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Current and Upcoming Exhibitions and News


Currently On View:

Institute 193 | Lexington, KY
Someone Before You
Solo Exhibition
November 9-December 20, 2019
Opening reception, November 9th, 6-8pm


Mindy Solomon Gallery | Miami, Florida
Hidden Hour
Curated by Linda Lopez and Marc Ethan Mitchell
Pam Lins, Nicole Cherubini, Rubens Ghenov, Amy Pleasant, Craig Drennen, Adam Milner, Shai Yehezkkelli
October 25-November 23, 2019

Upcoming:

Birmingham Museum of Art
Black Out : In Conversation
November 22nd, 6:00-7:00pm
Birmingham Museum of Art, 2000 Rev. Abraham Woods, Jr. Blvd Birmingham, AL 35203
Amy Pleasant will be in conversation with The William Cary Hulsey Curator of American Art Dr. Kate Crawford and Hugh Kaul Curator of Contemporary Art Hallie Ringle on her use of silhouettes in her work and the influence of historic silhouettes on contemporary art.




RECENT News

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.  


Geary Contemporary | New York, NY
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New York, New York
September 12-November 1, 2019



 
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, 2018, 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





 

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