Pam Johnston is first and foremost an Indigenous artist who also writes extensively within the fields of education and cultural theory, particularly post-colonial theory. She has exhibited in Australia, England, Scotland, the United States, and Belgium and has had numerous public art commissions including the mosaic in Macquarie Street, Liverpool which celebrates the Gundungurra people of that area. She has lectured in Fine Arts and Visual Arts at the University of Wollongong where she obtained her Doctorate in Creative Arts and Design. She has been the Indigenous teacher in both minimum and maximum security prisons, particularly women’s prisons, for some years. Her commitment to this area of teaching is driven by the fact that she lives and travels within communities where her ongoing relationships with young people is played out through her teaching within the prison setting.

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Gender Female
Country of Birth Australia