Amanda Church

b. New York, NY

EDUCATION

Bennington College, B.A. Painting and Drawing 

New York Studio School, New York City 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019

"Recliners," High Noon Gallery, New York, NY

"BODY/object" (with John Franklin), Hionas Gallery, New York, NY

2015

20/20 Gallery, San Juan, Puerto Rico 

Galerie du Tableau, Marseille, France 

 

2012

"Hollywoodland," Land of Tomorrow, Louisville, KY 

 

2009

Vernon Fine Art, Prague, Czech Republic 

“Lovely, Dark, and Deep,” Michael Steinberg Fine Art 

 

2008

"If Six Were Mine," Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles. California 

"Traveling Without Moving," Julie Chae Gallery, Boston, MA 

Galerie du Tableau, Marseille, France 

 

2006

Michael Steinberg Fine Art, NY 

 

2003

Deep Pucci, Artek Contemporaries LLC, NY 

 

2001

Art Resources Transfer, Inc., NY 

 

2000

Galerie du Tableau, Marseille, France 

 

1999

Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, MA 

 

1997

Galerie du Tableau, Marseille, France 

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

2015

The Abstract Body, Sharon Arts Center, Peterborough, New Hampshire 

Summer show, Geoffrey Young Gallery, Great Barrington, Massachusetts 

The Big Show, Silas Marder Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY 

Paperazzi 4, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

 

2014

Le Show des Amis, Showroom Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, Aberson Exhibits, Tulsa, Oklahoma 

Treasure Island, curated by Julie Chae, The Lower East Side Printshop, NY, NY 

The Last Brucennial, organized by the Bruce High Quality Foundation, NY, NY 

Color Me Badd, curated by Chris Bors, The Nars Foundation, Brooklyn, NY 

Minimal Baroque, curated by Courtney J. Martin, Julie Sass, and Bodil Neilssen, Ronnebaeksholm, Copenhagen, Denmark 

Hotels Innovate Project, curated by Brian Morris, Miami FL  

Paperazzi 3, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

 

2013

The Moby Project, curated by Janet Goleas, Mulford Farm, East Hampton, NY; Moby Annex at Neoteric Gallery, Amagansett, NY 

Open Canvas, curated by Tom Eshchar, The Paper Factory Hotel, LIC, NY 

The Norwood Club, annual installation curated by Stephanie Theodore, NY, NY 

Endless Summer, curated by Gary Petersen, Brian Morris Gallery, NY, NY 

Tectonic Shift, curated by Noah Post, Brian Morris Gallery, NY, NY 

Silhouette, curated by William Carroll, The Elizabeth Foundation, NY, NY 

Paperazzi 2, Janet Kurnatowski Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

Doing Pennants, curated by Paul Evans, Fifth Floor Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

 

2012

Small Doors, an online exhibition curated by Janet Goleas 

Swimming Upstream, O Cinema’s Art at “O,” curated by Cat del Buono and Diana Leidel, Miami, FL 

Buy My Bananas. curated by Julia Trotta, Kate Werble Gallery, NY 

Paperazzi, Janet Kurnatowsi Gallery, NY, NY 

 

2011

Paper A-Z, Sue Scott Gallery, NY, NY 

Porrnucopia, Allegra La Viola Gallery, NY, NY 

New Work, New Faces, Storefront Gallery, NY, NY 

 

2010

Paper Trail, curated by Paul Evans, Happy, Los Angeles, CA 

Summertime, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, NY 

With Color Like This: Form as Experience, curated by Horace Brockington, Fine Arts Center Gallery at Wartburg College, Waverly, Iowa 

 

2010

Bushwick Schlacht! curated by Guillermp Creus with Marcel Huppauff and Tom Sanford, 245 Boerum Street, Brooklyn, NY 

Phantoms, Stephan Stoyanov Gallery, NY 

 

2009

Phantoms, Luxe Gallery, Brussels, Belgium 

Quietly, Luxe Gallery, NY 

 

2008

Surface Sounding – Ten to Ten, curated by Courtney J. Martin, See Line Gallery, Santa Monica, CA 

Narratives of the Perverse, Jancar Gallery, Los Angeles, CA 

Melting Paint, curated by Gianluca Marziani, Galleria Contemporanea, Milan, Italy 

One Scoop Is Two Balls, a works on paper show curated by Paul Evans, Scoops, Los Angeles, CA 

Transmold, curated by Suzan Batu, Jan Colle Gallery, Gent, Belgium 

 

2007

Prelude, Julie Chae Gallery, Boston MA 

Kuf_Mold, curated by Suzan Batu, Grand Bazaar, Istanbul, Turkey 

20 Grammes, Entr’Arts, Grenoble, France 

Opere e Libri, curated by Alfonso Filieri, Galleria Alvona, Labin, Croatia 

Places, Luxe Gallery, NY 

 

2006

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Museum , Greensboro, NC 

Tina B Contemporary Art Festival, Vernon Fine Art, Prague, CZ 

Fluids, District and Co. Gallery, Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic 

Conversations, curated by Sharon Louden, Ambrosino Gallery, Miami, Florida 

Regeneration Room, curated by Franklin Evans, LMAK Projects, NY 

Things We Love, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, MA 

 

2005

Seid Show, Gerber-Seid Fine Art, NY 

Inked!, curated by Koan Jeff Baysa, SICA, Long Branch, NJ, traveling to 

Delta Axis@Marshall Arts, Memphis, TN, and the Living Art Museum in Reykjavik 

Thaw, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, MA 

The Expression of Elemental Passions, Plus Ultra Gallery, NY 

 

2004

In Polytechnicolor, Michael Steinberg Fine Art, NY 

Paste It, curated by Jean Lee and Martina Schmacher, Angel Studios, Berlin, Germany 

Bad Touch, Beaker Gallery, Tampa, FL 

Stop & Stor, Luxe Gallery, NY 

NADA Art Fair, Plus Ultra Gallery, Miami Beach, Florida 

New Museum New Group benefit: 10 Artists Personalize the Fendi Chef Bag, the Maritime Hotel, NY 

Presence, Scope Art Fair, curated by David Gibson, the Dylan Hotel, NY 

Before and After Science, Marella Arte Contemporanea, Milan, Italy 

Tasty Buds, curated by Theresa Hackett, The Workspace, NY 

Bad Touch, Keith Talent Gallery, London, UK, travel to the Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University, Waltham, MA 

 

2002

Schmoology, curated by Bill Previdi, M3 Projects, NY 

Some Are Painting II, curated by David Gibson, NY 

Three Strong Painters, curated by John Yau, Maryland Institute of Art, Baltimore, Maryland 

Barometer, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NY 

Reality Revisited, curated by Matthias Groebel, galerie In Situ, Aalst, Belgium; traveling to Martin Kudlek Gallery, Cologne, Germany 

A Way of Thinking, curated by Julia Sass, Susanne Hojriis Gallery, Copenhagen, Denmark 

The Difference Between You and Us, Five Years, London, UK 

Bad Touch, Space 1026, Philadelphia, PA 

 

2001

Miami Art Fair, curatorial project by Omar Lopez-Chahoud, Miami, FL 

Buzz (three-person exhibition), Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston MA 

The Brewster Project, curated by Christopher Ho, Brewster, NY 

Sex Abroad, curated by Naomi Urabe, Five Years, London, UK 

Humanoid, Frederieke Taylor Gallery, NY 

Fhuh…promiscuously subarticulate paintings, organized by David Humphrey, Fish Tank Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

Refrigerate After Opening, curated by Edward Winkleman, Cynthia Broan Gallery, NY 

Ripe and Hazy, organized by Mark Keffer, Goliath, Brooklyn, NY 

Humanoid, Diverse Works Art Space, Houston, Texas 

Bad Touch, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina 

Hit and Run, curated by Edward Winkleman, London, UK 

 

2000

The Figure: Another Side of Modernism, curated by Lilly Wei, Newhouse Center for Contemporary Art, NY 

Paper Products, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, MA 

En Garde, curated by Edward Winkleman, Burton Marinkovich Fine Art, Washington, DC 

The MTV Canvas, an online exhibition curated by Tate at Guild.com 

Assorted Flavors, Catherine Moore Fine Art, NY 

Send in the Clowns, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina 

1999

Out of Y2K, organized by Eung Ho Park, Im n Il, Brooklyn, NY 

The Flat Files, Rosenwald-Wolf Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA 

NY2K, curated by Carlo McCormick and Livestock, El Bohio, NY 

Art for Park, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn, NY 

Galerie du Tableau, two-person show (w/ Bradley Rubenstein), Marseille, France 

Brief Encounter, curated by Eduardo Difarnecio (with Leanne Sacramone and Nicolas Profit), Paris, France 

Go Figure!, Clifford Smith Gallery, Boston, Massachusetts 

Nylon, group show (works on paper), London, UK 

Size Matters, curated by Mike Weiss, Gale Gates et al., NY 

Tuff ‘n’ Tender, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina 

A Room with a View, Sixth @ Prince, NY 

Trans, curated by Thomas Rieck, Kunstlerhaus, Hamburg, Germany 

Phenotypology, curated by Maureen McQuillan, Hallwalls, Buffalo, NY 

Humanoid, Vedanta Gallery, Chicago, Illinois 

 

1998

Clifford Smith Gallery, group show, Boston, MA 

Ten from Brooklyn, Second Street Gallery, Charlottesville, Virginia 

Pierogi Goes to College, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY, traveling to Bard College, Rheinbeck, NY 

Pierogi 2000, NY: The Flatfiles, Kunstlerhaus, Vienna, Austria 

The Jewel Box Project, curated by Patrick Callery, GAGA Gallery, NY 

Pop Surrealism, The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, Connecticut 

Project Wall, Art Resources Transfer, Inc., NY 

Chick Diptych, Lump Gallery, Raleigh, North Carolina 

Visual Pleasure, Fakiris Gallery, Greenport, NY 

Brite Magic, Islip Art Museum, East Islip, NY 

Pet Shop, Nicholas Davies Gallery, NY 

 

1997

Affirm Identity, Kingsborough College Gallery, NY 

Art on Paper, Weatherspoon Art Gallery, Greensboro, NC 

New York Drawers: The Pierogi 2000 Flatfiles, Gasworks, London, traveling to Corner House, Manchester, UK 

Current Undercurrent, Brooklyn Museum of Art, NY 

The Chamber Pot Show, The Lower East Side Tenement Museum, NY 

 

1996

Hodgepodge Lodge East, curated by Mark Dean Veca, Hovel, NY 

Round Up, Livestock Gallery, NY 

Fascination, The Lobby Gallery at the Deutsche Bank, NY 

Salon des Trees, organized by Austin Ackles and Mary Jones, Central Park, NY 

Waterline, Black and Herron Space, NY 

Fresh and Tasty, curated by Elisabeth Kley, OIA, NY 

 

1995

Oooze, Black and Herron Space, NY 

Wacko, The Work Space, NY 

Either/Or, organized by Kenny Schachter, Flamingo East, NY 

Other Rooms, Ronald Feldman Gallery, NY 

Art Sans Frontiere, curated by Claude Simard, La Rouche, Canada 

Flip Side, two-person show, Marymount College Gallery, NY 

GRANTS

 

Pollock-Krasner Foundation 2017

Guggenheim Fellowship 2015 

Artists Grants/Artists Space 1993 

PUBLIC COLLECTIONS 

New Jersey State Museum, Trenton, NJ 

The Progressive Corporation, Cleveland, Ohio 

Deutsche Bank, New York 

The Chambers Hotel, New York 

Bondardo Communications, Milan, Italy 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

2014

Best Self magazine, GALLERY featured artist, Issue 2, December 2014 

Fisher, Cora, “Beyond Internationalism? Minimal Baroque, Post-Minimalism, and Contemporary Art,” http://hyperallergic.com/132055/beyond-internationalism-          minimal-baroque-post-minimalism-and-contemporary-art/ 

Bonde, Lisbeth, http://www.kunsten.nu/artikler/artikel.php?minimal+barok+roennebaeksholm, Copenhagen, Denmark 

Biswas, Allie, “Minimal Baroque,” The Glass Magazine, London, UK 

 

2013

McClemont Doug, “Endless Summer,” Art News, December 2013 

Louden, Sharon, editor, Living and Sustaining a Creative Life, University of Chicago Press (with color reproduction) 

D’Agostino, Paul, http://www.thelmagazine.com/TheMeasure/archives/2013/08/14/4-art-exhibits-you-need-to-see 

Condon, Elisabeth, http://elisabethcondon.blogspot.com/2013/08/endless-summer-at-brian-morris-with-one.html 

Edward Winkleman Interviews Amanda Church,http://www.nyartsmagazine.com/conversations/in-conversation-amanda-church-interviewed-by-ed-winkleman 

Hassell, Matt, Drifting Towards Perfection, http://nyc-artparasites.com/review/Tectonic-Draft-Brian-Morris-Gallery-1585.html 

Living and Sustaining a Creative Life: Essays by 40 Artists, University of Chicago Press, forthcoming 

 

2012

Buddy of Work, http://buddyofwork.com/2012/12/03/amanda-church/ 

 

2011

Brophy, Mary Marcus, http://mediagallery.usatoday.com/Artists+on+Facebook/G2102?csp=lfmpg 

 

2010

Premio Terna per l’arte contemporanea, Cristiana Collu and Gianluca Marziani, catalog reproduction, pp. 266-67 

 

2009

Gibson, David, “Fortress to Solitude,” Art Notes #.28, p. 47, Fall 2009 

 

2008

Honigman, Ana Finel, “Summer Loving,” Vogue magazine, www.style.com, August 12, 2008 

Zeis, Katherine, “Amanda Church Explores Movement at Julie Chae Gallery, Tufts Daily, February 26, 

 

2007 

Johnson, Ken, “Globe Pick—“Prelude,” The Boston Globe, September 28, 2007 

New American Paintings, No. 68, Open Studios Press, Winter 2007 

Humphrey, David, “Amanda Church at Michael Steinberg,” Art in America, January 2007 

 

2006

Spinelli, Christopher, “Fashion Is an Art Victim,” Whitewall, Issue 3, Fall 2006 

Gibson, David, “Between the Lines,” Art Notes, #10, Fall 

Chambers, Christopher, “Fall Picks,” NY Arts, September/October 2006 

 

2005

Ostende, Jean-Pierre, 16 m2, Le roman de la Galerie du Tableau a Marseille et ailleurs, 1995-2005 

Ledogar, Kate, “‘Things We Love’ at Clifford Smith Gallery,” The Weekly Dig, October 15 

 

2004

Biro, Matthew, “In Polytechnicolor,” Contemporary, No. 66, September 

Coates, Jennifer, “The Logic of Wiggles: Amanda Church’s Sunny Biomorphs,” Performing Arts Journal, Vol 77, Spring 

 

2003

Nochlin, Linda, “New Tricks for an Old Dog: The Return of Painting,” Contemporary, No. 58, December 

La Ferla, Ruth, “Together Again, That Colorful Couple, Art and Fashion,” The New York Times, September 30 

Kula, Marissa, “The Surreal Thing,” Surface (#43), Fall issue JPKoebenhavn, "Malerisk Faellesnaevner/ 

Painterly Commondenominator, November 22 

 

2002

Trine Ross, Politiken, "Hoej standart hos Hoejriis"/High Standard at Hoejriis,” December 20 

Meiken Rasmussen, Kunstavisen, "Hello New York," November 

Bente Scavenius, Boersen, ”Julefryd i gallerierne"/ Christmas Joy in the Galleries,” December 17 

Christensen Pernille Anker, JPKoebenhavn, "Newyokerkunst i gadehoejde/New York Art at Street Level",” November 

Ole Noerlyng, Berlingske Tidende, “Dansk/Amerikansk,” November 8 

McNatt, Glenn, “Three Painters,” The Baltimore Sun, June 24 

Giuliano, Mike, “Artscape, Forever,” City Paper, July 31 

Platow, Raphaela, “Bad Touch,” Art Papers, May/June 

Reindl, Uta M., Koelner-Stadt Anzeiger, “Barthaare geopfert,” May 24 

Zeitz, Lisa, “Sozialer Wohnungsbau fur Grossstadtvogel,” (review of “Humanoid”) 

Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung, January 5 

 

2001

Johnson, Ken, “Humanoid,” The New York Times, December 21 

McQuaid, Cate, “Some Views of the Visual Frontier,” The Boston Globe, September 20 

Cotter, Holland, “Cool,” The New York Times, July 27, 

Steinberg, Michael, Up and Coming: An Inside Guide to the Emerging Art Scene in New York 

Horsey, Len, “Hit and Run: Fast/Fat/Fun,” [a-n] magazine, May 2001 

Pasquini, Stefano, “Catatonic London (I Come Alive Outside the M25),” NY Arts, May 

Nesbett, Peter T., “The Figure,” Performing Arts Journal, Vol. 67, January 

Volk, Gregory, “Humanoid,” catalogue essay for Diverse Works, January 

Wei, Lilly, “The Figure: Another Side of Modernism” (catalogue essay), January 

 

2000

Viveros-Faune, Christian, “The Figure,” New York Press, October 25-13 

Kley, Elisabeth, “The Figure,” Art News, September 

 

1999

Long, Charles M., “Pop Surrealist Hits South End,” The Beacon Hill/Back Bay Chronicle, December 21 

Valentine, Mark, “Rupturing Reality and Representation,” South End News, December 9 

McQuaid, Cate, “Striking Portraits at Three Boston Venues,” The Boston Globe, July 22 

Balthazar, Brian, “Identifiable Forms,” Bay Windows, July, 29 

Pleasants, Craig, “Ten from Brooklyn,” Art Papers, July/August 

Huntington, Richard, “Exploring the Sights Created in Science,” Buffalo News, May 

Condon, Elisabeth, Review, Art Papers, July/August 1998 

 

1998

Natale, Michelle, “I Threw Up/Chick Diptych,” Spectator, July 28 

 

1997

Scott, Sue, “Affirm Identity” (catalogue essay), November 

Herron, Annie, “Fresh Perspectives,” Review, March 

Grimm, Jay, “The Chamber Pot Show,” Critical Review, January 

 

1996

Nahas, Dominique, “Light and Color,” Review, November