Pamela Burnside

Portrait of Pamela Burnside
Pamela Burnside by Duke Wells

Pamela Burnside is the wife of the late Jackson Burnside, a pioneer in Bahamian art and an undeniable cultural icon.

Together, she and her husband formed Doongalik Studios in the 1970s, an international centre of creativity that promotes The Bahamas’ outstanding artistic talents.

Pamela remains a powerful force in the cultural development of The Bahamas, continuing in her role at Doongalik.

She takes pride in the heritage and history that she and her late husband have instilled in Bahamian culture.

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