Pam Minty’s work explores labor, home and community through still photography and motion pictures. Her work has been exhibited at Anthology Film Archives, Center for Documentary Studies, Co-Prosperity Sphere, Film Studies Center at University of Chicago, Hallwalls Contemporary Art Center, International House Philadelphia, Los Angeles Filmforum, Place Gallery, Portland International Film Festival/Northwest Film Center, Cinema Project, eXCinema (Seattle), Boathouse Microcinema, San Francisco Cinematheque, UnionDocs, Vancouver International Film Centre, as well as other venues throughout North America.
Minty is the co-founder of 40 Frames, a 16mm conservation initiative that maintains the international exhibitors list 16mmdirectory.org and houses a collection of 16mm film prints. From 1999-2009, 40 Frames operated a public film screening series located in Portland’s Central Eastside. She worked with the Portland Art Museum’s Northwest Film Center exhibition and education departments from 1995-2020.
Minty’s PSU courses include technical and project-based classes in film production including Narrative, Documentary, and Experimental Production. She also teaches specialized production courses in the areas of cinematography, sound recording, sound design, and post production practices.
BA English Literature
University of Oregon
MFA Studio Art Practice, School of Art + Design
Portland State University