Untitled (Seated 13), ink and gouache on paper, 22 x 30 in, 2016
Amy Pleasant received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from the Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, Pennsylvania.
She has held solo exhibitions at Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia, Auburn University, Candyland, Stockholm, Sweden, The Birmingham Museum of Art, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, The Ruby Green Center for Contemporary Art, Rhodes College, and The University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Her work has been included in group shows at the Mason-Scharfenstein Museum of Art, the Knoxville Museum of Art, The Weatherspoon Museum of Art, The Hunter Museum of American Art, The Columbus Museum of Art, The Wiregrass Museum of Art, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, the Art Museum of the University of Memphis, The Mobile Museum of Art, and the U.S. Embassy, Prague, Czech Republic.
Her work has been reviewed in publications such as Sculpture, The Brooklyn Rail, Art in America, artforum.com, Art Papers, Bad at Sports and BURNAWAY.
She is a recipient of the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Award for 2015.
Amy Pleasant currently lives and works in Birmingham, Alabama and is represented by Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York and whitespace gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.
For more information: http://amypleasant.com/
Untitled (Seated 3), ink and gouache on paper, 22 x 30 in, 2016