Pamela Nelson is an artist and educator based in Dallas, Texas. Her work has been exhibited in New York City and throughout Texas and she has created numerous public art projects in the Dallas-Fort Worth area, including at the Dallas-Fort Worth Airport and light rail stations in the Dallas Area Rapid Transit System. She also participated in the Dallas City Center TIF Streetscape Project, for which she was honored with a City of Dallas Urban Design Award in 2000. She received a Legend Award from the Dallas Visual Art Center in 2000 and a Merit Award from the American Institute of Architects in 1994. Nelson was director of the Open Art Project at Stewpot Shelter in Dallas from 1994 to 2009 and served on the Public Art Committee for the city of Dallas from 2000 to 2005. She received a bachelor’s degree in fine arts from Southern Methodist University in 1974.