Edition of 55
19 x 25 in. (unframed)
Born in 1972 in Birmingham, Alabama, she received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (1994) and an MFA from the Tyler School of Art (1999). Pleasant was recently awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship (2018) and the South Arts Prize for the State of Alabama (2018). Other awards include the Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptors Award (2015), Mary Hambidge Distinguished Artist Award (2015), and Individual Art Fellowships from the Cultural Alliance of Birmingham (2008) and the Alabama State Council on the Arts (2003). She has held solo exhibitions at Jeff Bailey Gallery, Hudson/NYC; Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA; Indianapolis Museum of Contemporary Art, IN; Birmingham Museum of Art, AL; Atlanta Contemporary, GA; among others. Her work has been included in numerous two-person and group exhibitions at venues such as the Montgomery Museum of Fine Arts, AL; Adams and Ollman, Portland, OR; Frist Center for the Visual Arts, Nashville, TN; Cuevas Tilleard Projects, New York, NY; Knoxville Museum of Art, TN; Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw, GA; Lamar Dodd School of Art, Athens, GA; Hunter Museum of American Art, Chattanooga, TN; and Weatherspoon Museum of Art, Greensboro, NC. Her work has been reviewed in many publications including Art in America, ART PAPERS, Artforum, The Brooklyn Rail and Sculpture.
This edition was printed by students and faculty from the Lamar Dodd School of Art’s Printmaking and Book Arts Program.
Amy Pleasant is represented in Atlanta by Whitespace Gallery - www.whitespace814.com