Honoree

Pamela F. Bliss

AWARDS

IU East Alumni Hall of Fame (2008)
B.G.S., 1998; M.A., 2010

BIOGRAPHY

Pamela Bliss is a muralist and an adjunct faculty member at Herron School of Art and Design - IUPUI in Indianapolis. She currently teaches Mural Painting at the school. Bliss has 20 years of mural painting experience including "My Affair with Kurt Vonnegut, Jr." and "Jazz Masters of Indiana Avenue" which were commissioned for the Superbowl 46 for XLVI project.

Bliss, a former fine arts adjunct instructor at IU East, has taught students mural painting and history, studio ceramics and studio painting and drawing. As an IU East student, Bliss was commissioned to paint several murals around the city including the corner of South Ninth and South A streets, at the entrance to Paulee's Restaurant and on the Bartel Building which celebrates Richmond's jazz heritage, documenting the legacy of the Starr Piano Company and Gennett Records. She has several paintings and murals around the city depicting historical residents and landmarks.