Showing posts from October, 2014

6th Domestic Violence Awareness Project

The Saunders Gallery of Fine Art is proud to present...  The 6th Domestic Violence Awareness Project Gallery Statement This body of work was first exhibited in 2006. It was the initial exhibition as a gallery owner  in my first location in Hoosick Falls, NY.  From the time we presented the work, I knew it would be the inspiration for  an annual event and one that my gallery would advocate for, Throughout the years each show has been a little different,  focusing on a variety of themes. This year we reintroduce the original body of work.  It has an emotional and powerful message that cannot be matched in it's entirety!

Artist StatementPamela Barker
Embracing Hope; Empowering Souls
     In February 2005, a woman from my hometown area was shot and killed by her husband.  That summer, the local newspaper ran a three part series on the issue of Domestic Violence.  After talking to people who had been in or were still in abusive relationships, I decided to create a series of artwork that …