Pamela Suddendorf DeCoker received a B.A. in Art and Religion from Wittenberg University and a Master of Fine Arts from the College of Design, Architecture, Art and Planning (DAAP) at the University of Cincinnati. A recipient of an Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award, she has had solo exhibitions at the Weston Art Gallery (Cincinnati), Fitton Center for Creative Arts (Hamilton, OH), Dayton Visual Arts Center (currently The Contemporary Dayton), The Sculpture Center (Cleveland) along with numerous group exhibitions. She has lived in Cuernavaca, Mexico, Kyoto and Tokyo, Japan. She currently resides in Dublin, Ohio, and the Leelanau Peninsula, Michigan.