Pam Brock grew up in rural Cabarrus County, North
Carolina on a 200 acre farm. Many hours of her childhood were spent on the bare back of
her sorrel quarter horse, Dylan. From an early age, she enjoyed drawing and painting.
Her natural ability to assimilate visual information from many sources brings
variety to her work.
After completing preliminary
work at the University of North Carolina, Charlotte, Pam transferred to East Carolina
University in Greenville, NC. There she studied in various media with a focus
on fiber arts.
From 1987 to 1997, Pam owned and
operated a graphic arts business where
she developed brochures, newsletters, advertising and other publications for customers in
the Carolinas. In 1998, Pam decided to focus full time again on her fine arts pursuits by
enrolling in the ceramic arts
class at Gaston College. In 2002, she entered the
ceramics program at Western Piedmont
Community College where she received a 2 year degree in Professional Craft: Pottery.
She continued her work and
study with workshops and courses under master
potters Ben Owen III, Michael Sherrill, Pete
Pinnell, Kathy Triplett, Lana Wilson,
Scottie Fox, Paula Smith, Doug Knotts.
She also studied with 2-D artists Jean Cauthen, Vae
Hamilton, Kate Worm , and Pat Viles .
Today, Pam's home is filled with works in, oil, acrylics,
clay and fiber arts as well as a growing collection of pottery from other
Pam, her husband and soul mate John, make their home in
Greenville, South Carolina.