12                months

          Yokohama Civic Art Gallery Azamino, Yokohama in Kanagawa

           Tajimi Art Gallery “Gallery Voice” Tajimi in Gifu

           Gallery in Sekigahara Marble Craft, Sekigahara in Gifu

           ORIE Art Gallery, Minat-ku in Tokyo

           Grande Magazzino “Isetan”, Shinjuku in Tokyo

2015 Mount View Art Show, (Guest Artist) 

2015 Our Kaleidoscope of Colour and Culture, Lauriston Art Exhibition 2015, Leonard Joels       

2014 “Bibliomosaico  National Library of Latvia, Riga, Latvia

2014 “Works on Paper 1”, WG Art Consultants

2014 OCGA Art Exhibition + Sale

2013 Mosaic Exhibition, Bundoora Hoestead

2013 “Bibliomosaico” Edizioni del Girasole, Ravenna, Italy

2013 Mosaik Yarismasi, Gaziantep Museum, Gaziantep, Republic of Turkey

2013 Illuminate National Biennial Mosaic Exhibition, Bundoorah Homestead

2012 Lasallian Foundation Fine Art Charity Auction @ Menzies

2012 OCGA Art Exhibition

2009 “The Artist and the Mosaic Exhibition” opened 1st April in Moscow’s Schusev State Museum for Architecture, Moscow.Russia.

2006 Mosaic Art Now Bundoora Homestead, (Artists from Spilimbergo, Italy + Australia)

2006 OGCA Exhibition

2003 “The Guitar Festival Show” Cube 37

2003 “The Synthetic Show” Yarra Sculpture Gallery

2003 May Exhibition, Manyung Gallery

2002 “Councillors Choice”, Maroondah Art Gallery

2002“Refluxus” Bendigo Art Gallery

2002 “Refluxus” Maroondah Federation Estate

2002 “Children’s Book Illustrations” Custom’s House Gallery, Warnambool

2002 “Clay At Montsalvat” Montsalvat Gallery

2002 “Friends For Craft”, Steps Gallery

2002 “A Baroque Christmas” Despard Gallery, Hobart2001 “In Door Out Door” Mira Art Gallery

2001 “Creative Madness” Volvo Gallery Sydney.

2001 The Melbourne International Flower & Garden Show, Garry Mc Ewan Exhibit.

2001-2002 “Art Horses: Phar Larry”. Museum Victoria, Caulfield Race Course. Geelong Art Gallery, Melbourne Exhibition Buildings, Melbourne Flower Show

2000 “The Art of Living” Sotheby’s Melbourne

2000 “The Exquisite Corpse” Bendigo Art Gallery, Monash Art Gallery,Swan Hill Regional Gallery Ararat Regional Gallery.

2000 “Art Animals” Walker St Gallery, Dandenong, Switchback Gallery, Monash University. Ararat Regional Gallery

1999 “Australian Book Illustration Show,” Customs House Gallery

1999 “Artsville- The Big Shed in the Bush” Fryerstown, Victoria

1999 “Contemporary Clay” Biennial Exhibition Cowwar Art Space Gippsland

1999-2003 “ We Are Australian” Victorian Arts Centre, Volvo Gallery Sydney, Adelaide Festival Centre, Canberra Museum &Art Gallery, New England Regional Art Museum, Tasmanian Museum & Art Gallery, Albury Wodonga Regional Art Gallery, State Library of Queensland, Latrobe Regional Art Gallery., Immigration Museum Melbourne.

1999 “Craft Victorian Auction” Deutscher Menzies Gallery

1999 “ST Kilda Festival” Art in Windows Show

1998 “Sydney Myer Fund International Ceramics Award” Shepparton

Art Gallery

1998 “The Fabulous Brooch Show”, Meat Market Craft Centre.

1998 “Picture This”, Customs House Gallery, Warnambool

1998 “The Cask An Aussie Icon,” National Gallery of Victoria, Toowoomba Arts Centre

1998 “Raining Cats and Dogs”, Despard Gallery, Hobart

1997 “Ici un bout du monde, here, one corner of the world” The Alliance Francais, Canberra

1997 “The Match Box Show” Grand Central Art, Melbourne

1997 “New and Gallery Artists” Lyall Burton Gallery

1997 “Despard Christmas Show”, Despard Gallery, Hobart

1996 “The Bowl Show” Crowded House Design, Melbourne

1996 “Ici un bout du monde, here one corner of the world” The Gentilly Biennale, Paris

1995 “Dreamtime ‘96” Power House Museum, Sydney

1995 “Sidney Myer Fund. Australia Day Ceramic Award 1995?Shepparton Arts Centre

1995 “Oceania Stage Trade Fair Kyushu ‘95? Japan

1995 City of Glen Eira Artists Award Caulfield Arts Complex

1994 “Australian Contemporary Art Fair Exhibition Building Melbourne

               (Represented by Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney)

1994 “Celebrating Women: The Domain of the Other”, National Gallery, Victoria

1994 “Travesties of Art”, Blaxland Gallery Myer Melbourne

1994 “Objects of Desire” Caulfield Arts Complex

1994 “Caulfield Artists Award” Caulfield Arts Complex

1994 ” New Import Showcase Fair Osaka, Japan

1993 “Australia Day Ceramic Award Exhibition” Shepparton Art Centre

1993 “The Love Show”, Blaxland Gallery, Myer Melbourne

1992 “Australia Day Ceramic Award Exhibition” Shepparton Art Centre

1992 “International Women’s Day exhibition window” No Vacancy, 189 Collins Street, Melbourne.

1992 James Street Gallery, Group Exhibition.

1992 “Art Imitating Life”,Irving. Flood, Strizic, Hammerstingl. Caulfield Arts Centre

1991 “Art Angels” Blaxland Gallery, Melbourne

1991 “Irving & Irving:Past and Present” World of Art Gallery, Melbourne

1991 “Australia Day Ceramic Award Exhibition” Shepparton Art Centre

1991 “The Clothesline Trail” Front of National Gallery, Victoria

1990 “Contemporary Australian Arts Fair” Exhibition Buildings,Melbourne

(represented by Holdsworth Gallery, Sydney)

1990 “Southlawn Sculpture Exhibition” Melbourne University

1989 “Rare II” Artery Gallery, Geelong

1989 “Bricks & Beyond” Brickworks, Tasmania

1988 “Canada/Australia Art Exchange” Calgary, Alberta, Canada (Winter Olympics)

Toured Canada and North America

1988 “R.M.I.T. Ceramic Staff” R.M.I.T. Gallery

1988 “Australian Crafts” Meat Market Craft Centre

1988 “Bricks & Beyond”* The Design Centre, Hobart,* Cockatoo Gallery, Hobart,

* The Sheraton Hotel,* Brisbane Expo. Tasmanian Pavilion

1988 “Sausage Sizzle” Gryphon Gallery Melbourne College of Advanced Education

1988 “Osewold, Wilke, Irving & Wiggs” QDOS Gallery, Lorne

1988 “Australian Sculpture” Beaver Galleries, Canberra

1989 “Bricks & Beyond” Brickworks, Tasmania

1987 “Group Show” Tim Hogan Fine Art

1987 “Survey 8: Cuthbertson, Rowe, Irving & Kemp” Geelong Art Gallery

1987 “Introduction to Sculpture” Healesville Arts Centre

1987 “Australian Ceramic Sculptors” Distelfink Gallery

1987 “Deakin University Acquisition Exhibition” Deakin University

1985 “Australian Crafts” Meat Market Craft Centre

1985 “City of Footscray Prize Exhibition” Footscray Town Hall

1985 “Ten Victorian Ceramicists” R.M.I.T. Gallery

1985 “4th National Ceramics Conference Speakers Exhibition” University of Melbourne

1985 “Victorian Ceramic Sculptors” Profile Gallery

1985 Card Games: Flood, Hearn, Spurrier & Irving” Studio Gallery, Tasmania

1984 “Fifth Anniversary Exhibition” Profile Gallery

1984 “Victorian Ceramic Group” Caulfield Arts Centre

1984 “Current Visions in Intimate Sculpture” Profile Gallery

1982 “Victorian Ceramic Group”Caulfield Arts Centre

1982 “Limited Containers” Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne

1982 “Graduate Exhibition” Chrysalis Gallery

1982 “Walker Ceramic Awards” Caulfield Arts Centre

1981”The Sentiment is Genuine” Gryphon Gallery, Melbourne


Museo D’Art della Citta di Ravenna, Italy (MAR)

Ceramics Victoria Collection.

State Library, Victoria

City of Melbourne 

City of Glen Eira

Shepparton Art Museum

Bendigo Art Gallery

Museum of Victoria

Geelong Art Gallery

University of Melbourne

City of Whitehorse

Footscray City Art Collection

City of Hume

City of Wyndham

Deakin University

Burnie College of T.A.F.E. Tasmania

Germaine Greer, Tuscany

Trinity College, University of Melbourne


Pacific Shopping Centres




Monash Medical Centre, Clayton

Sushi King

Murray Goulburn Co-operative

Colac Otway Shire

Art Horses PTY LTD

ANZ Bank

L’Oreal Australia

Sushi King

Zart Art

Bars Collection, St Petersburg, Russia

Northern Hospital

Australian Catholic University

Yooralla Society, Box Hill

Yooralla Society, Glenroy 

Luna Park, Melbourne

City of Wangaratta Art Collection

Micro Net, Sydney

Roy Morgan Research

Gundesen Collection, New Zealand.

Private collections

Works also held in private collections in  Australia, USA ,Japan, Hong Kong, Russia


Holy Trinity Kindergarten, Hampton

The Currajong School, East Malvern

Lara Lake Primary School

Corio North High School

Lowther Hall

Mentone Girls Grammar

Mentone Grammar

Kew High School

Merton Hall, Melbourne Girls Grammar

Star of the Sea, Gardenvale

Abbotsleigh Girls Grammar, Sydney

Scotch College Melbourne

Camberwell Boys Grammar School

Wesley College, Elsternwick

Grimwade House, Melbourne Grammar Junior School.

Tintern Girls Grammar School

Melbourne Girls Grammar School, Merton Hall

Lilydale West Primary School

MLC, Methodist Ladies College

Wesley College Junior School, Melbourne

Sandringham House, Firbank Junior School

Nazareth College, Noble Park

NIST, International School, Bangkok

Lauriston Girls Grammar School

ISKL, International School Kuala Lumper

The Emmerson School

Yeshiva College

Shanghai American School, Shanghai China.


Pamela is constantly doing commissions for private clients in both painting and mosaic, not listed here.

1992 Bronzed sculptured Dog, Swanston Street Walk, Melbourne City Council

1993 Bronzed sculptured Bull, Trinity College, University of Melbourne

1994 Sculptured dress for Fiorucci, for Mattingly & Partners, Ad.Agency

1994 Australia Day Cake, Caulfield City Council

1994 Ceramic Trophy for the Caulfield Handicap, horse race.

1994 Bronze sculptured dog,Commissioned by City of Glen Eira.

1994 3 Cement Fondue Dogs commissioned by the City of Broadmeadows.

1995-1996 Bronze Fountain Sculpture, Commissioned by Pacific Shopping Centres for

Epping Shopping Complex

1996 Mosaic Sculpture, Lowther Hall Anglican Grammer School

1996 Chirnside Park Entryway, Commisioned by City of Wyndham

1999 Ceramic Mosaic Floor piece Celebrating 100 years of Mentone Girls Grammar 1999 Melbourne Comedy Festival Commissioned work for the front Myer Windows, Bourke Street, Melbourne

1999 Ceramic Mosaic Mural, Kew HIgh School

2000 Ceramic Mosaic Sofa, Star of The Sea, Gardenvale

2000 Ceramic Mosaic Mural Wesley College Elsternwick

2000Mosaic Dog, Lowther Hall

2000 Mosaic plaque, Polypacific

2000 100 Bronze Cows, Murray Goulburn Co LTD

2000 CD Cover illustration for KLEZMANIA

2000 CD Cover Dog for Jugularity

2001 “Art Horses Victoria” To paint an art horse

2002 “ The Porcelain Pooch” Large mosaic dog for City of Maroondah

2002 “Cows on Pardade” paint a life sized cow for City of Shepparton

2002 Logo design for Whoopsys Dog + Cat Shop, Elwood.

2003 “ The Cressy Friendship Couch” Colac Otway Shire

2003 Miniature Art Horses for Crown Casino Oaks Day Luncheon.

2004-2005 Mosaic Mural, Yooralla Box Hill Day Centre.

2005 Yooralla Day Centre, Glenroy ceramic mural commission

2005 -2006 “LOUIS” Large mosaic Dog for front of Shepparton Art Gallery

2007-2015 Currently making 4 large mosaic panels for a private residence, Melbourne.

2009 Mosaic Mural Celebrating 100 years of Firbank. Sandringham House, Firbank Junior School

2009 Mosaic Lions for Wesley College, Junior School

2009 3.2 metre high “Ark” sculpture, Nazareth College, Noble Park

2010 25 metres long mosaic for the Luna Palace Building, Luna Park Melbourne

2011 Community mosaic Mural, Patterson Station, Bentleigh

2011 Mosaic Mural Luna Palace Building, Luna Park Melbourne to Celebrate the 99th Birthday!

2012 Mosaic Mural Luna Park Melbourne

2013 Mosaic Mural Luna Park Melbourne

2014 Welcome Mural, NIST International School, Bangkok.

2015 “The 9 Muses” Sculptures for Lauriston Girls Grammar School.

2017 Bronze Daschund Dogs for Lightfolk Foundation

2021 Mural for the 75th Anniversary of the Holy Trinity Kindergarten, Hampton. 



1981 Nominated Kamel Kiln Award

1985 Ceramic Prize, City of Box Hill

1985 Ceramic Prize City of Footscray

1987 Ministry for the Arts and Ministry for Education Artist in Schools Project

1988 Australia Council Grant To Develop a Body of Ceramic Work.

1988 Ministry for Arts and Ministry for Education, Artist in Schools Project

1989 Tasmanian Arts Council Grant-Artist in Residency, Tasmania

1991 Pat Corrigan Artist Grant, N.A.V.A.

1994 Winner, Australia Day Ceramic Award, Shepparton Art Museum

1995 City of Glen Eira Artist Award

1999 Artist and Designers in Schools Grant, resident artist at

Kew High School

2005 Artist in School Grant, Ministry for the Arts and Education

2010 Arts Victoria Grant

2012 Keep Australia Beautiful Award, Community Action for mosaics at Patterson Station, Bentleigh

2015 Cancer Council CEO Awards, Volunteer Group of the Year, Tuxedo Junction             Committee

2019 ORO Mosaic Award to travel to Israel to study Roman Mosaics

Artist in Residencies & Community Projects/ Collaborative Projects

1985 Women 150 Banner Project Outside National Gallery, Victoria for City Of Melbourne 

1985 – 1989 Lived at Pirra Arts Centre and participated in many school and community projects in Lara and Geelong.

1987- Lara Lake Primary School, Lara

1987 Worked @ Zolati Brickworks, Tasmania

1987 Papier Mache workshops throuout Tasmania

1988- Corio North High School;

1989- Laverton North Primary School

1990 Melbourne Adult Day Centre, in Flemington and Nth Melbourne.Mosaic planter project with the Aged funded by City of Melbourne.

1991 A Clothes Line Trail, International Womens Day Celebrations, National Gallery Victoria

1992 “Face It” Community Arts Projects with Carlton Contact, Neighbourhood House.Funded by City of Melbourne

1993 1994 cement Fondue dog for the Broadmeadows Town Hall. Community Arts Project including ceramic tile mural. Worked with Bernice White & John Irving.

1996- Lowther Hall, Essendon

1999 Artist in residence Mentone Girls Grammar School

1999 Kew High School Multicultural Wall mosaic mural

2000 Star of the Sea, mosaic sofa project

2000 Wesley College Elsternwick, Year of the Dragon Mosaic Mural

2000 Lowther Hall, mosaic dog project.

2001 Artist in Residence @ Museum Victoria, creating my Art Horse “Phar Larry”

2002 Artist in Residence at Melbourne Grammar School making 4 mosaic Australian animals for The Grimwade Campus. Worked with 120 yr 4 students.

2003 Artist in Residence at Camberwell Grammar School.

2003 Artist in Residence Camberwell Boys Grammar, 10 days

2005 Artist in Residence Tintern Grammar School, 10 days

2005 Artist in Residence, Merton Hall, 10 days

2005 Artist in Residence, Mentone Boys Grammar, 10 days

2005 Artist in Residence, Camberwell Grammar, 10 days

2005 Artist in Residence Lilydale West Primary School, 10 days

2005 Artist in Residence Abbotsleigh Grammar School, Sydney 10 days

2005 Artist in Residence Beth Rivkah Ladies College, 15 days

2006 Artist in Residence, Merton Hall, 10 days

2006 Artist in Residence, Scothch College, 10 days

2006 Artist in Residence Methodist Ladies College, MLC, 10 days

2007 Artist in Residence Beth Rivkah Ladies College, 10 days.

2021 Artist in Residence, Currajong School, East Malvern

Reviews, Catalogues and Reference books

2021 Mosaic Review, “Mosaic Portrait on Pamela Irving” article by Andrey Kuchmenko

2019 Front cover of Mosaique Magazine + Article

2017  Mosaique Magazine January 2017, “Savage Curiosities: A collaboration Across Two

          Continents” by Oona D’mello p 61- 63

          Whitehorse Exhibition Program 2017 p10-11 “Irreverent Tales-Pamela Irving”

         Whitehorse Leader “Exhibition with HE(ART) Supports a good Cause” p 16 March 20th

2016: Savage Curiosities Karen Ami + Pamela Irving, Exhibition Catalogue,

          The Gallery of Contemporary Mosaics, Chicago,  20 pages. BLURB book.

           Kyoto Mosaic Exhibition 2016, Catalogue p2

          The Chicago Mosaic School, Spring/Summer 2016 Classes and Workshops p2, p21

          Mosaique Magazine January 2016  “Mosaics du Monde au Japan” by Toyoharu Kii

          p83 – p 85

          Mosaique Magazine July 2016  “A Mosaic Passover StoryII Symbols of Judaism”

           p 48 + 49

          Mosaique Magazine July 2016 “ Magic Mosaic: Ancient Art-Contemporary

          Interpretation” review by Jane Clark p 26 + 27

          Highlights of the Ceramics Victoria Collection. Catalogue.

          Who’s Who of Australian Women

2015: Mosaic Art Association in Japan Exhibition Catalogue 2015 p47,p 55

          The Sculptures of Melbourne. By Mark S Holsworth  p 120 -121 Published by

          Melbourne Books 2015

          Mosaic in the Contemporary World, Catalogue by Scuola Mosaicisti Del Friuli

          p48+ p49, p148 + p149.

         7th Edition de la Biennale de la Mosaique, Catalogue 2015, “Bibliomosico”

         Lauriston Life Edition 3 October 2015. P5, “Our Muses”p10

         Waverly Leader Front Cover + p8 June 9th 2015 “Top Class Act: Irving makes a

         Purr-    fect entry in Show”

        The Weekly Review “Local Lowdown: Pamela Irving” p14 2015

        Craft & The Cat “Pamela Irving Talks Cats and Dogs” 6th March 2015 Blog.14 pages.

        The Interiors Addict (online blog) “Meet Pamela Irving, the artist behind some of

        Australia’s most iconic Public Art” by Freddy Grant 24th March 2015 5 pages.

        Ballarat Courier  “Colour of Quirkiness” exhibition at Gallery on Sturt Article by Alicia


         Who’s Who of Australian Women

2014: The Mosaics of Ravenna, Exhibition Catalogue p140

          Contemporary Mosaic XIV AIMC World Conference and Exhibition of Contemporary

          Mosaic, Vienna May 21-25th 2014 Catalogue. “Art Environments: People and Places

          that have informed my mosaic practice” Pamela Irving p73 – 77

          Mosaique Magazine June 2014 no 8 “La Vision du bout du monde de Pamela Irving:

           reves burlesque” by Phoebe Lindner p 76 -78

          Tiles (Japanese Magazine) Edition 12 December 2014 p32-34 “Pamela Irving” by 

          Toyoharu Kii

          Port Phillip Leader “Technology Inspires Art”  News p 12

           Who’s Who of Australian Women

2013 Melbourne Historical Journal. “The Curious Case of the Dog in the City:

          Melbourne’s  Larry La Trobe” by James Lesh Vol 41, No 1 2013

         Ravenna Mosaico First International Contemporary Mosaic Festival.

         Third Edition 2013    p 202

         The Journal of Australian Ceramics, 92 April 2013 edition 521 “Dreaming with Ope

          Eyes” Pamela Irving discusses her mosaic Intallation at Luna Park in Melbourne

         p 88-92

         International Mosaic Competition and Exhibition Catalogue: 90 Pieces of Art for the

        90th Anniversary of the Turkish Republic” p 172 -173

        Dreaming with Open Eyes, Blurb book compiled by Benjamin Lindner 40 pages

        Mosaique Magazine June 2013 No 6.  “La Mosaique en Australie”

        p81-82 by Rachel Bremner

        Business Chics Magazine, LATTE  Winter 2013 “Creative Inspiration: Creativity

        Underpins the way these women make a living. Latte talks to three women who have

         made Commercial success” p 6 – 10

        Zart Extra “Mosaics Illuminated” Term 2 2013 p 9

        Who’s Who of Australian Women

        Mosaic Arts International   Catalogue. SAMA Tacoma, Washington     

       Jurors statement  p 3

         Who’s Who of Australian Women

2012 The Weekly Review Summer Edition January 18-24th “Luna Tunes:Happy Families”

         By Judith Hughes p19

         500 Art in Public by Chris van Uffelen p136 Braun Book 1st Edition 2012

          Menzies Catalogue, Fine Art Charity Auction Aug

         The Weekly Review “Luna Park Turns 100” p 6+7 5th – 11th December 2012

          Mosaic Art Today Schiffer Publication by Jeffrey B Snyder p 151 – 153 2012

          Luna Park Since 2012 p59, p65, p78 and 79. Luna park Book

         Who’s Who of Australian Women

2011 The Age “Melbourne Life, “Station’s Pieces de Resistence” by Kate Nancarrow p18

         July 5th 2011

         Zart Extra. “Stationary Faces: A community Mosaic Project at Patterson Station

          Bentleigh” by Pamela Irving p 5 Term 4 2011

         Masterworks in the Vineyard Catalogue Contemporary Art Exhibition Eltham College

         P12 & P 27

         Herald Sun Weekend Magazine  “Going Bust for Girls” August 6th p 29

         Herald Sun “Busting Out” Wednesday August 31st 2011 p53

        “From Public Figures to Public Sculpture” Exhibition Catalogue by Ken Scarlett 2011

         International Dictionary of Artists volume 1 2011, p167

        Who’s Who of Australian Women

2010 Solo Mosaico Magazine 2010 “Pamela Irving: Storyteller in Mosaics” p 84 -95 article by

         Pamela Irving.

         Glass Craftsman Issue 219 Spring 2010 “Aussie Dogs Invade Russia: Tale of an Artist

         in Residence” by Sue Dymond p1-5

          Menzies Catalogue Lasallian Foundation p42

          Herald Sun “Park Mosaic a Dream Job” ART by Megan Miller p55 13th December

          Herald Sun  “Must do Today: Luna Park”  p14

          The Age Art + Entertainment 31st December 2010 p 7

          Herald Sun  “Go Along for the Rides” Dec1st p 5

         Who’s Who of Australian Women

2009 Solo Mosaico Magazine, 2009. “Exhibition and Presentation. Exhibition The Artists and

          the Mosaic and the presentation of Solo Mosaico Magazine 2009. The Exhibition “The

         Artist and the Mosaic” opened 1st April in Moscow’s Schusev State Museum for

         Architecture” p142-147

         Solo Mosaico Magazine 2009 XI AIMC Congress in Turkey, “Mosaic as a Bridge

         Between Cultures by Tatyana Dyugurova p 136-139

            Australian Glasswork & Pottery Magazine “Mosaics with Roman Flair”

           by Susan  Cordes p64-68 Vol 11 No 2

          Whos Who of Australian Women

2008 Herald Sun Home Magazine “Art & Soul” p14 September 6th 2008

2007 City of Wangaratta News p1 “Mosaic Art Now: Works from Italy and Australia

          Article: The Journal of Art Education Victoria Spring 2007, vol9, number2 “Pamela

          Irving Treading the Boards” by Sue Kinneally p22-24

         Art in Sight  Lou Chamberlin. McGraw Hill Book Company Sydney. Ist Edition 1996

          p. 159-160  revised Edition. 2007

2006  The Age “Mosaic and other Magic Module Motifs” Review by Robert Nelson

          P20 (includes photograph of work by Pamela Irving)

          The Melbourne Times “Little by Little” Article on Mosaic Now pg11 5th July 2006

          Melbourne Weekly, “A bodywork of Art” 20th December 2006 p11

         The Leader Newspaper “Trinkets and Plenty of BottleTops” by Luke Holmesby 19th

         December 2006

         Victoria’s Cultural Guide photograph of Larry p 15

         Primary Matters: Scotch College Junior School Newsletter.  “ Where the Wild Things

         Are Exhibition” by Priscilla Williams. P 2-3

         Herald Sun Home Magazine “Dare to be Different” by Shaunagh O’Connor p20-21

        photograph of ceramic sculpture

         Yeshivah Beth Rivkah “School Ties”

         Alumni newsletter January 2006 Front cover with Noahs Ark. VOL9 No 4


         The New McCulloch’s Encyclopedia of Australian Art Alan McCulloch, Susan

          McCulloch and Emily McCulloch Childs

         Published in association with Aus Art Editions. 2006

2004 Treading the Boards Catalogue, Shepparton Art Gallery publication, 2004. 8 pages 

        Joe Pascoe “Treading the Boards with Pamela Irving”

        ZART news  Pg10+11 Artist in Residence Program Camberwell Boys Grammar

        By David Williamson 2004

        Return of the White Bull Exhibition Catalogue “Return of the White Bull, Curator’s

        Perspective 2004  By Brian Hubber

2002  Ceramic Art & Perception  City of Whitehorse Collection” Article by Victoria Hammond

         no50,  2002 p80-82

         The Melbourne Times  “The Art of Pleasing Everybody” pg 8-9

        Geelong Today “Here’s a Tip Racy Arts a Sure Winner”

        October 2002 p21-22

        Guide to Bendigo. Winter 2002 “At The Gallery: REFLUXUS” pg 32 Focus Magazine

       Bendigo Paper   “The Weekender”,  pg 16 Saturday June 22nd 2002

       Monash News “Exhibition Reveals Arists at Play” p7 July 2002

       MX Express Eventful, “REFLUXUS” June 27th 2002 p23

1999 Museums + Gallery, Victorian Museums, Galleries and Contemporary Art Spaces

       Postcard set  (photograph of piece from Geelong Art gallery collection)

1998 The Ceramic Design Book, Lark Book Publications 1998 USA.

       photograph of work p. 78

1996 Melbourne: Our City, Our Culture Hyland House Publication 1995

         Public Sculpture in Australia by Michael Hedger p105

1995 Who’s Who of Australian Visual Artists  p148 Thorpe Publication in association with

         NAVA 1995                                           


1990 South Lawn Sculpture Exhibition Catalogue University of Melbourne 1990 p13, p28

         One Man’s Eye A Decade of People ~ Geelong 1980 – 1990

         Ian Hawthorn. Edited by John Reid  Joval Books Published 1990.

The Aussie Icon

Catalogue for Exhibition at the National Gallery Victoria.

We Are Australian, Catalogue.

“Unity and Diversity” Essay by David Thomas . p.17

Animals as Metaphor, Research Project

Monash University By Dr Karen Malone & Geraldine Burke

Art Animals,

Catalogue for exhibition at Walker St Gallery

The Exquiste Corpse

Catalogue for Exhibition at Bendigo Art Gallery

Memoryware Catalogue for solo exhibition. Maroondah Federation Estate. Catalogue essay by David Thomas

“REFLUXUS Collaborative Practice at Play” Exhibition catalogue Forward by Karen Quinlan, Introduction by Leanne Fitzgibbon, catalogue essays by Peter Ellis, Kevin Murray, Professor Marilyn Fleer, Dr Peter O’Connor Produced by Bendigo Art Gallery.

Essay + CD Rom

The City of Whitehorse Collection Catalogue.

Mosaic Now

Exhibition Catalogue

Mosaic Art 2

An international Portfolio of Contemporary Mosaic Art from 2006.

Cd ROM. Contains 2 images of work.

Who’s Who of Australian Women 2009 edition

Who’s Who of Australian women 2010 edition

Who’s Who of Australian Women “Reflections of Happiness” 2011 edition

PUBLICATIONS & REVIEWS about Pamela Irving

Communicating Arts, Australian Artists in the Community.

Published by Pendergast and McCulloch, p.40,1981

The Shepparton News 21st May, 1982, p.3

The Shepparton News 10th June, 1982, p.14

Diamond Valley News 21st September, 1982, p.19

Craft Victoria March 1984, no.143 p.3

Craft Victoria,August, 1984, no.148 p.5

Pottery in Australia, Feb/March 1985 vol.24 no. 1

Pottery in Australia, May, 1985, vol. 25, no. 2, p. 20

Pottery in Australia, May, 1985, vol. 25, no. 2, pp.30-31

The Melbourne Times, 22nd May, 1985

The Herald (Melbourne),30th May, 1985

The Geelong Advertiser Photograph of work only

Craft Victoria Interview by Anne Wookey 1985

Art Almanac Dec.-Feb. edition, 2 photographs and listing

Vogue Arts Diary Photogragh of Angel,p.137

Craft Victoria Jan./Feb., p.3 1986

Geelong Advertiser 19th February, 1987, p. 13

Pottery in Australia vol. 26, no. 1, p. 47

Craft Australia Education Supplement. Front Cover photograph of Angel,

Autumn Edition, 1987, vol. 1

New Wave, Hong Kong Edition, Bi-lingual version, October,1988

The Peak, December, 1988

Hong Kong Tatler vol. 12, no. 142, Dec. 1988

Elle December, 1988, p. 122, Hong Kong Edition

Wah Kiu Yat Po December, 1988

Wen Wei Pao 13th December, 1988

The Gold T.V. Weekly Issue no. 69429, 5th November, 1988, p.34

Hong Kong Daily News 10th December, 1988

Golden Age international Issue no. 47, December, 1988

Style vol. 19, no. 1, November, 1988,p.52

Hong Kong Tourist Paper vol. X, issue 52, December 5th-11th, 1988

B.International November, 1988b

The Advocate (Tasmania) 24th January,1989, p.15

The Advocate (Tasmania) 31st January, 1989, p.16

The Examiner,(Tasmania) 18th January,1989

The Advocate,(Tasmania) 26th January, 1989, p.5

The Lilydale-Yarra Valley Post 9th May, 1989, p.1

Geelong Advertiser 8th September, 1989, p.5

The University of Melbourne Gazette Spring, 1990, ‘South Lawn Sculpture Exhibition’

“Angels holy, high and Lowly” by Jan Pearce The Age December 21st , 1990, p.8

The Herald Sun 18th December, 1990, p.10

Malvern-Caulfield Progress 26th June. 1991, p.6

The Emerald Hill, Sandridge & St.Kilda Times

4th July, 1991, p.4

Caulfield Contact June 1991, p.9

The Age Review by Mary-Lou Jelbart 11th July, 1991, p.14

Caulfield Southern Cross 3rd July, 1991, p.5

Vogue Living 9th July, 1991, p.162

(photograph only)

Caulfield Southern Cross 17th July, 1991, p.3

Caulfield Contact August, 1991, p.8

Malvern Caulfield Progress 17th July, 1991, p.12

Polish News

Craft Victoria, July/August, 1991, vol.21,

no.209, pp.14-15 ‘Love, Myth & Suffering’, by Henk Bak

Craft Arts International Article: “Love, Myth & Suffering”, by H.Bak November, 1991, pp.93-95

Antiques & Art in Victoria Nov. 1991- Mar.1992, pp. 28-29

Vogue Australia November, 1991

Pottery in Australia, v. 31, no 2, p.16 photograph only

Polish News 1992

The Age 3rd January, 1992, p. 10

‘A Year in the Arts’, by Mary-Lou Jelbart.

Caulfield Southern Cross, 4th March, 1992, p.4

Caulfield Contact, 29th July 1992

The Geelong Independent, 19th June, 1992, p.12

The Age,15th August, 1992, p.2 ‘Echoes of Art along the Walk’, by J. Stevens

Home Magazine,Winter, 1992,p.20

‘Pamela Irving- Realizing the Myth’, by Stephanie Stokes

“Vincent- a New Dimension” Malvern, Caulfield Progress, August 1992 pp.1 & 2

Age, Review of ‘Art Imitating Life’ by Mary-Lou Jelbart, 9th September, 1992

Pottery in Australia, v.32, No.1, 1993, p.45 photograph only

Oz Arts Magazine, No.6, 1993, pages 2 & 81

Farrago, v.72, no.4, 27/4/1993,p.29, Review, ‘Love in a Public Place’, by Ed McHunter

7.30 Report, 23rd April, 1993 re: The Love Show, Blaxland Gallery

The Australian’, 3rd July,1993, Review of ‘Sincerely Yours’, by Elwyn Lynn

“Ned Kelly- a ranger good enough to eat off” Southern Cross’, 1st December, 1993, review of ‘Ned Kelly’s Last Supper’

“Revival in City’s public artwork” by John Hurley Herald Sun August 8th 1993 p100

‘The Age’ 25th January 1994 p15 ‘Town’s Salute to the best of Australian’s Potters’ by Jenny Zimmer

Shepparton News, 28th January 1994 p5

‘The Best of The Best’ Julie Mercer

‘The Age’20th April 1994 by John Lahey

Herald / Sun, 2nd May 1994, p3

Sunday Age, 31st July 1994, p5 Street Sculpture’ by John Schauble

Victorian Ceramic Group Newsletter.Sept/Oct.,1994 p16

Bendigo Advertiser, 14th January 1995 p20

Bendigo Advertiser 12th May 1995, p2 & 13th May p20

“Tabloid Twist to royal Ceramics at Art Gallery” Bendigo Advertiser June 30th p5 1995

Shepparton News, 30th June 1995

31st August 1995 “Council Howls as Mongrel Cuts Loose”

by Kristen Owen: Melbourne Times

1/9/1995 ‘Missing Dog’ Herald Sun

11/9/95 “Missing One Bronze Dog” Caulfield Glen Eira Leader

13/9/95 “Who Snatched Lovable Larry”, Melbourne Times

20/9/95 “Creator’s Plea: Release Larry”, Melbourne Times

27/9/95 “Larry, Missing for a Month”,Melbourne Times

11/10/1995 “Lost Dog’s Home Joins Hunt for Larry”, by Jamie Silver, Melbourne Times

26/10/1995 “Alas, Still no Sign of Larry’, Karen Lyon, The Melbourne Times

19/12/1995 ‘Prized Pooch Pinched’, The Melbourne Times

“The Winning Ways of Art” Port Philip Leader November 27 1995 p3

“A Decade of Images” The Melbourne Weekly pg 10 August 26th-September 1 1997

“A decade of Images” Caulfield Leader Front Cover in colour 25th August 1997

” Craft Victoria “Girl Power” by Dr Juliette Peers October 1997

SMARTS “Key to Survival is Diversity” by P Irving, October 1997

“A Virtually Edible Cake” The Mercury, Tasmaniap 12 16th March 1998

The Saturday Mercury, p 31 21st March 1998 review by Joerg Andersch

“Where is it What is It and What does it Mean?” The Melbourne City Weekly October 1-7th 1998 p6-7

The City of Melbourne News August 1999 Front cover photo of Larry La Trobe

Ceramic Art + Perception “Pamela Irving : A Decade of Images” No37

The Age “One Nation for real” review of We Are Australian Tuesday 12th October 1999

Pottery in Australia “Contemporary Clay”

pg 47-49, vol 38 no 4, December 1999

The Melbourne Weekly

February 2000 pg 3 (photograph of mosaic dog)

Artdate Adelaide Central School of Art newsletter

Issue 37 2000 photograph of The Black Cat

The Adelaide Advertiser “Experiments in Serious Humour”

p110 30th August 2000

Art and Australia Reshaping Melbourne” by Linda Williams,

vol 38 no2 2000 p325-328

Artlink Magazine Memoryware review by Juliette Peers,

vol21 no 3 p83 2001

Sydney Morning Herald “Critics Pics”

Jan 26th 2001 p 27

Sydney Morning Herald “Cyberhearts”

January 10th 2001 p8

The Sydney City Weekly “Larrykin Humour”

p4 February 1 2001.

The Age “Animal Crackers” Domain, March 28th 2001 p2

Port Philip/Caulfield Leader “Precious Pet Show September 17th 2001 p8

Herald Sun “Art & Entertainment” December 18th 2001.

“At The Gallery: REFLUXUS” pg 32 Focus Magazine Guide to Bendigo. Winter 2002

“The Weekender, Bendigo Paper pg 16 Saturday June 22nd 2002

Monash News “Exhibition Reveals Arists at Play” p7 July 2002

” MX Express Eventful, “REFLUXUS” June 27th 2002 p23

Maroondah Leader “Artist in Joint Exhibition” August 2002

Maroondah Leader “Reflex Actions” 22nd August 2002

Colac Herald May 5th 2003.