About Face, University of Arkansas, Fayetteville, October 24th-December 4th, 2016
Philip Guston, Trenton Doyle Hancock, Rashid Johnson, Mary Reid Kelley, Arnold Kemp, Amy Pleasant, and Carrie Mae Weems. Curated by Marc Ethan Mitchell
Transitions: States of Being, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, Georgia, September 10-December 4, 2016. Curated by Kirstie Tepper
Review of Transitions: States of Being in ArtsAtl, by Donna Mintz
Thank you to the Joan Mitchell Foundation for naming me as one of the recipients of the Painters and Sculptors Award for 2015.
Ineffable Domains, Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville, Tennessee, July 2-30, 2016, opening reception July 2nd, 6-9pm
Solo Exhibition, Parts and Pieces, at the Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, April 1st-June 19, 2016
Knoxville Museum of Art, Currents, group exhibition, lecture Wednesday, February 10th, 2016.
When Ruby Met Jim, Part 1 and Part 2, The Knoxville Museum of Art, Knoxville, Tennessee
Paper Cuts, Cuevas Tilleard Projects, New York, NY. Georgia Dickie, Benjamin Edmiston, Emma Kohlman, Denise Kupferschmidt, Amy Pleasant, Tad Laurinzen Wright. January 14th-March 6th, 2016.
shift, Birmingham Museum of Art, opening February 26th, 2016, collaboration with choreographer, dancer, and artistic director of Arova Contemporary Ballet, Jamorris Rivers. Programming will be throughout the month of February. See the shift site for more information or visit the Facebook and Instagram shift sites.
Losing My Edge: New Perspectives on Abstract Figurative Painting, University of Montevallo, curated by Michael Willett, January 14th-February 4th, 2016.
UNTITLED Art Fair, Jeff Bailey Gallery, Miami Beach, December 2-6th, 2015
Torrance Shipman, Brooklyn, NY, group exhibition, I Wish It Felt This Way At Home, opening October 13-November 22nd, 2015
Atlanta Contemporary, Atlanta, GA, the painting The Black Wall is a part of John Riepenhoff's exhibition, August 29th-November 7th, 2015
The Dodd Galleries, Athens, GA. Figure 8, three-person exhibition with Elizabeth Jaeger, and J Parker Valentine, September 18th-November 6th, 2015
Lovey Town, at The Franklin, Chicago, IL, group exhibition, Dear Artist, Congratulations!, October 3rd-30th, 2015
Mason Sharfenstein Museum of Art, Demorest, GA, Coupling, with Pete Schulte, September 1st-October 8th, 2015
whitespace gallery, Atlanta, GA, Soft Eyes, group exhibition curated by Pete Schulte, August 7th-September 12th, 2015
Soft Eyes was reviewed by Maggie Davis in ArtsATL and by Eric Asboe for Bad at Sports
Jeff Bailey Gallery, Blink, solo exhibition, Hudson, NY, June 6th-July 5th, 2015
My work was included in the first print issue of NAT BRUT magazine, an art and literary magazine based in Dallas, Texas
University of Iowa, Visiting Artist, February 25-28, lecture February 26th, 2015, 7:30 pm.
The Packing Plant, Nashville, TN, Solo Exhibition opened, January 3rd, 2015
Auburn University, Visiting Artist, The Department of Art in the College of Liberal Arts, Biggin Hall, lecture and exhibition, December 14th, 2014-January 29th, 2015, with a closing reception following the lecture on January 29th, 6:00
South of No North, East of No West, curated by Brian Edmonds, Lowe Mill, Huntsville, AL, January 7th-February 28th, 2015
The Hambidge Center for the Arts awarded me the Mary Hambidge Distiguished Artist Award for a two week residency Spring 2015.
BURNAWAY's Best of 2014: Exhibitions, Jacquelyn OCallaghan, December 26, 2014
Review in Sculpture Magazine of the solo exhibition re / form at whitespace gallery, by Dorothy Joiner, November 2014 issue
al.com, Duo's Fuel And Lumber Company Helping to Kindle Downtown Resurgence
by Michael Huebner
Studio Critical, A Behind the Scene Approach to Contemporary Painting, interview with Valerie Brennan
Burnaway, Review of re/form at whitespace gallery,Timeless Struggles With Identity
by Grace Thornton
ArtsAtl, Review of re/form, Amy Pleasant’s archaeology of her own past at whitespace gallery
by Donna Mintz
CommonCreativATL, Q & A / Amy Pleasant
by Muriel Vega
On the Table, in collaboration with The Drawing Center, NY and the Downtown Central Library in Birmingham, Alabama February 25th, 2014 6:00-7:30 The On the Table series was created by artist Renato Orara as an opportunity for artists who are in The Drawing Center's Viewing Program to share their work in non-conventional exhibition spaces, a library reading room. This is an opporunity to interact with drawings in an intimate way, holding them as one would a book.
Oblivion Hymns, collaboration with Hammock To see images, click here
Find my essay in the book, Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, edited by Sharon Louden, essays by 40 working artists.
Burnaway: Pictorial Excavation with Amy Pleasant
By Joanna Wison