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Amy Sillman

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untitled (ship in a bottle), 2006
oil on canvas
99,06 cm x 114,3 cm

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Amy Sillman

1966 born in Detroit, Michigan, United States

Lives and works in New York, United States


1973 Beloit College, Winsconsin
1975 New York University, NY
1979 School of Visual Arts, NY, BFA
1995 Bard College, MFA, Elaine de Kooning Memorial Fellowship


2009 Guna S. Mundheim Visual Arts Fellow, American Academy, Berlin
2001 John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship in Painting, New York
1999 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Fellowship, New York,
1999 Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship/Residency, Umbria, Italy
1995 NEA Fellowship in Painting
1992 Macdowell Residence, Peterborough, NH
1989 Art Matters Inc., Painting Grant
1988 Kanoria Centre for Art, Artist in Residence, Ahmedabad, India
1985 New York Foundation for the Arts, Painting Grant, New York

Solo Exhibitions

2009 Amy Sillman, carlier | gebauer, Berlin
2009 Amy Sillman, Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY
2008 Directions: Amy Sillman, Third Person Singular, The Hirschhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden, Washington DC
2008 The Tang Teaching Museum at Skidmore College, Saragota Springs, NY
2008 Amy Sillman, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, LA

2007 New Etchings, Crown Point Gallery, San Francisco
2007 Suitors & Strangers, Blaffer Gallery, The Art Museum of the University of Houston, Houston, TX
2007 Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, Kansas
2007 Person, Place or Thing, carlier | gebauer, Berlin

2006 Sikkema Jenkins & Co., New York, NY
2005 The Other One, Susanne Vielmetter LA Projects, Culver City
2004 ICA Ramp project, Institute of Contemporary Art, University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia
2003 I am curious (yellow), Brent Sikkema, New York, NY
2002 Letters from Texas, Jaffe-Friede Strauss Galleries, Hopkins Center, Dartmouth College, NH
2002 Paintings, Susanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles
2001 Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy
2000 Brent Sikkema, New York, NY
1998 Casey Kaplan, New York, NY
1996 Casey Kaplan, New York, NY
1994 Lipton Owens Company, New York, NY
1991 Ledia Flam Gallery, New York, NY
1988 Kanoria Centre for Art, Ahmedabad, India

Group Exhibitions

2009 Abstract Anmerica: New Painting and Sculpture, Saatchi Gallery, London, UK
2008 Oranges and Sardines, Hammer Museum at UCLA, LA
2008 Prospect.1, New Orleans Biennale, New Orleans, LA
2008 Order. Desire. Light: An Exhibition of Contemporary Drawings, Irish Museum of Modern Art, Dublin IRE
2008 Under the Influence, Girls Club, Fort Lauderdale
2008 From One O to the Other, Orchard Gallery, NY, NY

2007 Poets on Painters, Ulrich Museum of Art, Wichita State University, KS
2007 PERFORMA07, New York

2006 Gifts Go in One Direction, Apexart, New York
2006 The Good, The Bad and The Ugly, New Langton Arts, San Francisco

2005 Cut, LA Projects, Culver City, CA
2005 Post Modern, Greene Naftali, New York

2004 Dana Schultz, Amy Sillman, Brent Sikkema, New York
2004 Whitney Biennial, The Whitney Museum of American Art, New York
2004 Open House: Working in Brooklyn, Brooklyn Museum, Brooklyn
2004 Affect, Philip and Muriel Berman Museum of Art, Collegeville, PA
2004 True Stories, Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, Overland Park, KS

2003 Comic Release: Negotiating Identity for a New Generation, Carnegie Mellon University, Pittsburgh PA,
2003 New OrleansWestern Washington University, Bellingham
2003 Armory Center for the Arts, Old Pasadena, CA

2002 Officina America ReteEmiliaRomagna, Gallaria d’Arte Moderna, Bologna, Italy, 2002 Chiostri di San Domenico, Imola, Italy
2002 Galleria Comunale ex Pescheria, Via Pescheria, Cesena, Italy, Palazzo dell’ Arengo, Rimini

2001 I’m Not Sure: Contructing Identity at the Turn of the Century, Susquehanna Art Musuem, Harrisburg, PA
2001 718 Brooklyn, Palm Beach Institute for Contemporary Art, Lake Worth, FL
2001 Works on Paper, Tibor De Nagy, New York
2001 The Approximative, Galerie Ghislaine Hussenot, Paris, France
2001 Passing Through, Shaqab College of Design Arts, Doha, Qatar

2000 Blurry Lines, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboyan, WI
2000 Painting Generation: 1920 –2000, Kagan Martos Gallery, New York
2000 Amy Sillman, Charline von Heyl, Joanne Greenbaum,
2000 James Van Damme Gallery, Brussels, Belgium
2000 Greater New York, P.S.1, New York

1999 Works on Paper: Mentor, Sillman, Chagoya, Zolla Lieberman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999 The Stroke (selection by Kerry James Marshall), Exit Art, New York
1999 Parallel Lines: Mix and Match, Karen McCready Fine Arts, New York
1999 Compliment (collaboration with Jef Scharf), The Educational Alliance, New York
1999 New etchings and monotypes, Quartet Editions, New York
1999 Cosmogram, Galleria Marabini, Bologna, Italy
1999 I’m Not Here: Constructing Identity at the Turn of the Century, Susquehanna Art Museum, Harrisburg, PA
1999 Turning the Century, Bridgewater/Lustberg & Blumenfeld Gallery, New York

1998 The New Surrealism (with Team SHaG, collaborative painting with David Humphrey and Elliott Green), Pamela Auchincloss Project Space, New York
1998 Cluster Bomb, Morrison-Judd, London
1998 Personal Touch, Art in General, New York
1998 Commitment to Image, University of North Texas, Denton, Texas
1998 From Here to Eternity: Painting in the 1990’s, Max Protetch Gallery, New York
1998 Pop Surrealism (with Team SHaG), The Aldrich Museum, Ridgefield, CT
1998 The Secret Charts, Jonctions Festival, Brussels (collaboration with filmmaker Peggy Ahwesh)

1997 Drawings and Paintings, Brent Sikkema/Wooster Gardens, New York
1997 Art and Provocation: Images from Rebels, Boulder Museum of Contemporary Art, Boulder, CO
1997 Current Undercurrents: Working in Brooklyn, The Brooklyn Museum of Art, Brooklyn
1997 New York Drawers (Pierogi 2000 flat files), Gasworks, UK
1997 Distraction, TBA Exhibition Space, Chicago, IL
1997 Irredeemable Skeletons, Sillman + Smith, London, UK

1995 Summer Group Show, Stefano Basilico, New York
1995 Wheel of Fortune, Lombard Fried Gallery, New York
1995 International Graphics Biennial, Gyor, Hungary

1993 Figure as Fiction, Cincinnati Center for Contemporary Art, Cincinnati, OH
1993 1920, Exit Art, New York

1992 Seven Rooms/Seven Curators (with four walls), P.S.1., Long Island City
1991 Amy Sillman and Terry Adkins., Dart Gallery, Chicago, IL
1991 New Generations: New York, Carnegie Mellon Art Center, Pittsburgh, PA
1991 Lyric: Uses of beauty at the end of the century, White Columns Gallery, New York
1988 Real Democracy, Four Walls at White Columns, New York
1987 Artists Books, Museum of Contemporary Art, Chicago, IL
1986 Selections 34, The Drawing Center, New York
1984 On View: Michael Byron, Lisa Hoke, Amy Sillman, The New Museum, New York
1982 Visionary Landscapes, PS 122 Gallery, New York


Amy Sillman

Carlier | Gebauer
Holzmarkstraße 15-18
10179 Berlin

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