Amie Cunat

Amie Kana Cunat

b. 1986 (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, Plot, Vein, Crescent, Eye

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

 

2022  TOA Presents, Minneapolis, MN, Horror Vacui, Curated by Amir Fallah and Mark Schoening

2021   Providence College Galleries, Providence, RI, Art History Selects

             Studio Archive Project, Digital exhibition, Use Your Words, Curated by JJ Manford

             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, Kings, 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

 

Laster, Paul. Galerie, "9 Emerging Artists to Discover at NADA Miami 2021", November 30, 2021

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

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

 

Lectures & Panels

 

Artist Lecture, University of Oklahoma, School of Art, Norman, OK, February 2022

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, June 2019

Artist Talk and Workshop, New Lebanon Library, New Lebanon, NY, June 2019

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

Artist Conversation with Anne Wu about her installation Detour, New York Public Library, New York, NY, December 2016

Amie Cunat: W for Wave, Visiting Artist Lecture, Cornell University, Ithaca, NY, October 2015

 

Faculty & Critic Positions

 

Visiting Artist, Painting, School of Art, The Cooper Union, New York, NY, 2021-Present

Visiting Assistant Professor, Visual Arts Department, Fordham University, New York, NY, 2019-Present

Visiting Artist, Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY, 2022

Guest Lecturer and Critic, NYC Crit Club, March 2022

Guest Visitors Program, Residency Unlimited, Brooklyn, NY, 2019

Adjunct Professor, Painting & Drawing, Visual Arts Department, Fordham University, New York, NY, 2013-2019

Organizer, Emerging Artist Talks, Fordham University, New York, 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, 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   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