Resume

Education

2001-2002       The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Master of Fine Arts

1999-2001       The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI, Master of Arts

 1989-1993       The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA, Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude, Fine Arts Major, Art History Minor

 

Selected Professional/Teaching Experience

2014-present     Director of the North Seattle College ART GALLERY, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA

2007-present     Instructor, Printmaking and Drawing, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA

 

Gallery Representation

G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA

Guthrie Contemporary, New Orleans, LA

 

Residencies

2017-2018   Duwamish River Residency, Seattle, WA

2017         Ucross Foundation Residency, Clearmont, WY

2017         Semographics III, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Atlanta, GA

2016         Guest, Duwamish River Residency, Seattle, WA

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

 

Grants. Honors. Awards.

2018     King County Public Art Collection, Seattle, WA

2017     Poetry on Buses Program, Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle, WA

2016     Body of Water Purchase Award – Portable Works Collection, Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle, WA

2015     GAP Award (Grants for Artist’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

2002     Teaching Assistantship, Two Dimensional Design, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

2001     Hooper Foundation Scholarship for Printmaking, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

 

Solo And Collaborative Exhibitions

2018                  Amanda Knowles: New Work, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA

2017                  Opposing Forces: the collaborative work of Emily Gherard & Amanda Knowles, Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015                  Investigation & Determination: Artwork by Amanda Knowles, 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, King’s 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

 

Selected Group Exhibitions

2018   1 ROOM: A Group Exhibition of Works by studio e gallery and Other Northwest Artists, Alvalara Hawk Tower, Seattle, WA

2018   Centers of Gravity, Shoreline City Hall, Shoreline, WA

2018   Layers, Sammamish City Hall Commons Gallery, Sammamish, WA

2018   Semographics III: Monoprinting Collaboration, Constellation Studio, Lincoln, NE

 

2017   Over and Over: An Exhibition about Pattern & Repetiition, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL

2017   INTERSTATE, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA

2017   Ten + Years of Lake Effect Editions, Palitz Gallery, New York City, NY

2017   My One and Only: Contemporary Monoprints, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA

2017   The Madison Mafia: Prints by Influential Alumni of the University of Wisconsin, Welch School Galleries, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

2017   Uncertainty Principle, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Atlanta, GA

 

2016   American Painting Today, V2 Gallery, Seattle, WA, curated by Matthew Offenbacher

2016   Beyond the Norm: International Print Exhibition, Normal Editions Workshop, University of Illinois, Normal, IL

2016   Worldbuilding, Portfolio Exhibition, PNCA Atrium, SGCI conference, Portland, OR

2016   Seattle Print Arts – The Print Exchange Decade, ArtReach Gallery, Portland, OR

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

 

2015   Extracurricular, North Seattle College Art Gallery, Seattle, WA

2015   Pigment + Paper, Seattle Print Arts Membership show, Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA,

 

2014   East Coast National Screenprint Biennial, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY

2014   Women and Print, Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA

2014   Ink This! Contemporary Print Arts in the Northwest, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2014   NEXT:2014, PrintHouston, Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, TX

2014   West Coast Ink: Printmaking from San Diego to Seattle, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State University, Rohnert Park, CA

2014   Altered States, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2014   Communication Breakdown, Red Rocket Gallery, www.redrocketgallery.com

 

2013   Unframed: Five Artists, A Project Space, Seattle, WA

 

2012   Dot, Museo Gallery, Langley, WA

 

2011   Out of the Blue, Strohl Art Center Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

2011   Segunda Bienal Nacional de Artes Graficas, Sala de Arte Javier Barros Sierra, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Centro Cultural Acatlan, Acatlan, Mexico

 

2010   Small Works, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2010   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

2009   Form and Space: Barbara Robertson and Amanda Knowles, TASTE restaurant, Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2009   New Work by Gallery Artists, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

 

2008   Seattle: Oaxaca Print Arts Invitational, Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico

2008   Innovation and Imagination: Work from Kala Art Institute, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008   Contemporary Prints, Strohl Art Center Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY

2008   Convergent Topologies, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2008   Glue, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA

2008   Still Pulling: Traditional Printmaking in the Digital Age, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Detroit, MI

 

2007   New Work by Gallery Artists, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2007   Kala Artists’ Annual/Fresh Work, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2007   8×8, Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

 

2006   Cultivating Creativity: In Residence at Kala,Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA

2006   Here and Now, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006   New Work 2006, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2006   New Prints 2006/Summer: COLOR, International Print Center New York, New York, NY

2006   New Prints 2006/Summer: COLOR, Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VA

2006   Crossing Gene, Sun Contemporary Gallery, Seoul, Korea

2006   Visual Alchemy Part II, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

 

2005   Fresh Work, Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA

2005   Ink + Paper, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA

2005   Dialog – Beyond Space, Shenzhen Art Institute, Shenzhen, China

2005   Thirty Something- 3 Decades of Innovative Printmaking, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2005   North by Northwest, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

 

2004   Summer Introductions, Seattle Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA

2004   New Prints 2004/Summer, International Print Center New York, New York, NY

2004   Introduction ’01, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

 

Selected Press/Publications

Matthew Kangas, Weldon Butler and Amanda Knowles, Visual Art Source, February 14, 2018.

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, Upcoming 2012/2013.

Nari Kirk, Amanda Knowles Interview, Poetry Northwest Community Page, June 2012