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 Projects, Seattle, WA

Guthrie Contemporary, New Orleans, LA

Residencies

2017-2022   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.

2019         Finalist, Neddy Artist Award in Painting, Cornish College of the Arts, Seattle, WA

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

2019         Views & Spatial Extensions, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA

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

2022          80 Days in August: 10 Years of Duwamish River Artist Residency, AMcE Creative Arts, Seattle, WA

2022         2022 Screenprint Biennial, Opalka Gallery, Sage College, Albany, NY & Mirabo Press, Buffalo, NY

2022          Extracurricular III, North Seattle College Art Gallery, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA

2022          A Social Practice: UW-Madison Alumni Exhibition, Gallery 1308, Union South, University of Wisconsin-Madison, Madison, WI. Shown in conjunction with the 2022 Southern Graphics Conference

2021          Off the Wall, J. Rinehart Gallery, Seattle WA

2021          A Selection of Works (Online exhibit), G. Gibson Projects, Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair, Seattle, WA

2021          Something to Talk About, The Garage Gallery, Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair, Seattle, WA

2021         In Collaboration: selections from the ZMA Permanent Collection and SGCI Archive, Mortin Gallery, Zuckerman Museum of Art, Kennesaw State University, Kennesaw, GA

2020         Group Exhibition, The Garage Gallery, Seattle Deconstructed Art Fair, Seattle, WA

2020          Contemporary NW Print Invitational 2020, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2019          Beyond Borders/Más Allá de las Fronteras, Instituto de Artes Graficas de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico; The Mexican Consulate in Seattle, WA; Mobius Art Gallery, Cascadia College, Bothell, WA; & M. Rosetta  Hunter Art Gallery, Seattle Central College, Seattle, WA

2019         Inherent Visions: Neddy Finalist Exhibition, curator: Juan Franco, Cornish Playhouse Gallery, Seattle, WA

2018          2018 Screenprint Biennial, Opalka Gallery, Albany, NY

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 & Repetition, 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

Laura Berman, Reflections on Color, reflectionsoncolor.com, February 14, 2021

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

Selected Visiting Artist Lectures

2020         Abstract Painting Mid-Century + Today: Dr. Marisa Kayyem, Jazz Brown, Sue Danielson, & Amanda Knowles, Collectors Circle Webinar, Seattle Art Fair, Seattle, WA

2020         Artist Lecture, Contemporary NW Print Invitational 2020, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, W

2015         Conversations with Painters, Susan Christian Project Space/salon Refu, Olympia, WA

2010         Art meets Science: A Community Discussion on Creativity, Pacific Science Center and the Seattle Art Museum, Seattle, WA

2008         Panel discussion, Convergent Topologies, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2007         Demonstrations: Conversations on Math and Art, Shift Gallery, Seattle, WA

2006         Visiting Artist, Syracuse University, Syracuse, NY – Worked collaboratively on mixed media prints for one week with artist Lenore Thomas

2005         Art and Science, Science in Art, The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME