Education

  • 2005 - Master of Fine Arts in Photography, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ - Summa Cum Laude
  • 1999 -  Bachelor of Fine Arts in Photography, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA - Distinction

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017 - Beneath Such Dreamy Moments, The Wall: Paul Robeson Galleries at Rutgers University, Newark, NJ
  • 2013 - Felix and the Meteor, Mitzi and Warren Eisenberg Gallery, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
  • 2009 - Signal, Mitzi and Warren Eisenberg Gallery, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
  • 2005 - Fresh Terrain, The VAB Gallery, New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
  • 2004 - Fragments, Brooklyn Brewery, Williamsburg, NY

Public Art Commissions

  • 2015 Morning, Late Afternoon, Midnight, Summit Public Art, Summit, NJ
  • 2014 Where the River Meets the Sky..., Public Art Commission, Two Trees and Brooklyn Bridge Park, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2017 - Brooklyn, Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts, Long Beach Township, NJ
  • 2016 - Guide Ropes & Live Wires, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
  • 2016 - 27th Annual MassArt Benefit Auction, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
  • 2014 - Sky, Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
  • 2013 - Dumbo Arts Festival: Video Game Landscapes, 85 Washington Street, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2013 - 24th Annual MassArt Benefit Auction, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, Massachusetts College of Art, Boston, MA
  • 2013 - For Art’s Sake Blank Canvas Benefit, Insider Salon, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
  • 2012 - New Jersey Arts Annual 2012: New Media, New Forms, Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
  • 2012 - Digital Works, curated by Christiane Paul of the Whitney Museum, Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts, Long Beach Island, NJ
  • 2012 - Summer Artists Series, The Paper Mill Playhouse, Milburn, NJ
  • 2011 - From the Collection of Patricia A. Bell, Neiman Marcus, Short Hills, NJ
  • 2010 - International Juried Exhibition, curated by Susan Kismaric of MoMA, VACNJ
  • 2009 - Tektonic, The Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, NJ
  • 2009 - My Eyes! Chashama Upper West Side, New York, NY
  • 2009 - Beyond the Document: Color Field Photography, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
  • 2008 - Video Dumbo, Galapagos Art Space, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2008 - 1800 Frames: The Video State of the Global Union, City Without Walls, Newark, NJ
  • 2008 - Big White Institutionalized Box! Chashama, New York, NY
  • 2008 - Photographic Education Conference, Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ
  • 2008 - Fakes, Red Saw Gallery, Newark, NJ
  • 2007 - In the Last Country of Refuge, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
  • 2006 - Tropicalisms, Jersey City Museum, Jersey City, NJ
  • 2006 - Under 21, Gallery 21, Newark, NJ
  • 2006 - Fields, Gallery Dupre, Montclair, New Jersey
  • 2004 - Fresh Meat/Young Blood, The Shore Institute of Contemporary Arts, Long Branch, NJ
  • 2003 - College Art Association MFA Exhibition, Times Square Gallery at Hunter College, New York, NY
  • 2003 - Contemporary Odyssey, Maliotis Cultural Center, Brookline, MA
  • 1999 - Collective Vision, Artists for Humanity, Boston, MA
  • 1999 - Twentyfive Photographers, Bad Girls Studio, Jamaica Plain, MA

Permanent Collections

  • 2014 - University of Central Florida

Teaching Appointments

  • 2014 to present - New York Film Academy, New York, NY
  • 2006 to present - Long Island University, Brooklyn, NY
  • 2011 to 2014 - County College of Morris, Randolph, NJ
  • 2005 to present - New Jersey City University, Jersey City, NJ
  • 2005 to present - Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Summit, NJ

Bibliography/Publications

  • 2015 - Art of Pamboukes on Display at Bank Street Mini Park, Independent Press
  • 2015 - Grand Views and Video Games: When Art is a Backdrop, Critique of “Where the River Meets the Sky..." by Leah Rabe, leahrabe.com
  • 2013 - PACing It In by Lyle Rexer, DAMn Magazine
  • 2013 - Finding Inspiration in a Borrowed Past: A Review of New Media New Forms at the Montclair Art Museum by Martha Schwendener for the New York Times
  • 2013 - Joan Pamboukes: Felix and the Meteor by Mary Birmingham
  • 2012 - New Jersey Fine Arts Annual: Going Digital and Beyond, Art Review by Dan Bischoff for the Star-Ledger
  • 2012 - Command+Shift+4 by Ina Jang, Foam: All about Photography (#28 Talent)
  • 2012 - Videogame Appropriation in Contemporary Art: Grand Theft Auto by Mathias Jansson, Art 21.org
  • 2012 - New Jersey Arts Annual 2012: New Media, New Forms, exhibition catalogue
  • 2009 - Pamboukes Featured in Faculty, Exhibit, an art review by Michelle Calandrea The Summit Patch
  • 2009 -  Beyond the Document, ACP Quarterly, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton, NJ
  • 2006 - Tropicalisms: Subversions of Paradise and Other Commentaries by Rocio Aranda Alvarado, Curator
  • 2006 - A Faculty of Diversity, an art review by Dan Bischoff The New Jersey Star Ledger
  • 2006 - By Definition: a Language for Art by Maya Lin and Tan Lin (photo editor and contributing photographer) New Jersey City University, NJ
  • 2005 Women on Campus: Gender and Popular Culture – “Burning Love,” New Jersey City University, NJ

Honors/Awards

  • 2014 - Sky Award, Bedford Gallery at the Lesher Center for the Arts, Walnut Creek, CA
  • 2012 - 3rd Prize, New Jersey Arts Annual 2012: New Media, New Forms
  • 1999 - Art and Literacy Award from “Sharing Our Stories” teaching program
  • 1999 - Albert Munsell Media & Performing Arts Award