Amie Kana Cunat

b. 1986, McHenry, IL

Lives and works in New York, NY

amiecunat@gmail.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

 

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

 

GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2018   The  Center for Contemporary Art, Bedminster, NJ, The Keepers of the Chroma: An Exhibition Regarding Color (forthcoming)

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

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

           Spring Break Art Show, New York, NY, C+C: Kat Chamberlin and Amie Cunat, Curated by Nicholas Cueva

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

           Mountain, Brooklyn, NY, Along a River of Sapphire Pools, Curated by Olivia Swider and Michael Fleming

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

           MW Projects, New York, NY, Chaos/Control

           No Place Gallery, Columbus, OH, Western Decoy, Curated by Angela Heisch and James McDevitt-Stredney

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   Dreamboat, Chicago, IL, Absurd Walls

           Ventana 244, Brooklyn, NY, Oysters With Lemon, Curated by Michael Zahn and Andrew Huston

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

2013   Door at Cornell University, Ithaca, NY

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, Curated by Christopher Lew

           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, Curated by James Vanderberg

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

           Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL, SAIC MFA Thesis Exhibition

           The ArtTrade at Ugly Step Sister Gallery, Chicago, IL, Emerging Artists Group Show

2009   The Dirty Dirty, Brooklyn, NY, Group Exhibition

 

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

 

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

 

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

 

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

 

2017  Outside, North Adams, MA, Angle, Pitch

2016  Visual Arts and The Refugee and Immigrant Fund, Ildiko Butler Gallery, Co-curator and organizer What This

          Journey Breeds

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, Ithaca, NY, AND…

          Experimental Gallery, Ithaca, NY, Listen and Repeat: New Works by Martha Clippinger and Daniel Schmid

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

 

INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS / LECTURES / PROFESSIONAL

 

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

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

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

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

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

 

2017  AMIE CUNAT