Amie Kana Cunat

b. McHenry, IL

Lives and works in Brooklyn, NY

amiecunat (at) gmail (dot) com

 

 

EDUCATION

 

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

 

SOLO EXHIBITIONS

 

2022   Lightwell Gallery, University of Oklahoma, Norman, OK (forthcoming)

2021   Dinner Gallery, New York, NY, Petal Signals

           Peep Projects, 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, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, Cadmium Panoply

 

SELECT GROUP EXHIBITIONS

 

2021    Soil Gallery, Seattle, WA, Mineral  Dive: Colleen RJC Bratton, Amie Cunat, Drew Miller

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

2019    Underdonk, Brooklyn, NY, Fur Cup, Curated by Elisa Soliven

            DC Moore Gallery, New York, NY, The Unusual Suspects: A View of Abstraction, Curated by Richard Kalina

            The Ekru Project, Brooklyn, NY, Beautiful Makers, Curated by Kevin Umana

            Albany International Airport Gallery, Albany, NY, Everyday Perfection, Curated by Kathy Greenwood

            Crush Curatorial, New York, NY, Surreality

2018    Geary Contemporary, New York, NY, Softer but Louder, Curated by Poppy DeltaDawn

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

            ArtYard, Frenchtown, NJ, The Unlikely Whole, Curated by Lucinda Warchol

            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, Curated by Olivia Swider

            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, Curated by Nicholas Cueva

            Glyndor Gallery, Wave Hill, Bronx, NY, Call and Response, Curated by Gabriel de Guzman

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

            Sine Gallery at tête, Berlin, Germany, Sine Gallery: Berlin, Curated by Patricia Brace and Katie Hector

            MW Projects, New York, NY, Chaos/Control, Curated by Melinda Wang

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

2016    Sine Gallery, Newark, NJ, Surreal Surrender, Curated by Patricia Brace and Katie Hector

            215 Orleans, Beaumont, TX, Compilation 1: Introduction, Curated by Teresa Baker

            Guttenberg Arts, Guttenberg, NJ, Made Here

            Mountain, Brooklyn, NY, Blood and Sand, Curated by Michael Fleming

2015    Ventana 244, Brooklyn, NY, Oysters With Lemon, Curated by Andrew Huston and Michael Zahn

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, 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

2009    The Dirty Dirty, Brooklyn, NY, Group Exhibition, Organized by Martha Clippinger

 

AWARDS / RESIDENCIES

 

2021  NYSCA/NYFA Artist Fellowship in Interdisciplinary Work, New York, NY

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

 

SELECT PRESS

 

Stanner, Trevor. Metal Magazine, "Biotic Barbed Impressions", October 7, 2021

Di Liscia, Valentina. Hyperallergic, "The Future Is Collaborative: A New Fair Embraces Unlikely Pairings and Profit-Sharing", September 10, 2021

Keenan, Annabel. Artillery, "New York Art Fairs: The Armory Show and Future Fair", September 10, 2021

Dafoe, Taylor. Artnet News, "Future Fair Debuts in New York With an Experimental Co-Op Model—and Dealers Say It Has Delivered",

September 10, 2021

Artnet News, "Editor's Picks: 10 Events for Your Art Calendar This Week", September 6, 2021

Ghassemitari, Shawn. Hypebeast, "Amie Cunat’s Floral Motifs Carry Dark Undertones in Her New Body of Work", August 24, 2021

Levenson, Joey. It's Nice That, "Artist Amie Cunat on “pulling a viewer in like a homing beacon” in her new solo exhibition", August 21, 2021

Alfred, Brian. Sound & Vision, Episode 278, August 12, 2021

Bishara, Hakim. Hyperallergic, "92 New York Artists Receive $616,000 in Grants", July 13, 2021

Arao, Paolo. The Coastal Post, "Amie Cunat Visited by Paolo Arao", April 21, 2021

Stong, Todd. Title Magazine, "Corpus Cute and Creeping: Amie Cunat at Peep Projects", February 11, 2021

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

 

LECTURES / PANELS

 

Artist Talk, Fordham Art History Society, 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

 

INSTRUCTOR POSITIONS / COLLABORATIONS

 

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

Visiting Artist, School of Art, The Cooper Union, New York, NY, 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, 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, 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

2021  AMIE CUNAT