Amie Kana Cunat

b. McHenry, IL

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

amiecunat (at) gmail (dot) com





2010-2012  MFA, Cornell University, College of Architecture, Art and Planning, Ithaca, NY

2009-2010  Post-Baccalaureate, Painting and Drawing, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL

2004-2008  BA Visual Arts and Art History, Fordham University, New York, NY




2021   Dinner Gallery, New York, NY, (forthcoming)

           PEEP, Philadelphia, PA, Checkerbloom

2019   Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon, New Lebanon, NY, Granary

2018   Victori + Mo, Brooklyn, NY, Meetinghouse

2017   Knockdown Center, Queens, NY, The Clock is Taking a Nap.

           This Friday or Next Friday, Brooklyn, NY, Curtains

2016   Sunroom Project Space, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY, Hideout

           Outside, North Adams, MA, Moon Nets, Alphabet Letters

           Foley Gallery - Window Installation, New York, NY, Clue, Cue

2014   Court Tree Collective, Brooklyn, NY, Parenthetical Bounce

           The Cooper Union, New York, NY, Octopi Kōen

           AIRY Gallery, Kofu, Japan, Marks

2012   Milstein Gallery, Ithaca, NY, Cadmium Panoply




2020   The Royal Society of American Art, Brooklyn, NY, Such fleas, ere they approach the eye

2019   Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY, Fur Cup

           DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY, The Unusual Suspects: A View of Abstraction

           The Ekru Project, Brooklyn, NY, Beautiful Makers

           Albany International Airport Gallery, Albany, NY, Everyday Perfection

           Crush Curatorial, New York, NY, Surreality

2018   Geary Contemporary, New York, NY, Softer but Louder

           Arts + Leisure, New York, NY Field Days: Zach Seeger and Amie Cunat

           ArtYard, Frenchtown, NJ, The Unlikely Whole

           Freight + Volume, New York, NY, Summer of Love

           The Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ, Keepers of the Chroma: An Exhibition Regarding Color

2017   Selena Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Tangled Bliss and Beautiful Soup

           Lipani Gallery, Fordham University, New York, NY, Flew the Coop: Amie Cunat and Vincent Stracquadanio

           SPRING/BREAK Art Show, New York, NY, C+C: Kat Chamberlin and Amie Cunat

           Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY, Call and Response

           Mountain, Brooklyn, NY, Along a River of Sapphire Pools

           Sine Gallery at tête, Berlin, Germany, Sine Gallery: Berlin

           MW Projects, New York, NY, Chaos/Control

           No Place Gallery, Columbus, OH, Western Decoy

2016   Sine Gallery, Newark, NJ, Surreal Surrender

           215 Orleans, Beaumont, TX, Compilation 1: Introduction

           Guttenberg Arts, Guttenberg, NJ, Made Here

           Mountain, Brooklyn, NY, Blood and Sand

2015   Ventana 244, Brooklyn, NY, Oysters With Lemon

2014   Court Tree Collective, Brooklyn, NY, Year End Review

2012   White Box Gallery, New York, NY, Suggestions Toward Future Conversations

           Experimental Gallery, Ithaca, NY, Midnight Party

2011   Tjaden and Experimental Galleries, Ithaca, NY, YEAH

           Dumbo Arts Center, Brooklyn, NY, Meditations in an Emergency

           Project space at Winkelman Gallery, New York, NY, Signs on the Road

2010   Olive Tjaden Gallery, Ithaca, NY, Is This Making Sense?

           The Center Gallery, Fordham University, New York, NY, Local Color: Four Fordham Alumnae

           Zrobili Gallery, Chicago, IL, New Works by Samantha Bittman and Amie Cunat

           Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL, SAIC MFA Thesis Exhibition

2009   The Dirty Dirty, Brooklyn, NY, Group Exhibition




2019  Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon Artist Residency, New Lebanon, NY

          The New York State Council on the Arts & Regional Economic Development Council Grant, with Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon

2017  Studios at MASS MoCA + Assets for Artists, Artist Residency, North Adams, MA

          Facebook AIR Program, New York, NY

2016  Guttenberg Arts, Space & Time Artist Residency and Fellowship, Guttenberg, NJ

          Wave Hill Sunroom Project Space Fellowship, Bronx, NY

2015  GROUNDWORK II Residency, Vernon Township, NJ

2014  Artist-Teacher Residency, The Cooper Union, New York, NY

          AIRY- Artist in Residence Yamanashi, Kofu, Japan

2012  The Charles Baskerville Painting Award, Cornell University

2011  Parsons Paris Artist Residency, Paris, France




Cascone, Sarah. Artnet News, "My Practice Looks Very Different Today’: 15 Artist-Mothers on Balancing Work and Family After a Year Like No Other", January  4, 2021

ArtMaze Mag, Curated Selection by Scott Ogden, Shrine Gallery, Winter Issue 16, 2020

Barcio, Phillip. Ideel Art, "Richard Kalina Curates an Abstract Art Show at DC Moore Gallery", July 3, 2019

Urban, Jason. Art in Print Journal,  New Editions Issue, "New Editions A-Z: Amie Cunat", March - April, 2019, pp.8-9

Casadio, Di Mariuccua. Vogue Italia, "Una questione di sfumature", December 14, 2018, pp. 84

Corkery, Elizabeth. Print Club Ltd. Journal,"Touring the Shaker Museum with Artist Amie Cunat, October 11, 2018

Boone-McCreesh, Amy. Inertia Studio Visits, "Exhibition visit with Amie Cunat at Victori + Mo gallery in Brooklyn, New York", May 25, 2018

Selvin, Claire. ARTnews, "Amie Cunat Imbues Shaker Craftsmanship with Political Import at Victori+Mo", May 21, 2018

Steinhauer, Jillian. The New York Times, "What to See in New York Art Galleries This Week", May 10, 2018

Cohen, Alina. Artsy, "How the Shakers Influenced Generations of Artists and Designers", May 3, 2018

Sculpture56, "Sculpture 56: The Interviews, Amie Cunat", May 3, 2018

Shen, Danni. Two Coats of Paint,“Interview: Amie Cunat at Wave Hill”, August 2016

Cascone, Sarah. Artnet News, "Editors Picks: 10 Art Events to See This Week", July 11 2016




Artist Talk, Fordham Art History Society (Remote lecture), Fordham University, New York, NY, 2020

Abstract Painting: Wrong Questions, Right Answers?, Panel Discussion with Paolo Arao, Amie Cunat, Carrie Moyer, and Odili Donald Odita, Moderated by Richard Kalina, DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY, 2019

Artist Talk, New Lebanon Library, New Lebanon, NY, 2019

Visiting Artist Lecture and Workshop, Franklin & Marshall College, Lancaster, PA, 2019

W for Wave, Artist Lecture at Milstein Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2015




Providence College

Cornell University




Visiting Assistant Professor, Painting & Drawing, Fordham University, New York, NY, 2019-2021

Adjunct Faculty, Painting & Drawing, Fordham University, New York, NY, 2013-2019

Print collaboration with Elizabeth Corkery, PrintClub Ltd., Sacramento, CA, 2018

Curator, Fordham University Artist Talk Series, New York, NY, 2014-Present

Co-Founder with Piotr Chizinski, PA (Public Address), Brooklyn, NY, 2014-Present

Teaching Assistant, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, 2010-2012




2020   Ildiko Butler Gallery, Fordham University New York, NY, Fanfare

2019   Public Address at Ti Art Studios, Brooklyn, NY, Welcome Back

           Shaker Museum | Mount Lebanon, New Lebanon, NY, Quiet March to a Warring Song

2018   Public Address, Brooklyn, NY, Park

           Public Address, Brooklyn, NY, Hand in Glove

           Public Address, Brooklyn, NY, Nightcall

2017   Outside, North Adams, MA, Angle, Pitch

2016   Ildiko Butler Gallery, Fordham University, New York, NY, Co-curator What This Journey Breeds (Visual Arts and The Refugee and Immigrant Fund)

2015   GROUNDWORK II, Vernon Township, NJ, May-Poleoleo

           NYC Creative Salon at Fordham University, New York, NY, Responsibility

           Public Address, Brooklyn, NY, Balustrade

           Lipani Gallery, Fordham University, New York, NY, Pretty Eyes Electric Bills

2011   Tjaden Hall, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, AND…

           Experimental Gallery, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Listen and Repeat: New Work by Martha Clippinger and Daniel Schmid

2010   1366 Space, Chicago, IL, Co-curator Midnite Snacks: Chicago