Pamela T Abdalla is a Pittsburgh career attorney who spent 25 years in the Family Law arena
followed by some years dedicated to regional nonprofit work before returning to her painting roots on a full time basis. Her early and teen years were spent painting regularly with her mother, Adeline Brady Turner (profiled in “About the Artist’s Mother”, below) in their Fairmont, WV home studio.
Studio 524’s work encompasses a broad subject array, from abstract Impressionism to
landscape art, from forays into luminism painting to city landscape art, and from spiritual representation works to both whimsical and realistic creature portrayals. The artist views her craft as an expression of the spiritual connection she feels with the natural world and a means of connecting her with the viewer through the spiritual lens her work provides.
Pamela’s work is often a family affair and she rarely considers a piece complete before soliciting
opinions from her three children and her husband. Her most fervent hope is that, through Studio 524,
her adoration for the magnificence of our creation is shared with collectors and viewers, that those
wishing to make a fine art investment through choosing or commissioning one of her works will find a spiritual presence that multiplies the value of their choice.
The artist’s mother, Adeline Brady Turner, is the source for Pamela’s artistic inspiration. The
two painted regularly in their home studio throughout Pamela’s youth. Adeline was a celebrated artist who trained in Heidelberg, Germany under German Expressionist Artists and her work reflects the school of German romanticism painting as well as more modern, atmospheric landscape works.
Following Adeline’s 2011 death, Pamela’s husband, Tarek, eulogized Adeline by saying, in part,
“Adeline bloomed like a hothouse flower.” She was vibrant beyond description, brightened every room
she entered, and talented beyond compare. As a tribute to her mother and her enormous influence on Pamela’s work, Pamela signs each piece with a signature that combines her own initials with her
mother’s initials (ptaabt).