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AMY PARK


EDUCATION

 

2003 MFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

2003 Ox-Bow Art School, Saugatuck, Michigan (Merit Scholarship)

1999 BFA, University of Wisconsin-Madison

1991-1992 School of the Art Institute of Chicago (Merit Scholarship)

 

AWARDS

 

2012 Serenbe, Artist in Residence, Chattahoochee Hills, GA

2007- 2008 Marie Walsh Sharpe Studio Program

2006 Drawing Center Viewing Program, New York, NY

2005 White Columns Curated Artist Registry, New York, NY

2003 O’Shaughnessy Merit Scholarship, Ox-Bow Art School, Saugatuck, Michigan


ONE AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS

 

2017 New Paintings, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
Amy Park, Jonathan Ferrara Gallery, New Orleans, LA

2016 Ed Ruscha’s “Every Building on the Sunset Strip”, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2014 1200’, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

2012 California Experimental Architecture, Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2011 Amy Park, The Study, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

2007 Amy Park and Melissa Baumgartner, Thatcher, Proffitt and Wood, New York, NY

2006 Amy Park and Philip Vanderhyden, Gahlberg Gallery, College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL (Catalog essay by Lane Relyea and Annika Marie)

Amy Park and Grace Park, Occasional Art, St. Paul, MN (Catalog essay by Aaron Van Dyke)

Amy Park, Project Room, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL

2005 Amy Park, Project Row House and The Suburban, Houston, TX (Catalog)

2003 New Work, 734 Gallery, Madison, WI

1999 Paintings, Red Gym Gallery, Madison, WI

1998 Recent Work, Kohler Art Library, Madison, WI


SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2016 Ed Ruscha Books & Co., Gagosian Gallery, Beverly Hills, CA

 

2015 Suburban: Sixteen Years, Mount Airy Contemporary, Philadelphia, PA Rough Cut, Curated by Jennifer Samet and Elizabeth Hazan, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

We Got Spirit, Yes We Do, Lovey Town at Unity Gallery, Maharishi University, Fairfield, IA

Structure, Bank of America Center, Houston, TX

New York, I Love You, but…Gallatin Gallery, New York University, New York, NY

 

2014 Water + Colour, curated by Becca Pelly-Fry, Griffin Gallery, London, UK

Repetitive Motion, curated by Jennifer Samet, Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY

Can’t Group Without a You, Lovey Town, Madison, WI

 

2013 Houston Contemporary Art Fair, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY
Dallas Art Fair, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

Faculty Exhibition 92nd Street Y, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, New York, NY

 

2012 Contemporary Watercolor, Morgan Lehman Gallery, NY - curated by Veronica Roberts

Works on Paper, Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2011 Pulse NY, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

ArtMarket, San Francisco, Hespe Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Faculty Exhibition 92nd Street Y, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, New York, NY

 

2010 ArtBogota, Bogota, Colombia, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

Next Fair Chicago, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

Aqua Art Fair, Miami, Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY

This Mess We’re In, Pelavin Gallery, New York, NY

 

2009 The Great Poor Farm Experiment, The Poor Farm, Manawa, WI

Good News: Alumni Living in New York City, Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI

Faculty Exhibition 92nd Street Y, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, New York, NY

 

2008 X Marks the Spot, Jen Bekman Gallery, New York, NY

Faculty Exhibition 92nd Street Y, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, New York, NY

 

2007 Faculty Exhibition 92nd Street Y, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, New York, NY

 

2006 Darling project, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Chicago, IL

Moreover: Practicing Representation + Abstraction, Curated by Michelle Grabner, Beverly Arts Center, Chicago, IL

Faculty Exhibition 92nd Street Y, Milton J. Weill Art Gallery, New York, NY

Art Brussels, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Brussels, Belgium

-Scope, Wendy Cooper Gallery, New York, NY

Year 06, Wendy Cooper Gallery, London, England

 

2005 Representations, Contemporary Art Workshop, Chicago, IL

5 X 7, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX

No Monument, The Guest Room, Chicago, IL

The Drawing Project, Art Chicago in the Park, Chicago, IL

 

2004 Spacemakers, Lothringer Dreizehn, Munich, Germany

A More Perfect Union, Max Fish, New York, NY and The Suburban, Oak Park, IL

5 X 7, Jones Center for Contemporary Art, Austin, TX

The Party, Track House, Oak Park, IL

Resident Artists, Evanston Art Center, Evanston, IL

 

2003 Contingent Living, curated by Michelle Grabner at Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL (catalog)

The Group Show, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Muestra 2, International Art Fair, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Mexico City, Mexico

Ready for War, University Galleries of Illinois State University, Normal, IL

75th Annual Art Show, Porter Butts Gallery, University of Wisconsin-Madison

(Juror’s Honorable Mention Award)

The Bowerhaus, The Bower, San Antonio, TX

Amy’s Friends, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL

5 X 7 San Antonio, The Bower and Arthouse Jones Center, San Antonio, TX

 

2002 The Stray Show, Bodybuilder & Sportsman Gallery, Chicago, IL

Tasty Dog, Atelier Top 25, Krems, Austria (The Suburban Gallery, Oak Park, IL)

Puerto Rico 02, Fortaleza, Guayabo, Puerto Rico

Portable 3, Embassy Suites, Chicago, IL

Heavy, 2040 Winnebago, Madison, WI

Triagainnial, in close proximity to the Madison Art Center, Madison, WI

156 Miles to Madison, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

Catch 22, Seventh Floor Gallery, Madison, WI

 

2001 Art Miami, International Art Exhibition, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI

Portable 2, Embassy Suites, Chicago, IL

Graduate Review, Seventh Floor Gallery, Madison, WI

73rd Annual Art Show, Porter Butts Gallery, Madison, WI

 

2000 Wendy’s Wonderland, Wendy Cooper Gallery, Madison, WI

Little Pictures, Commonwealth Gallery, Madison, WI (three person show)

Painter-ific, Seventh Floor Gallery, Madison, WI

 

COMMISSIONS AND COLLECTIONS

 

Memorial Sloan Kettering Hospital, New York, NY

New York Presbyterian Hospital, New York, NY

Fidelity Investments, New York, NY

Cleveland Clinic, Cleveland, OH

College of DuPage, Glen Ellyn, IL

The Poor Farm, Artist’s Residency and Exhibition Space, Manawa, WI

Drawing Center’s Artist Archive, Museum of Modern Art, New York, NY

Deloitte & Touche USA, Chicago, IL

Kimberly-Clark Photo Archive, Neenah, WI

Microsoft Corporation, Seattle, WA

Tempo, Wisconsin Women’s Business Organization, Madison, WI

Commission for Cornbloom’s Shoe Store, Madison, WI

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

2016 Bill Clarke, “City of Tomorrow, Fifty years after Every Building on the Sunset  Strip”, Modern Painters, May 2016
KooZA/rch, “A Grid to Tame the Chaos of Urban Living”, June 8, 2016

 

2015 “New York, I Love You, But…”, The Rundown, WNYU Radio, December 2015

New American Paintings 116, Volume 20, Issue 1, Steven Zevitas Publisher, Feb/Mar 2015, pgs. 108-111

Kate Liebman, “Rough Cut”, Brooklyn Rail, February 5, 2015

Patrick Neal, “Rough Collages and Finished Works Cut From the Same Cloth”, Hyperallergic, January 30, 2015

 

2014 Rosecrans Baldwin, “New York from 1200 Feet”, The Morning News, June 30, 2014

Roberta Esposito, “Amy Park Watercolor/Urban Architecture”, ArtWort (Italy), May 5, 2014

Roberta Esposito, “1200’ Amy Park / New York Vista Dall’alto”, ArtWort (Italy) May 19, 2014

Michelle Grabner, “Pale Blue, Blue-Green, and Brick”, Amy Park, 1200’ (exhibition catalog), Morgan Lehman Gallery, Publisher

 

2013 Leslie Ann Dutcher, Watercolor Paintings by Contemporary Artists, Chronicle Books, publisher, 2013, pgs 88-95.

 

2012 Lisa Boone, “Amy Park’s Watercolor Paintings Based on Julius Schulman Photographs”, Los Angeles Times, June 2, 2012, p. E15
Bill Bush, “A Landscape of Irrational Exuberence: This Art Week L.A.”, Huffington Post, May 28, 2012
Kelly Chan, “Julius Shulman’s Classic Photos of California Modernism Get Personalized in Amy Park’s Colorful Paintings”, Blouin ARTINFO, June 9, 2012
Jaime Derringer, “Watercolors by Amy Park”, Design Milk, May 8, 2012
Mario Mueller, “Architecture in Art-3 Galleries” Glasstire, June 7, 2012
Violet Shuraka, “Amy Park Q and A with Violet Shuraka”, Cheap and Plastique Contemporary Art, Issue 10, 2012, pgs 39-44.

 

2010 Can You Come Over to My House? The First Ten Years of the Suburban, The Suburban, publisher, 2010, pgs 546-557

Lisa Wurster, “Watercolor with an Edge”, The Artist’s Magazine, September 2010, pgs 38-42

 

2006 Chicago Reader, Exhibition Announcement with Image, Chicago, IL, October 13, 2006, p. 24.

Lane Relyea and Annika Marie, “Modernism Now”, Exhibition Catalog, Amy Park and Philip Vanderhyden, College of DuPage, 2006. Aaron Van Dyke, “Amy Park-Grace Park”, Exhibition Catalog, Occasional Art, 2006.

Jeff Ward, “Round 23”, Art Lies, The Texas Contemporary Art Journal, Issue 49, 2006.

 

2005 Living Art, Interview KPFT, Houston, TX, October 14, 2005.

 

2004 Simone Dattenberger, “Munchener Merkur” August 27, 2004.

Marco Eisenack, “SZ-Extra”, August 2004, p. S1.

Henning Gotz, “Go Munchen”, September 19, 2004, p. 77.

Cornelia Huber, “AZ Wochenende”, August 22, 2004.

Bayerisch Rundfunk, “BR-Online” September 2, 2004.

Ruth Schneeberger, “Munchner Kultur”, August 21, 2004.

Franziska Schwarz, “SzeneMagazin” September 9, 2004.

Florian Seidel, “Bauwelt”, September 2004.

 

2003 Chicago Reader, Exhibition Announcement with Image, Chicago, IL, November 21, 2003, p. 27.

D. G. Goddard, “Birds of a Feather”, San Antonio Express-News, August 17, 2003, p. 1J.

Michelle Grabner, “Contingent Living”, Exhibition Catalog, Bodybuilder and Sportsman Gallery, 2003.

Michelle Grabner, “Tasty Dog: Suburban in Austria”, The Suburban: The Early Years, The Suburban, publisher, 2003, p. 86.

Terence Hannum, “Contingent Living @ Bodybuilder & Sportsman”, Bridge Magazine, 2003. Archived at: www.bridgemagazine.org/online/art/archive/000058.php.

Terence Hannum, “Haymarket Round Up/Diana Guerrero-Macia and Amy’s Friends at Bodybuilder & Sportsman”, Panel-House. May, 9, 2003,

www.panel-house.com.

Michael Workman, “Living on the Edge”, New City, November 26, 2003.

Michael Workman, “Beer Goggles”, New City, July 3, 2003, p. 18.

 

2000 Creative Agenda, Interview, WORT radio, Madison, WI, January 2000.

Isthmus Newspaper Critic’s Choice, “Little Pictures”, Madison, WI , April 5, 2000, p. 23.