AMY PLEASANT

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RESUME

Born 1972 in Birmingham, AL
Lives and works in Birmingham, AL

EDUCATION
1999
Master of Fine Arts, Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA
1994
Bachelor of Fine Arts, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2014
re/form, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta,GA
2012
Surround, site-specific wall drawing installation, Candyland, Stockholm, Sweden
2011
On The Ground Below, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Paintings and Drawings, Coleman Center for the Arts, York, AL
2010
Suspended, Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL
2009
Tight Shot, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
The Bed, After Lautrec, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA
2007
The Night Before, Tandem Gallery, Birmingham, AL
2006
You Are Here, Clough-Hanson Gallery, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN
2005
Out of Nowhere, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
2004
The Lure of Telling, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Environment and Influence, with John Pleasant, The Alabama School of Fine Arts, Birmingham, AL
2003
The Making of a New Tale, The Ruby Green Contemporary Arts Center, Nashville, TN
Time Lapse, University of Alabama at Birmingham Visual Arts Gallery, Birmingham, AL, (catalog)
2000
Meanwhile…, Hotel Brazil Fine Arts Gallery, Birmingham, AL
1996
What Shall I Wear?, The Birmingham Art Association, Birmingham, AL
SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2012
Shared Southern Stories, Emily Amy Gallery, Atlanta, GA
Suspended, Uptown Columbus Sculpture Walk 2012, Columbus, GA
2011
Pulp, Beta Pictoris/Maus Contemporary, Birmingham, AL
Something along the lines of Rock 'n' Roll, Solomon Projects, Atlanta, GA
2010
Art on Paper 2010: The 41st Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
The Hunter Invitational 2010, The Hunter Museum of Art, Chattanooga, TN (curated by Nandini Markrandi)
To Kill a Mockingbird: Awakening America's Conscience, The Birmingham Civil Rights Institute, Birmingham, AL
2009
Give Them What They Never Knew They Wanted, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
Celebrating Contemporary Art in Alabama, The Johnson Center for the Arts, Troy, AL
2008
The Columbus Biennial, The Columbus Museum of Art, Columbus, GA, curated by Paula Katz
Southern Gothic Now, Space 301, Mobile, AL
GEN-X: Post Boomers and the New South, Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL
Samford Selects, Visiting Artist Series, Samford University Gallery, Birmingham, AL
Forms of Figuration,Clifford Chance, New York, NY
2007
Conversations in Color, The Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL
Explorations, 21st Street Studios, Birmingham, AL, curated by Ron Platt
Tablet, Tanner Hill Gallery, Chattanooga, TN
Drawing on Alabama, Biggin Gallery, Auburn University, Auburn, AL
Spring, Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan, AL
Exhibition,Joyce Goldestein Gallery, Chatham, NY
2006
Made in Birmingham, Space 301, Mobile, AL, curated by Brett Levine
Contour: The Definitive Line, Schedler Minchin Fine Art, Birmingham, AL
2005
New Currents in Regional Painting, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, The University of Alabama,
Tuscaloosa, AL
From the Committees, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
The Saltline Biennial, The Mobile Museum of Art, Mobile, AL (catalog)
Homegrown: Southeast, South Eastern Center for Contemporary Art, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
MAX 2005, The Art Museum of the University of Memphis, Memphis, curated by David Moos
2005 Atlanta Biennial, Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, Atlanta, GA, curated by Helena Reckitt (catalog)
south X east: Contemporary Southeastern Art, Florida Atlantic University Galleries, Boca Raton, FL (catalog)
We are Not Aimless, Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, NY
New Currents in Regional Painting, Sarah Moody Gallery of Art, The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, AL
2004
BAMA, Space One Eleven, Birmingham, AL, (catalog)
Simply Drawn, Luxe Gallery, New York, NY
Art in Embassies Exhibition Program, U.S. Embassy, Prague, Czech Republic (catalog)
Focus-Alabama, Space 301, Mobile, AL
Alabama Masters 1, The Alabama State Council on the Arts, Montgomery, AL
2003
Switchyard, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, TN
Alabama Signatures, Painting and Photography, Alabama Artist Gallery
2002
The Red Clay Survey of Contemporary Art, The Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL (catalog)
2001
Fourth Biennial Exhibition, A.I.R. Gallery, NY, juror Anne Ellegood
1999
Tyler at White Box, White Box Gallery, Philadelphia, PA, curated by Richard Torchia
AWARDS AND HONORS
2008
Individual Artist Grant, The Cultural Alliance of Birmingham
2003
Individual Artist Fellowship, The Alabama State Council on the Arts
Emerging Artist Award, Magic City Art Connection
RESIDENCIES
2012
Artist Residency, NKF Sweden, Stockholm, Sweden
2010
Coleman Center for the Arts, York, AL
COLLECTIONS
Birmingham Museum of Art, Alabama
Wiregrass Museum of Art, Alabama
The Progressive Art Collection
Columbus Museum, Georgia
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