Bio

Amy Myers
19 7th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY  11217
310.562.2870
www.amymyersdrawings.com

Education
MFA         School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL, Painting and Drawing, 1999
BFA         The Kansas City Art Institute, MO, Painting and Drawing, 1995

Selected Collections
American Express Corporate Collection
California State University Art Museum, Long Beach, CA
Fort Wayne Museum of Art, Fort Wayne, IN
Greenville County Museum of Art, Greenville, SC
Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, NY
Laguna Art Museum,Laguna Beach, CA
Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, Overland Park, KS
Solomon R. Guggenheim Museum, NY

Honors

2014         ESKFF Studio Residencey Award, MANA Contemporary
2008         ARTwall, mural reproduction, Kansas City, MO
                 Yaddo Artist Residency, NY
2005         The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award, NY
                  Dora Maar House, Visiting Artist, Menerbes, France
2004         The American Academy in Rome, Visiting Artist, Italy, November – July
2003         Kansas City Art Institute Alumni Art Auction, MO, Co-chair
2002         The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Studio Grant, NY, August 2002- 2003

Selected Solo Exhibitions

2015         Valerie McKenzie Gallery, NYC
2014         Talley Dunn Gallery, Dallas, TX
2013         Sweeney Art Museum, California State University Museum, Riverside, CA
2011         Manhattan Beach Cultural Arts Center, CA
                 Byron Cohen Gallery On-Line Drawing Show
2010         Byron Cohen Gallery, MO
                 Atlanta Contemporary Arts Center, GA
2009         Partner to Quark, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
2008         Spin Zero, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY, with exhibition catalogue
2007         Show Off Paris, Paris, France, with exhibition catalogue
2006         The Particle Zoo, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
2005         The Opera Inside the Atom, Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, Santa Barbara, CA
2004         Pomona College, Montgomery Art Center, Claremont, CA, with exhibition catalogue
                  Fearful Symmetry, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
                 The Particle Zoo, Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects, Los Angeles, CA
2003         String Series: The Handheld Universe, Danese Gallery, New York, NY
2002         Heterotic String Series, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
2001         Mary Boone Gallery, New York, NY
2000         University Art Museum, California State University, Long Beach, CA with exhibition catalogue
                  Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999         The Virtual Underground, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Selected Group Exhibitions

2016          Something Else, The Painting Center, NYC
                  No Toxic Factor, On-Line Booking, LES, NYC
2015         Talley Dunn Summer Show, Dallas, TX
                 Selections for the Permanent Collection, Sweeney Art Museum, Riverside, CA
2014         The Last Brucennial, New York, NYC Sherry Leedy Contemporary, Kansas City, MO
                 The Way of Drawing, Gallery Momo, Tokyo, Japan
2013          Mana Contemporary, Jersey City, NJ
                  Looking Forward, Randall Scott Projects, Washington, D.C.
2012         Abstraction, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, KS
                 Oppenheimer Collection Celebration, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, KS
2010         Inflection, Hudson Valley Center for Contemporary Art, NY, with exhibition catalogue
2009         Ten Year Anniversary Show, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
                  Selections from Permanent Collection, Greenville County Museum, SC
2008         Five Year Anniversary Show, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
                  Something New, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
                  Art on Paper, Drawings, Morris Art Museum, Morristown, NJ Biennial Exhibition, Weatherspoon Art Museum, Greensboro, NC
2007         VS., featuring Amy Myers, Carlos Matter, John Newsom and Arnulf Rainer, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
                  Zeichen und Zeichnung, Charim Galerie, Vienna, Austria
                  Summer Eyes / Summarize, Jan Weiner Gallery, Kansas City, MO
                  Size Matters: Drawings from the MFA Houston Collection, the Museum of Fine Arts, Houston, TX
                  New Directions in American Drawing, Columbus Museum, GA traveling to the Telfair Museum of Art, Savannah, GA and the Knoxville Museum of Art, TN, with exhibition catalogue
                  Sirens, Thom Andriola / New Gallery, Houston, TX
2006         Homecoming, Nerman Museum of Contemporary Art, at the JCC Gallery of Art, Overland Park, KS, with exhibition catalogue
                  Realm of the Spirit, Mike Weiss Gallery, New York, NY
                  Reverence, Hudson Valley Center of Contemporary Art, NY
                  Technocraft, Chaffee College Museum of Art, Rancho Cucamonga, CA
2005         Brides of Frankenstein, San Jose Museum of Art, San Jose, CA Stars and Stripes, Biagiotti Arte Contemporanea, Florence, Italy
2004         New Math: Contemporary Art and the Mathematical Instinct, Tweed Museum of Art, University of Minnesota, Duluth, MN, with exhibition catalogue
                  5th Anniversary Exhibition, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
                  Summer Painting and Drawing, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
2003         Black/White, Danese Gallery, New York, NY
                  Flip, Dunn and Brown Contemporary, Dallas, TX
                  Online, Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY
                  Under Glass: Works on Paper 1960-2000, Anthony Grant, Inc., New York, NY with exhibition catalogue
                  Art at the Edge of Science, Sun Valley Center for the Arts, Ketchum, ID
2002         Big and Beautiful, H&R Block Art Space, Kansas City, MO
                  Collecting: A Community Dialogue, Ackland Art Museum, Chapel Hill, NC
                  The Accelerated Grimace, Silverstein Gallery, New York, NY
                  Paintings and Works on Paper, Rhona Hoffman Gallery, Chicago, IL
                  National Invitational Exhibition of Painting and Sculpture, American Academy of Arts and Letters, New York, NY
2001         Cyborg Manifesto, Laguna Art Museum, Laguna Beach, CA Blurry Lines, John Michael Kohler Arts Center, Sheboygan, WI
2000         Society of Contemporary Art, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
1999         New Space/New Work, Hosfelt Gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997         Works on Paper, Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
                  Perspective: Kansas City, Johnson County Community College Gallery of Art, KS

Bibliography

2015         Haynes, Clarity. “Drawing a Universe of Cosmic Sexuality,” Hyperallergic, Oct 23, 2015.
                 Mermall, Madeline. “Amy Myers, Light as Spiral,” Artefuse, Sept 19, 2015.
2014         Benedetti, Alejo. “Amy Myers: Atomic Cosmologies,” Glasstire, June 25, 2014.
                 Granberry, Micheal. ‘Gallery Spotlight,’ The Dallas Morning News, June 12, 2014.
2013         Johnson, Kimberley. ‘An Artistic Lesson in Physics,’ Inland Empire Weekly, Arts and Culture, October 23
                 Stallings, Tyler. ‘Amy Myers’ Monumental Drawings,’ KCET ARTBOUND, October 9.
                 Koester, Megan. ‘Different Particles and Indeterminate States: New Monumental Drawings by Amy Myers at UCR Artsblock,’ FABRIK, Art Design and Architecture, October 7.
2012         Self, Dana. ‘A Show of Local Strength,” Kansas City Star, Sunday, January 29. 2011    
                 Wypolski, Bondo. Easy Reader, Manhattan Beach, November 18, 2011.
2009         Taylor, Alex. “Reviews: New York, Amy Myers,” Artnews, January, pp. 118.
                 Halperen, Max. Art Papers, February, pp. 58.
2008         Thorson, Alice. “Downtown ARTwall To Get Liquid,” The Kansas City Star/Kansascity.com, Tuesday, June 17.
2007         Wicks, Stephen C. Amy Myers, New Directions in American Drawing, Columbus Museum, Columbus, Georgia, exh.   cat., pp. 33-34, illus.
                  Schubert, Alex. Homecoming,The Kansas City Star, February, illus.
2006          Perez, Magdalene. Amy Myers at Mike Weiss Gallery, Artnews, November , pp. 182-183, illus.
                  Thorson, Alice. Local Artists Go Make Good,The Kansas City Star, November 26, pp. f5, f8, illus.
                  Bruner, Miriam. Amy Myers: The Particle Zoo at Mike Weiss Gallery, Artcritical.com, November, illus.
2005         Hobbs, Robert. Amy Myers, The Opera Inside the Atom, Santa Barbara: Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum, CA, exh. cat., illus.
2004         Sobiezeck, Robert. Fearful Symmetry, Amy Myers. Claremont: Montgomery Art Center, Pomona College, CA, exh. cat., illus.
                  Fischl, Eric. Artists on Artists: Eric Fischl on Amy Myers, BOMB, spring, pp. 60 – 61, illus.
2003         Cotter, Holland. Uptown, Too, Has Heat and Light Aplenty, The New York Times, May 30, pp. e31, e35.
                  Finch, Charlie. Ones in Love With Amy, Artnet.com, May 22, illus.
                  Bailey, Susan. New Age Art offers Cosmic Approach, Wood River Journal, November 5, illus.
                  Pettinger, E.J.. And the Universe Said, Sun Valley Center for the Arts: At The Edge of Science, Boise Weekly, December 10 –16, p. 33.
                  Tanous, Adam. ’At the Edge of Science’ Brings Together Two Worlds, Mt. Express, November 5 –11.
2002         Honig, Peregrine. Women Artists: Redefining Roles and Rules, Review, November, pp. 74-75.
                  Kirsch, Elizabeth. Beauty and Brains, The Kansas City Star, September 20, p. 27, illus.
                  Hackman, Kate. Open & Opening, Review, September/October, pp. 24- 25.
2001         Cash, Stephanie. Amy Myers at Mary Boone, Art in America, October, pp. 160-161, illus.
                  Ollman, Leah. Los Angeles Times, May 12, p. f10.
2000         Pagel, David. Using Words and Images to Deliver their Messages, Los Angeles Times, September 18, p. f6, illus.
                  Cotter, Holland. With a Nervy Sense of Today, The New York Times, February 25, p. e39.
                  Lombino, Mary-Kaye. Amy Myers, Centric 60, Long Beach: University Art Museum, California State University, exh. cat., illus.
                  Caldwell, John. Diversions: New Exhibits Highlight the Abstract, On-Line 49er, vol. viii , no. 5, September 5, illus.
1999         Helfand, Glen. Amy Myers, Nelleke Beltjens, San Francisco Bay Guardian, January 20, p.84.
                  Rowlands, Penelope. Amy Myers, Art on Paper, May-June, pp. 67-8, illus.
                  Van Proyen, Mark. San Francisco E-mail, Art Issues, March-April, pp. 32-3, illus.