AMANDA CURRERI
Born 1977

EDUCATION
MFA, Painting and Drawing, California College of the Arts, San Francisco, CA 2007 BFA, Painting and Drawing, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA 2000 BA, Sociology/Peace and Justice Studies, Tufts University, Medford, MA 2000

AWARDS
2016 Travelling Scholars Fellowship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, Boston, MA
Aid to Individual Artist Award, Summerfair, Cincinnati, OH
AHSS Third Century Faculty Research Grant, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (award to start an independent art press in partnership with Art Library)
2016 School of Art Faculty Travel Grant, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH 2010 Goldie Award Recipient, San Francisco Bay Guardian, San Francisco, CA
2009 Joan Mitchell Foundation, Fellowship and Stipend, OxBow Residency, Saugatuck, MI

ARTIST RESIDENCIES
2016 Artist in Residence, Sedona Artists in Residence / Summer Colony Program, Sedona Arts Center, Sedona, AZ (inaugural invitational residency, Bay Area Artists Cohort)
2013–15 Artist Residency and Public Project Commission, c3 initiative, Portland, OR
2013 Artist in Residence Nominee and Finalist, Headlands Center for the Arts, Sausalito, CA
2012 August Artist in Residence, Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland, CA
2009 Fall Artist-in-Residence, OxBow Artists Residency, Saugatuck, MI

SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2016 The Calmest of Us Would Be Lunatics, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN
Eff, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
The Calmest of Us Would Be Lunatics, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN
2013 The Aunque, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2010 Occupy the Empty, Romer Young Gallery (formerly Ping Pong Gallery), San Francisco, CA
2007 Make New Friends, Romer Young Gallery (formerly Ping Pong Gallery), San Francisco, CA

COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS
2015 Demos: Wapato Correctional Facility, c3initiave, Portland, OR (collaborative public project with gallery exhibition, publication, print edition, video, and round-table event) 2013 ERNEST Introductions, c3 initiative, Portland, OR (two-person collaborative exhibition)
2008 You ROYGBIV Me, Tartine Exhibitions, San Francisco, CA (two-person collaborative exhibition)

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Some False Moves, Present Co., Brooklyn, NY
Variable Proportions, Reed Gallery, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH New Faculty Exhibition, Meyer Gallery, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH
Younger than George, George Lawson Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Not Much To Look At, Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland, CA
2014 Disruption Clinic: Bay Area Now 7, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA Landlessness, Ortega y Gasset Projects, Queens, NY
/SLASH/, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2013 Proximities: Import/Export, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA
2012 Dramatic Chromatic, Plug Projects, Kansas City, MO
Remixed Messages, Visual AIDS at Transformer Gallery, Washington D.C.
2011 In the Wake of 2013: International Women’s Biennale 2011, Tuning Exhibition, Incheon, Korea (catalogue)
Mixed Messages: A(I)DS, Art + Words, Visual AIDS at La MaMa Galleria, New York, NY (catalogue) Living Room Show, Park Life, San Francisco, CA
Over My Dead Body, Root Division, San Francisco, CA
2010 Shadowshop, San Francisco Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, CA (Stephanie Syjuco, lead artist) Coil Contract, Horse Trader Curatorial Projects, Aqua Art Miami, Miami, FL
2009 Brooklyn Utopias?, Brooklyn Historical Society, Brooklyn, NY Involved, Socially, Triple Base Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Aire Especial para Batir Records, Windows Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY The Funnies, Whitney Art Works, Portland, ME
Unfortunate Monument, ATA Window Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2007 Surprise, New Langton Arts, San Francisco, CA
Us and Them, Fab Gallery, Virginia Commonwealth University, Richmond, VA
2001 Nostalgia, Urban Etc in conjunction with P.S.1, Long Island City, NY

PERFORMANCES / EVENTS
2016 CLAMS, The Calmest of Us Would Be Lunatics, Rochester Art Center, Rochester, MN, March 18. (dinner event in conjunction with exhibition)
2015 CLAMS, Variable Proportions, Reed Gallery, College of Design, Architecture, Art, and Planning, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, OH (dinner event in conjunction with exhibition)
2014 Blue Flowers, Disruption Clinic: Bay Area Now 7, Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA (three-day interactive performance)
2014 Failure: SPLITS#1, Interface Gallery, Oakland, CA (book launch event)
2013 Undisclosed Performance, Proximities: Import/Export, Asian Art Museum, San Francisco, CA (20 performers, performances occurred at Opening Reception and throughout the run of the exhibition)
2013 Jean Genet in the Aunque, Romer Young Gallery, San Francisco, CA (performance)
2012 Jean Genet in the Aunque, SF State University, San Francisco, CA (performance)
2012 Jean Genet in the Aunque, Royal Nonesuch Gallery, Oakland, CA (performance)
2010 Afghanistan Insert, in SF Bay Guardian and Shadowshop at SFMOMA, San Francisco, CA (artwork, performance, and newspaper intervention)
2009 Three Pieces, P.P.O.W. Gallery, New York, NY (book launch event)

BIBLIOGRAPHY
Szucs, Suzzane. “Terrible Beauty in a Flawed System,” MN Artists (Walker Art Center), 15 March 2016. Stotts, Ryan. “Artists deliver a wake-up call” 507 Magazine, 28 January 2016.
Stiepan, DeeDee. “Rochester Art Center hosts panel discussion with the Guerilla Girls and Amanda Curreri,” KIMT, 25 January 2016.
KIMT 3 TV News, “Art Exhibition Fuels Panel Discussion,” 22 January 2016.
Weber, Tom. “Don’t worry, guerrillas are part of show” 507 Magazine, 14 January 2016.
Spitz, Enid. “Look Inside St. John’s Unoccupied Jail; Demos: Wapato Correctional Facility makes the NoPo point of contention into art,” Willamette Week, 13 November 2015.
Jahn, Jeff. “Demos: Wapato Correctional Facility by ERNEST,” PORT, 11 November 2015.
Anderson, Jennifer. “Wapato Stars in Artful Video, Book,” Portland Tribune, 5 November 2015
Harned, Megan. “Top 5 Visual Art Shows: Fall Arts Guide,” Willamette Week, 8 September 2015.
Harbour, Aaron. “George Lawson//Younger than George,” Curiously Direct, 5 August 2015.
Wazwaz, Maysoun and Kate Rhoades. Congratulations Pine Tree, Episode 33, 15 April 2015.
McKinney, Kathryn. “SFAQ Review:’Proximities 3: Import/Export’ group exhibition at the Asian Art Museum,”San Francisco Arts Quarterly, February 2014.
Rabben, Heidi. “Review: Proximities 3: Import/Export,” Art Practical, 17 February 2014.
Hotchkiss, Sarah. “Proximities 3 @ Asian Art Museum,” Squarecylinder, 22 January 2014.
Thibault, Sarah. “In Conversation: Glen Helfand, curator of ‘Proximities’,” San Francisco Arts Quarterly, 2014.
Xiao, An. “Import, Export, Art, and Asia,” Hyperallergic, 21 January 2014.
Chun, Kimberly. “‘Proximities 3: Import/Export’: Asian connection,” San Francisco Chronicle, 25 December 2013.
Cohn, Susan. “Museum Gotta See ‘Um,” San Mateo Daily Journal, 28 December 2013.
Fisher, Matt. “Fair Play,” San Francisco Bay Guardian, 15 May – 20 May 2013.
Piziali, Joey. “Amanda Curreri: Interview,” San Francisco Arts Quarterly, No. 13, May 2013: 124-125.
Kluth, Mary Anne. “Amanda Curreri: ‘The Aunque’ at Romer Young Gallery,” Art Ltd Magazine, March 2013: 29. Bigman, Alex. “Beyond the White Cube: Insider’s Guide,” East Bay Express, 27 February 2013.