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Thank you to the Alabama State Council for the Arts for awarding me a 2019 Individual Artist Fellowship.  This award will support a book of my work in collaboration with graphic designer Michael Aberman to be completed this fall.  Stay tuned for the launch date.  

Upcoming Exhibitions include a solo project at Geary Contemporary, NYC, opening September 12, 2019 and Institute 193, Lexington, KY October 19, 2019


RECENT News

 
 
Tif Sigfrids | Athens, Georgia
Becky Kolsrud, Jasmine Little, Amy Pleasant
June 8-July 13, 2019
Opening reception, June 8th, 4-6pm


2019 Atlanta Biennial-A thousand tomorrows | Atlanta Contemporary
Co-Curated by Phillip March Jones and Daniel Fuller
January 17-April 21st, 2019



Artforum Review: 2019 Atlanta Biennial: A thousand tomorrows, by Katie Geha 




Burnaway ReviewNo Outsiders: The 2019 Atlanta Biennial at Atlanta Contemporary, by Maura Callahan






Amy Pleasant’s edition will be available for sale to Auction VIPs on Feb. 28, and the general public on March 2. You can view the print here.




Art Maze Magazine | Anniversary Edition 10
Release Date November 27th, 2018




Maake Magazine |  Issue 7
Curated by Tiger Strikes Asteroid
Interview with Emily Burns





Tom Swope Gallery | Hudson, New York
Amy Pleasant: Torso Drawings with Sculpture From Antiquity
Opening September 8th, 2018, 6-8 pm

Installation view of Standing Torso 7 at Tom Swope Gallery, Hudson, New York 



The Unlikely Whole 
ArtYard
Curated by Lucinda Warchol
Group Exhibition including works by:
Amie Cunat, Mariel Capanna, Osamu Kobayashi, Amy Pleasant, Kenny Rivero, Rudy Shepherd
September 15-December 30, 2018





Til The Lights Go Out
, Hathaway Contemporary, Atlanta, Georgia, curated by Scott Ingram
Opening reception November 15th, 7-10pm

Participating artists: Lloyd Benjamin, Paul Stephen Benjamin, Krista Clark, William Downs, Craig Drennen, Sarah Emerson, Sarah Hobbs, Howard’s Athens, Scott Ingram, Wihro Kim, Michi Meko, Kirstin Mitchell, Esteban Patino, Joseph Peragine, Amy Pleasant, Jason Scholtz, Pete Schulte, and Tori Tinsley




Chain Chain Chain
| Jeff Bailey Gallery
Curated by Maxwell Taylor-Milner
September 15-October 28th, 2018
Opening Saturday, September 15th, 6-8pm
Untitled (Hands) | 2017 | ink and gouache on paper | 22 x 30 inches





I want to thank the John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation for adding me to the list of Fellows for 2018.  I look forward to the work that is to come.



Thank you to South Arts for naming me the recipient of the 2018 Alabama State Fellowship.  


The Dodd Galleries, University of Georgia, Athens, banner commission
Opening September 8th, 2017 and will be on view until October 2018.

walking, running, marching, following, leading, stepping, escaping, fleeing, forsaking, protesting, treading, proceeding, stomping, moving, migrating, immigrating, seeking, finding, hoping, leaving, vacating, forgetting, remembering, casting, replacing, burying, reviving. | 2017 | acrylic on un-stretched canvas | 216 x 144 inches




Everybody In The Pool
ADA Gallery, Richmond, Virginia
Group exhibition, June 1-August 30, 2018

Turning II | 2017 | oil on canvas | 12 x 14 inches


Focus III: I'll See It When I Believe It
 

Works from the collection of Jack and Rebecca Drake
Abroms-Engel Institute for the Visual Arts
June 1st-August 4th, 2018

detail, Untitled (Pink Cloud) | 2007 | ink and gouache on paper | 24 x 22 inches | Collection of Jack and Rebecca Drake


Everywhere and There
Ground Floor Contemporary, Birmingham, Alabama
Sam Bornstein, John Dilg, Amy Pleasant and Christina Renfer Vogel
Curated by Bryce Speed
July 12-July 29th, 2018
Opening reception Thursday, July 12th, 5:00-7:30 pm

Two Bodies | 2015 | oil on canvas | 12 x 14 inches


Keeping Time
| Chelsea Music Festival
Visual Artist-In-Residence | June 8-16, 2018
Works will be on view at St. Peter's Episcopal Church, St. Paul's German Lutheran Church, and the General Theological Seminary, New York, New York

Animation still from the project Merge, collaboration with Orlando Thompson


More or Less, Hemphill Fine Arts, Washington, D.C.
April 19-June 9, 2018
Opening reception, April 19, 2018 6-8 pm

Read a review of this exhibition by Kriston Capps in the Washington City Paper here

Untitled (Bust Front) and Untitled (Bust Back) | 2017 | ink and gouache on paper, 13 5/8 x 25 ½ inches


Design Hudson, Oliver Bronson House
Jeff Bailey Gallery
Friday, May 25-Sunday, May 27th, 2018

Reclining Figure, Torso 3,
and Torso 4 installed in the Oliver Bronson House, Hudson, New York



Fool,
JuiceBox, Denver, Colorado
April 6-May 19, 2018
Featured artists include Mindy Bray, Andrew Farris, Roberto Jamora, Mark Posey, Sarah Boyts Yoder, Amy Pleasant, Kevin Perkins, Victor Machado and Brian Willmont.




Shorthand
, The Neon Heater, Findlay, Ohio, April 5-27, 2018
Opening reception April 5th 

Turning III | 2017 | oil on canvas |  12 x 14 inches


Strange Making
, Apothecary Gallery, Chattanooga, Tennessee
Eleanor Aldrich, David Onri Anderson, and Amy Pleasant
March 22-25, 2018
Opening Reception, March 22nd, 2018
Looking Down | 2015 | oil on canvas | 12 x 14 inches




NADA New York

Jeff Bailey Gallery | March 8-11, 2018
Brenda Goodman | Amy Pleasant



Review of Writing Pictures in World Sculpture News
by Dorothy Joiner



Recent Acquisitions 2018

Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, Alabama
Four Seasons Hotel, Atlanta, Georgia



Uncommon Territory: Contemporary Art in Alabama
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Curated by Jennifer Jankauskas, Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, November 18th, 2017-January 21st, 2018
Opening reception November 30th

 

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