Pamela Blum makes sculptures and paintings with encaustic paint—pigment suspended in beeswax. She has exhibited her work throughout the United States and in France.

She has a BA degree in studio art and art history from the University of Pennsylvania and an MFA in Interrelated Media from Massachusetts College of Art and Design. She has experience in diverse visual disciplines including drawing, color theory, painting, sculptural installation, performance, architecture, physical planning and graphic design. She has many years of teaching experience in colleges and universities at the undergraduate and graduate levels. She has also taught numerous workshops. She was formerly Editor of F.A.T.E. in Review, the Journal of Foundations in Art Theory and Education, and a member of the Mid-America Art Association Board of Directors.

Born in Boston, MA she grew up in academia. She now lives in Kingston, NY with her husband, Richard Frumess, Founder of R&F Handmade Paints. She has traveled throughout the United States, as well as in parts of Europe and Canada.