AMY PLEASANT

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2017    PRIMORDIAL IMPRINTS: Dallas Public Library, Dallas, TX

2017    WOMAN'S FUNDING ALLIANCE, Seattle, WA

2016    TERRIBLE BEAUTY | UNDER THE CANOPY:  Gallery 110, Seattle

2014    CONTINENTAL SHIFT: The Castle, Seattle

 2013    BEFORE AUTUMN: Art & Soul Gallery, Seattle

2012    LOOKING FOR THE COOLIDGES: City Hall Gallery, Shoreline, WA

2012    LOST AND FOUND:  Revaldaticentrum Reade, Amsterdam, Netherlands

2011     HANDED DOWN: Art & Soul Gallery, Seattle

2010    FAMILY ALBUM: Georgetown Art and Culture Center, Seattle

2009   METAPHOR: Gallery at Towne Center, Lake Forest Park, WA

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2017    WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR SOME, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA

2017    CROSS POLLINATE RETROSPECTIVE, Georgetown History Museum, Seattle

2017    NASTY WOMEN AMSTERDAM, Josilda da Conceicao Gallery, Amsterdam 

2017    SANCTUARY CITY, San Francisco Arts Commission Gallery, San Francisco

2017    WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR SOME: Walter Maciel Gallery, Los Angeles

2016    GENERATION X | RAZZLE DAZZLE : AIR Gallery, Brooklyn, NY                                               

2015    INKY SPOKES: Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2015    INCOMING: Gallery 110, Seattle

2015   MINI MART CITY PARK PARK FENCE PROJECT FOR SUTTON, BERES, CULLER

2014    PAIN: A/NT (Art Not Terminal) Gallery, Seattle

2014    INKY SPOKES: Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2014    HANDED DOWN: Anne Focke Gallery,  City Hall, Seattle

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

2013    WASHINGTON LEGISLATIVE SESSION: State Capital, Olympia, WA

2013    OF THE LAND: Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

2012    WASHINGTON LEGISLATIVE SESSION: State Capital, Olympia, WA

2012    FAMILY ALBUM: Woman Made Gallery, Chicago

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

1987-1988CALIFORNIA 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

2012     FEATURED ARTIST: Woman's Caucus for Art

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

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