Pamela Sztybel was born in New York City and studied at the New School for Social Research, in the M.F.A. program at the New York Academy of Art, and under the painter Wolf Kahn. She has won fellowships to both the Santa Fe Art Institute and the Vermont Studio Center and currently serves on the Art Collection Committee of the Board of Trustees of the New School University. Sztybel has participated as a visiting artist and as a teacher at the Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy, and has taught workshops at Connecticut College, West Liberty State College in West Virginia, and Long Beach Island Foundation for the Arts in New Jersey. Her works can be found in numerous corporate and private collections.