Biography (b. 1946 Lancashire)
Pamela Clarkson trained as a painter at the Central School of Art & Design 1964 – 67 and the Royal College of Art 1967 – 70. She studied Stone Lithography and Copper Engraving at the University of Chile 1973. From 1975 – 78 she worked as Research Assistant in Printmaking at Wolverhampton Polytechnic.
Since then Clarkson has taught extensively in British Art Schools, exhibited widely and practiced in North and South America and West Africa. In 1989 she travelled to Senegal and Mali drawing in and around the Dogon villages. Two years later she went to Ghana to set-up a printmaking studio at the College of Art, Kwame Nkrumah University of Science & Technology where she met Atta Kwami. Clarkson and Kwami established a studio in Kumasi and now divide their time between Britain and Ghana.