Pamela Bowman

Pamela Bowman MA

Principal Lecturer


Pamela is Principal Lecturer and Program Lead for Visual Communication.


Pamela is responsible for overseeing Graphic Design and Illustration courses and around 400 undergraduate students.

Graduating from Leeds Metropolitan University in 1995, Pamela has held teaching posts on Graphic Design courses at Bretton Hall College of the University of Leeds, De Montfort University at Lincoln, The University of Lincoln, Leeds Metropolitan University and since 2006 Sheffield Hallam University.

She is a passionate Typographer, leading to the setting up of her own practice, Dust, in Sheffield in 2000 alongside Patrick Walker and Alun Cocks.


Department of Art and Design

College of Business, Technology and Engineering

  • Graphic Design
  • Illustration
  • Visual Communication


Book chapters

Edgar, M., & Bowman, P. (2015). Spin 360. In Shaughnessy, A. (Ed.) spin 360˚. UK: Unit Editions:


Edgar, M., & Bowman, P. (2014). Structure & substance : Ken Garland. [Exhibition and recorded interviews]. Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery.

Edgar, M., & Bowman, P. (2015). Edition #2. [exhibition]. Made North Gallery.

Edgar, M., & Bowman, P. (2015). Transform: Catalytic Communication. [billboard exhibition]. billboard opposite Sheffield Station.

Bowman, P., & Edgar, M. (2014). Ken Garland - Structure and Substance. [exhibition and filmed interviews]. SIA Gallery.

Bowman, P. (2016). Reframing the Myth : an exhibition by the Central Illustration Agency and Graeae Theatre Company Group Show. [print for exhibition]. The Guardian Gallery, London.

Bowman, P., & Edgar, M. (2016). Lance Wyman design logbooks 1972–present. [curation and design of exhibition]. Sheffield Institute of Arts Gallery.

Bowman, P., & Edgar, M. (2017). WNAX30. [public exhibition]. Post Hall Gallery, Sheffield Institute of Arts.


Bowman, P., & Edgar, M. (2018). Punk & Pageant. [film]. sheffield institute of arts

Bowman, P., & Edgar, M. (2018). Typography Now. [film]. sheffield institute of arts:


Edgar, M., & Bowman, P. (2015). Curated by... Transformations. Presented at: Sheffield Design Week Conference 2015 - Adventures in Design and Architecture, Sheffield, 2015

Other publications

Edgar, M., & Bowman, P. (n.d.). Curated by. Sheffield: Visual Communication – Sheffield Hallam University:

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