Resume

Education

2001-2002 The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI – Master of Fine Arts (Printmaking)
1999-2001 The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI – Master of Arts (Printmaking)
1989-1993 The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA – Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude
– Fine Arts Major, Art History Minor

Teaching, etc.

2014-present  Director of the North Seattle College ART GALLERY, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA
2007-present Adjunct Faculty, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA
2007-2013 Instructor in Continuing Education and Lifelong Learning, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA
2005-2009 Instructor, Sev Shoon Art Center, Seattle, WA
2004-2008 Instructor, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
2002 Lecturer, Beginning Intaglio, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2001-2002 Instructor of Record/Teaching Assistant, Two-Dimensional Design, University of
Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2001-2002 Graduate Representative and Member of Graduate Steering Committee,
Attended Art Dept. Faculty and Steering Committee Meetings, University of
Wisconsin, Madison

Grants, Honors and Awards

2015 GAP Award (Grants for Arist’s Projects), Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
2008 GAP Award (Grants for Artist’s Projects), Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
2007 Purchase Award – Portable Works Collection, City of Seattle, 4Culture, Seattle, WA
2005 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award
2005 Travel Grant, Professional Development Assistance Program, Washington State Arts
Commission, Seattle, WA
2004 Purchase Award – Portable Works Collection, City of Seattle, 4Culture, Seattle, WA
2004 GAP Award (Grants for Artist’s Projects), Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
2001 Hooper Foundation Scholarship for Printmaking, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Visiting Artist Lectures

2015 Conversations with Painters, Susan Christian Project Space/salon Refu, Olympia, WA
2011 Visiting Artist, Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA
2010 Art meets Science: A Community Discussion on Creativity, Pacific Science Center & the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA
2010 Visiting Artist, University of Idaho, Moscow, ID
2010 Visiting Artist, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
2008 Panel discussion with Convergent Topologiesʼ exhibiting artists, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
2008 Visiting Artist, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
2007 Demonstrations: Conversations on Math and Art, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 Visiting Artist, Washington University, St. Louis, MO
2007 Visiting Artist, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA
2006 Visiting Artist, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY
2006 Visiting Artist, California College of Arts, Oakland, CA
2006 Visiting Artist, Academy of Art University, San Francisco, CA
2005 Art and Science, Science in Art, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
2004 Visiting Artist, University of Nebraska-Omaha, Omaha, NE
2004 Visiting Artist, Washington State University, Pullman, WA
2002 Visiting Artist, University of Wisconsin-Marathon County, Wausau, WI
2001 Visiting Artist, Lawrence University, Appleton, WI

Artist Residencies

2008 Anchor Graphics Residency, Chicago, IL
2005 Clowes Foundation Fellowship for a Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT
2004 Bemis Center for Contemporary Art Residency, Omaha, NE
2004 Centrum Creative Residency, Port Townsend, WA
2003 Pleasant Rowland Foundation Fellowship for a Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT
2002 Kala Art Institute Fellowship Artist-in-Residency Award, six month residency, Berkeley, CA

Gallery Representation

Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
Guthrie Contemporary, New Orleans, LA
Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA

Solo Exhibitions

2015 Investigation & Determination, Johnston Architects, Seattle, WA
2015 Nescience, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
2012 Exposed, Red Rocket Gallery, www.redrocketgallery.com
2012 Luck/Chance, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
2011 Intertwined, Shoreline Community College Gallery, Shoreline, WA
2010 Underpinnings, Oliver Gallery, Lied Center for the Arts, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
2009 Grids, Circuits & Vertices, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
2007 Clustering, Verve, Seattle, WA
2007 Accumulation, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
2006 Array, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2006 Aggregation, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
2006 Hidden Structure, UFM Gallery, Seattle, WA
2004 Transposed, Anchor Graphics, Chicago, IL
2003 Systematization, Red Rocket Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002 Projective, Master of Fine Arts Thesis Show, Kingʼs Foot Gallery, Madison, WI
2002 Transcription, Invitational Exhibition, University of Wisconsin – Marathon County, Wausau, WI
2001 Recent work by Amanda Knowles, Botham Vineyards and Winery, Barneveld, WI
2001 Corresponding Parts, Master of Arts Thesis Show, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI
1992 Solo Exhibition, Philomathean Gallery, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016

Imprint One 2016, VAM Gallery, Print Austin 2016, Austin, TX

2015

Extracurricular, North Seattle College Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2014

Transfer: Works from Twelve Printmakers, Westtown School, Westtown, PA
East Coast National Screenprint Biennial, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
Women and Print, Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Ink This! Contemporary Print Arts in the Northwest, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
NEXT:2014, PrintHouston, Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, TX
West Coast Ink: Printmaking from San Diego to Seattle, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Part, CA
Altered States, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
It’s Alive!, Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA
Communication Breakdown, Red Rocket Gallery, www.redrocketgallery.com

2013

Boston Printmakers 2013 North American Biennial, Art Institute of Boston, Boston, MA, Juror: Dennis Michael Jon, Associate Curator of Prints and Drawings, Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Unframed: Five Artists, A Project Space, Seattle, WA
Little x Little, Columbia City Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Digital Art: A New Generation, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, Bainbridge Island, WA

2012

Dot, Museo Gallery, Langley, WA
Currents: Seattle Print Arts 2012, Jacob Lawrence Gallery, University of Washington, Seattle, WA
9th Biennial National Print Competition and Exhibition, Janet Turner Print Museum, Chico, CA, Joseph Kaveney Merit Award

2011

Out of the Blue, Strohl Art Center Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
Segunda Bienal Nacional de Artes Graficas, Sala de Arte Javier Barros Sierra, Universidad
Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Centro Cultural Acatlan, Acatlan, Mexico
Women Who Make Prints, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
2011 Seattle Community College Art Faculty Show, North Seattle Community College Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2010

Small Works, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
Segunda Bienal Nacional de Artes Graficas, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Colima, Mexico;
Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico; & Museo de los Pintores
Oaxaquenos, Oaxaca, Mexico

2009

Matrix: Contemporary Printmaking, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
Form and Space: Barbara Robertson and Amanda Knowles, TASTE restaurant, Seattle Art
Museum, Seattle, WA
New Work by Gallery Artists, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2008

Seattle: Oaxaca Print Arts Invitational, Festival de la Gráfica, Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
Paperwork, Walsh Gallery, South Orange, NJ
Innovation and Imagination: Work from Kala Art Institute, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
Contemporary Prints, Strohl Art Center Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
Convergent Topologies, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
Glue, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
Still Pulling: Traditional Printmaking in the Digital Age, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State
University, Detroit, MI

2007

New Work by Gallery Artists, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
Kala Artistsʼ Annual/Fresh Work, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
8×8, Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006

Cultivating Creativity: In Residence at Kala,Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco,CA
Here and Now, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
New Work 2006, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
New Prints 2006/Summer: COLOR, Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VA
Artist Trust – Art by Artists Recognized by the Artist Trust Awards Program, Chase Gallery,
Spokane, WA
New Prints 2006/Summer: COLOR, International Print Center New York, New York, NY
Crossing Gene, Sun Contemporary Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Visual Alchemy Part II, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA
Group Show, Spheris Gallery, Bellows Falls, VT

2005

Fresh Work, Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Ink + Paper, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA
Dialog – Beyond Space, Shenzhen Art Institute, Shenzhen, China
New Work 2005, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
Thirty Something- Three Decades of Innovative Printmaking, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San
Francisco, CA
North by Northwest, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2004

Summer Introductions, Seattle Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA
New Prints 2004/Summer, International Print Center New York, New York, NY
Introduction ʼ01, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
New Work 2004, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2003

Prints from Kala Art Institute, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA
2 X 4 – 2002 Kala Fellowship Show, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
Scientific Impressions – Tallmadge Doyle, Amanda Knowles, Rosalyn Richards, Francesca
Samsel, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2002

46th Annual National Print Exhibition, Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ, Juror: Eileen Foti
Somatic: The Perception of Science Through Art, Seventh Floor Gallery, Madison, WI
156 Miles to Madison, Juried Group Show, Wood Street Gallery, Chicago, IL

Press/Publications

David Jones, “Printmaking from here to the future”, pps. 125-129, California Society of Printmakers: One Hundred Years, 1913-2013, ed. Maryly Snow, California Society of Printmakers, San Francisco, CA, 2013.

Nick Conbere, “Developing the Print Beyond the Press: Interviews with Amanda Knowles, Stephen Funk, and Michael Krueger”, Mid America Print Council Journal, 2013.

Nari Kirk, Amanda Knowles Interview, Poetry Northwest Community Page, June 2012
Cover of the Science Issue, Poetry Northwest, Volume VII, Issue 1, Spring and Summer 2012.
Edith Newhall, “Two Approaches to Space”, The Philadelphia Inquirer, Friday, November 24, 2006.

Michael Joe Krainak, “The Art of Science: Two solo shows at Bemis Center explore inner, outer dimensions”, Omaha City Weekly, November 16, 2006.

Sarah Suzuki, “New Prints 2006/Summer: COLOR”, June 2006.

Barbara Morris, “Visual Alchemy Part II at the Oakland Art Gallery”, Artweek, June 2006.

Fionn Meade, “Bemis Center For Contemporary Arts Residency Program”, Artist Trust Journal volume XII, no.1, spring 2005.

Alan G. Artner, Art Critic, Exhibits Review, Chicago Tribune, July 23, 2004.

William Zimmer, “A Printmakerʼs Work As Mirrored by Others”, The New York Times, Art Review, Sunday, May 12, 2002.

Joy Marquardt, “Printmaker bases work on scientific language”, Wausau Daily Herald, Weekend, January 31, 2002.

Collections

Booz Allen Hamilton in Herndon, VA
Canon Americas, Melville, NY
Children’s Memorial Research Center, Chicago, IL
Defense Analyses in Alexandria, VA
Deloitte, Philadelphia, PA
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
The Collection of Gail Gibson, Seattle WA
Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
Iridium Satellite Communications, McLean, VA
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
King County Public Art Collection, Seattle, WA
Kohler Art Library Archives, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Merrill Lynch, Seattle, WA
Corporate Collection of OPC Organizations & Projekt Consulting GmbH, Germany
Peninsula College, Port Angeles, WA
Peoria Art Guild Permanent Collection, Peoria, IL
Rosetta Inpharmatics, Seattle, WA
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA
Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA
StatOil
Triennale de Chamalieres Print Center, France
University of Arizona, Print Collection, Tucson, AZ
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
University of Kansas, Special Collections at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Lawrence, KS
Western Michigan University Print Collection, Kalamazoo, MI (Portfolio: Habitual Ritual)
Wisconsin Union Galleries, Permanent Collection, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Professional Affiliations

2005-present Seattle Print Arts, Board Member
2007-2011 Secretary, Seattle Print Arts
2003-present Seattle Print Arts
2001-present Southern Graphics Council