An Exhibition by Amy Pleasant
December 15, 2014 - January 29, 2015
Artist Lecture and Closing Reception: Thursday January 29, 5:00 p.m. @ Biggin 005
The Department of Art in the College of Liberal Arts at Auburn University is pleased to announce an exhibition of painting and sculpture by Amy Pleasant. The show opens in Biggin Gallery on December 15, 2014, and runs through Janurary 29, 2015. The artist will present a lecture on Thursday, January 29 at 5:00 p.m., and a public reception will follow.
Amy Pleasant received a BFA from The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from The Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia, PA.
She has held solo exhibitions at Jeff Bailey Gallery, NY, whitespace gallery, Atlanta, GA, The Birmingham Museum of Art, The Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, CANDYLAND, Stockholm, Sweden, Rhodes College, Tandem Gallery, The Ruby Green Center for Contemporary Art, and The University of Alabama at Birmingham.
Her work has been included in group exhibitions in venues such as The Knoxville Museum of Art, The Hunter Museum of American Art, The Weatherspoon Museum of Art, The Columbus Museum of Art, The Wiregrass Museum of Art, The National Museum for Women in the Arts, The Mobile Museum of Art, The Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, The Huntsville Museum of Art, Clifford Chance, and The U.S. Embassy, Prague, Czech Republic.
Pleasant’s work has been reviewed in publications such as Sculpture Magazine, Art in America, The Brooklyn Rail, Art Papers, The Commercial Appeal, Burnaway and artforum.com.
She currently lives and works in Birmingham, Alabama and is represented by Jeff Bailey Gallery, NY and whitespace gallery in Atlanta, GA.
Our mission is to present a stimulating, innovative program of exhibitions, lectures and special events that: develop understanding of artist expression in all its diversity; encourage cultural and intellectual awareness within the academic and civic communities; and, complement the Department of Art and Art History curriculum while contributing to the broader goals of the College of Liberal Arts and Auburn University.
Last Updated: September 23, 2014