Amie Kana Cunat

b. McHenry, IL

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

amiecunat (at) gmail (dot) com

 

 

EDUCATION

 

2010-2012  MFA, Cornell University, 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

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

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

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

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

 

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

 

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 Commission, FB 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

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

 

Nash, Indiana. The Daily Gazette, "On Exhibit: Shakers' legacy on view at Albany International Airport", August 8, 2019

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

Cascone, Sarah. Artnet News, "Editors’ Picks: 19 Things Not to Miss in New York’s Art World This Week", June 17, 2019

Witten, Patti. Cornell Chronicle, "Art faculty, alumni reunite in Shaker Museum exhibition", June 11, 2019

Editors. ARTnews, "9 Art Events to Attend This Week in New York: Tiona Nekkia McClodden, ‘Radical Love,’ Software Art, and More", June 10, 2019

Jaeger, William. Times Union, "Everyday Perfection' on display at airport gallery", April 17, 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

Lambert, Audra. Artrepreneur, "In the Know: Catching up with Celine Mo of Brooklyn’s Victori+Mo", May 10, 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

Ayers, Robert. Ocula, "The Lowdown: shows to see during Frieze week", April 27, 2018

Kotz, Genevieve. Hamptons Art Hub, "NYC Gallery Scene – Highlights Through April 15, 2018", April 10, 2018

Cascone, Sarah. Artnet News, "Editors’ Picks: 14 Things to See in New York This Week", April 9, 2018

Dawn Graves, Cassidy. Bedford + Bowery, "Art This Week: Language, Marching Bands, 11 Shows In One", April 9, 2018

Gross, Pedro, Rodney, Sutton, and Almino. Hyperallergic "Your Concise New York Art Guide for Spring 2018", February 28, 2018

Dawn Graves, Cassidy. Bedford + Bowery, "New Exhibitions: One Artist In Two Galleries, Beautiful Soup, Native Transformers", November 6, 2017

Martinez, Jamie. Art Fuse, "Interview with Curator Gabriel de Guzman",  October 24, 2017

Moustakas, Tiffany. Riverdale Press, "‘Call & Response’ celebrates 10 years of emerging Wave Hill artists", October 6, 2017

Cascone, Sarah. Artnet News, "Editors’ Picks: 13 Things to See in New York This Week", July 31, 2017

Dawn Graves, Cassidy. Bedford + Bowery, "Chelsea Manning’s DNA, Candy-Colored Churches, and More Art This Week", July 31, 2017

Kopf, Suzy. BMoreArt, "An Artist-Centric Armory Week", March 7, 2017

Gallio, Paola. ATP Diary, "There is only That much you can do | From New York", March 16, 2017

Cascone, Sarah. Artnet News, "Don’t Miss These Unbelievable Installations at SPRING/BREAK", March 1, 2017

Lesser, Casey. Artsy, "16 Curators to Watch at SPRING/BREAK", March 1, 2017

Laster, Paul. Whitehot Magazine, "Occupying Offices: Independant vs. Spring/Break", March 2017

Miller, Rachel. Brooklyn Magazine, "Best in Show: Brooklyn at NADA & Spring/Break", March 4, 2017

Cascone, Sarah. Artnet News, "Editors Picks: 7 Things to see in New York This Week", December 12, 2016

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

Laster, Paul. Whitehot Magazine, “Nature Pops! at Wave Hill”, August 2016

Art Daily. "Exploring illusionary nature in Wave Hill's Sunroom Project Space",  July 2016

Serra, Corrado.  Arts Summary, "Nature Pops! at Wave Hill, Glyndor Gallery", July 14 2016

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

Yamanashi Broadcasting System, TeTeTe TV Feature, Television Interview, June 2014

TableTopZine, Issue 004, June/July, P. 36-41, 2012

Kalina, Richard. “A Leap (Or Was it a Push?) into the Void”, MFA 2012 Exhibition Catalog: Suggestions Toward Future Conversations, May 2012

Ruble, Casey. MFA 2011 Exhibition Catalog: Meditations in an Emergency, May 2011"

 

LECTURES / PANELS

 

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

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

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

 

INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS / COLLABORATIONS

 

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

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

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

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

2020   Ildiko Butler Gallery, Fordham University New York, NY (forthcoming)

2019   Public Address,  Pop-up exhibition at Ti Art Studios for Gowanus Open 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

2019  AMIE CUNAT