AMY PLEASANT

 

 EXHIBITIONS

2018

LESSONS LEARNED; a view from the classroom (Solo Exhibition) Shoreline City Hall, Shoreline, WA

IS THERE A MOTHER IN THE HOUSE, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017

WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR SOME, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

 PRIMORDIAL IMPRINT, (Solo exhibition) Dallas Public Library, Dallas, TX

CROSS POLLINATE RETROSPECTIVE, Georgetown History Museum, Seattle

NASTY WOMEN AMSTERDAM, Josilda da Conceicao Gallery, Amsterdam

WOMAN'S FUNDING ALLIANCE, Journey to Abstraction (Solo Exhibition) Seattle, WA

SANCTUARY CITY, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco

WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR SOME, Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles

2016

TERRIBLE BEAUTY | UNDER THE CANOPY,  Gallery 110, Seattle

GENERATION X | RAZZLE DAZZLE,  AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

FAMILY ALBUM, Lynnwood Convention Center, Lynnwood, WA

2015                                           

INKY SPOKES, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

INCOMING, Gallery 110, Seattle

MINI MART CITY PARK PARK FENCE PROJECT FOR SUTTON, BERES, CULLER

2014

CONTINENTAL SHIFT, The Castle, (Solo Exhibition) Seattle

PAIN, A/NT (Art Not Terminal) Gallery, Seattle

INKY SPOKES,Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

 HANDED DOWN, Anne Focke Gallery,  City Hall, Seattle

 WOMAN'S CAUCUS FOR ART BEST OF 2014, Arc Gallery, Chicago

2013

BEFORE AUTUMN, (Solo Exhibition) Art & Soul Gallery, Seattle

WASHINGTON LEGISLATIVE SESSION,State Capital, Olympia, WA

OF THE LAND,Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

2012

LOOKING FOR THE COOLIDGES, (Solo Exhibition) City Hall Gallery, Shoreline, WA

LOST AND FOUND, (Solo Exhibition) Revaldaticentrum Reade, Amsterdam, Netherlands

 WASHINGTON LEGISLATIVE SESSION, State Capital, Olympia, WA

2010

 FAMILY ALBUM: Georgetown Art and Culture Center, (Solo Exhibition)Seattle

2009

METAPHOR: Gallery at Towne Center, (Solo Exhibition) Lake Forest Park, WA

PUBLICATIONS

VISIONS: GuttfreundCornett Publications, UniteWomen.org

EQUILIBRIUM, Woman's Caucus for Art, NY

STORIES WE TELL,Phoenix Gallery, NY

EDUCATION

2006-2007    GAGE ACADEMY OF ART: Drawing and Painting Atelier, Seattle

2000-2004    ART INSTITUTE OF SEATTLE:Computer Animation/Design, Seattle

1987-1988   CALIFORNIA STATE UNIVERSITY LOS ANGELES, 5th year teaching cert.

1985-1987    BIOLA UNIVERSITY: BA Cultural Anthropology, Los Angeles

AWARDS AND GRANTS

2016     ARTIST TRUST GAP GRANT

2014     BEST OF 2014: Woman's Caucus for Art, NY

2012     FEATURED ARTIST: Woman's Caucus for Art, NY

2000    SHORELINE ARTS FESTIVAL: 1st Place

RESIDENCIES

2007-2013:  EARTHART PROJECT: Creator/Artist in Resident, Shoreline School District, Shoreline, WA

2000    MILLENNIAL TILE PROJECT: Shoreline Arts Council, Shoreline, WA  

COLLECTIONS

EVERGREEN HOSPITAL AND MEDICAL CENTER: Kirkland, WA

NORTHWEST HOSPITAL: Seattle

READE HOSPITAL:  Amsterdam, Netherlands

MARY'S PLACE WOMEN'S DAY SHELTER: Seattle, WA

PRESS

ART AND CAKE                                                                                                                                                                                                                               Walter Maciel Gallery Shines with Politics and Poetry, February, 2017

HUFFINGTON POST                                                                                                                                                                                                      Artist Takes Long Journey to Healing, May 2016

ESCAPE INTO LIFE                                                                                                                                                                                                       Artist's Watch , May 2016

WRITING WITHOUT PAPER                                                                                                                                                                                        interview by Maureen Doallas, May 2016

TACOMA NEWS TRIBUNE INKY SPOKES
GO Arts: June 2014

AKRON BEACON JOURNAL (OHIO)
Photos Take Long Journey  by Dorothy Shinn

ARTSY FORAGER BLOG
Stranger Rememberings  by Leslie Franz