AMANDA KNOWLES

Education
2001-2002       The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI – Master of Fine Arts
1999-2001       The University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI – Master of Arts
1989-1993       The University of Pennsylvania, Philadelphia, PA – Bachelor of Arts, Cum Laude
Fine Arts Major, Art History Minor

Selected Professional/Teaching Experience
2014-present        Director of the North Seattle College ART GALLERY, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA
2007-present        Instructor, Printmaking and Drawing, North Seattle College, Seattle, WA

Residencies
2017            Duwamish River Residency, , Seattle, WA
2017            Ucross Foundation Residency, Clearmont, WY
2017            Semographics III, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Atlanta, GA
2016            Guest, Duwamish River Residency, Seattle, WA
2008            Anchor Graphics Residency, Chicago, IL
2005            Clowes Foundation Fellowship for a Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT
2004            Bemis Center for Contemporary Art Residency, Omaha, NE
2004            Centrum Creative Residency, Port Townsend, WA
2003            Pleasant Rowland Foundation Fellowship for a Vermont Studio Center Residency, Johnson, VT
2002            Kala Art Institute Fellowship Artist-in-Residency Award, six month residency, Berkeley, CA

Grants, Honors + Awards
2017         Poetry on Buses Program, Office of Arts & Culture, Seattle, WA
2016         Body of Water Purchase Award – Portable Works Collection, Seattle Public Utilities, Seattle, WA
2015         GAP Award (Grants for Artist’s Projects), Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
2008         GAP Award (Grants for Artist’s Projects), Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
Purchase Award – Portable Works Collection, City of Seattle, 4Culture, Seattle, WA
2005         Pollock-Krasner Foundation Award
2005         Travel Grant, Professional Development Assistance Program, Washington State Arts Commission,
2004         Purchase Award – Portable Works Collection, City of Seattle, 4Culture, Seattle, WA
2004         GAP Award (Grants for Artist’s Projects), Artist Trust, Seattle, WA
2002         Teaching Assistantship, Two Dimensional Design, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
2001         Hooper Foundation Scholarship for Printmaking, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Solo And Collaborative Exhibitions
2018         New Work, G, Gisbon Gallery, Seattle, WA
2017         Opposing Forces: the collaborative work of Emily Gherard & Amanda Knowles, Soil Gallery, Seattle,   WA
2015         Investigation & Determination: Artwork by Amanda Knowles, Johnston Architects, Seattle, WA
2015         Nescience, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
2012         Exposed, Red Rocket Gallery
2012         Luck/Chance, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
2011         Intertwined, Shoreline Community College Gallery, Shoreline, WA
2010         Underpinnings, Oliver Gallery, Lied Center for the Arts, Whitworth University, Spokane, WA
2009         Grids, Circuits & Vertices, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
2007         Clustering, Verve, Seattle, WA
2007         Accumulation, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
2006         Array, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA
2006         Aggregation, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Omaha, NE
2006         Hidden Structure, UFM Gallery, Seattle, WA
2004         Transposed, Anchor Graphics, Chicago, IL
2003         Systematization, Red Rocket Gallery, Chicago, IL
2002         Projective, Master of Fine Arts Thesis Show, King’s Foot Gallery, Madison, WI
2002         Transcription, Invitational Exhibition, University of Wisconsin – Marathon County, Wausau, WI
2001         Recent work by Amanda Knowles, Botham Vineyards and Winery, Barneveld, WI
2001         Corresponding Parts, Master of Arts Thesis Show, Common Wealth Gallery, Madison, WI

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017         Over and Over: An Exhibition about Pattern & Repetiition, Glass Curtain Gallery, Chicago, IL
INTERSTATE, Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Central Washington University, Ellensburg, WA
My One and Only: Contemporary Monoprints, Mason Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
The Madison Mafia: Prints by Influential Alumni of the University of Wisconsin, Welch School Galleries, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
Uncertainty Principle, Southern Graphics Council International Conference, Atlanta, GA

2016         American Painting Today, V2 Gallery, Seattle, WA, curated by Matthew Offenbacher
Beyond the Norm: International Print Exhibition, Normal Editions Workshop, University of Illinois, Normal, IL
Worldbuilding, Portfolio Exhibition, PNCA Atrium, SGCI conference, Portland, OR
Seattle Print Arts – The Print Exchange Decade, ArtReach Gallery, Portland, OR
Imprint One 2016, VAM Gallery, Print Austin 2016, Austin, TX

2015         Extracurricular, North Seattle College Art Gallery, Seattle, WA
Pigment + Paper, Seattle Print Arts Membership show, Bellevue College, Bellevue, WA, juror: Margaret Bullock, Curator of Collections and Special Exhibitions, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA

2014         Transfer: Works from Twelve Printmakers, Westtown School, Westtown, PA
East Coast National Screenprint Biennial, Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY
Women and Print, Williamson Gallery, Scripps College, Claremont, CA
Ink This! Contemporary Print Arts in the Northwest, Tacoma Art Museum, Tacoma, WA
NEXT:2014, PrintHouston, Nicole Longnecker Gallery, Houston, TX
West Coast Ink: Printmaking from San Diego to Seattle, University Art Gallery, Sonoma State    University, Rohnert Part, CAAltered States, Arc Gallery, San Francisco, CA
It’s Alive!, Compound Gallery, Oakland, CA
Communication Breakdown, Red Rocket Gallery, www.redrocketgallery.com

2013         Unframed: Five Artists, A Project Space, Seattle, WA
Digital Art: A New Generation, Bainbridge Arts and Crafts, Bainbridge Island, WA

2012         Dot, Museo Gallery, Langley, WA

2011         Out of the Blue, Strohl Art Center Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
Segunda Bienal Nacional de Artes Graficas, Sala de Arte Javier Barros Sierra, Universidad Nacional Autonoma de Mexico (UNAM), Centro Cultural Acatlan, Acatlan, Mexico

2010         Small Works, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
Segunda Bienal Nacional de Artes Graficas, Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Colima, Mexico; Universidad Autonoma Metropolitana, Mexico City, Mexico; & Museo de los Pintores Oaxaquenos, Oaxaca, Mexico

2009         Matrix: Contemporary Printmaking, Florida State University Museum of Fine Arts, Tallahassee, FL
Form and Space: Barbara Robertson and Amanda Knowles, TASTE restaurant, Seattle Art Museum,      Seattle, WA
New Work by Gallery Artists, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA

2008         Seattle: Oaxaca Print Arts Invitational, Festival de la Gráfica, Instituto de Artes Gráficas de Oaxaca, Oaxaca, Mexico
Paperwork, Walsh Gallery, South Orange, NJ
Innovation and Imagination: Work from Kala Art Institute, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
Contemporary Prints, Strohl Art Center Gallery, Chautauqua Institution, Chautauqua, NY
Convergent Topologies, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
Glue, Linda Hodges Gallery, Seattle, WA
Still Pulling: Traditional Printmaking in the Digital Age, Elaine L. Jacob Gallery, Wayne State        University, Detroit, MI

2007         New Work by Gallery Artists, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
Kala Artists’ Annual/Fresh Work, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA
8×8, Market Street Gallery, San Francisco, CA

2006         Cultivating Creativity: In Residence at Kala,Yerba Buena Center for the Arts, San Francisco, CA
Here and Now, Seattle Art Museum Gallery, Seattle, WA
New Work 2006, Davidson Galleries, Seattle, WA
New Prints 2006/Summer: COLOR, International Print Center New York, New York, NY and Maier Museum of Art, Lynchburg, VA
Crossing Gene, Sun Contemporary Gallery, Seoul, Korea
Visual Alchemy Part II, Oakland Art Gallery, Oakland, CA

2005         Fresh Work, Kala Gallery, Berkeley, CA
Ink + Paper, G. Gibson Gallery, Seattle, WA
Dialog – Beyond Space, Shenzhen Art Institute, Shenzhen, China
Thirty Something- 3 Decades of Innovative Printmaking, SFMOMA Artists Gallery, San Francisco, CA
North by Northwest, Kala Art Institute, Berkeley, CA

2004         Summer Introductions, Seattle Art Museum Rental Sales Gallery, Seattle, WA
New Prints 2004/Summer, International Print Center New York, New York, NY
Introduction ’01, Pentimenti Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Selected Press/Publications
David Jones, “Printmaking from Here to the Future”, pps. 125-129, California Society of Printmakers: One Hundred Years, 1913-2013, ed. Maryly Snow, California Society of Printmakers, San Francisco, CA, 2013.

Nick Conbere, “Developing the Print Beyond the Press: Interviews with Amanda Knowles, Stephen Funk, and Michael Krueger”, Mid America Print Council Journal, Upcoming 2012/2013.

Nari Kirk, Amanda Knowles Interview, Poetry Northwest Community Page, June 2012

Collections
Booz Allen Hamilton in Herndon, VA
Canon Americas, Melville, NY
Children’s Memorial Research Center, Chicago, IL
Defense Analyses in Alexandria, VA
Deloitte, Philadelphia, PA
Fidelity Investments, Boston, MA
Hunterdon Museum of Art, Clinton, NJ
Iridium Satellite Communications, McLean, VA
The Jackson Laboratory, Bar Harbor, ME
King County Public Art Collection, Seattle, WA
Kohler Art Library Archives, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
Merrill Lynch, Seattle, WA
Corporate Collection of OPC Organizations & Projekt Consulting GmbH, Germany
Peninsula College, Port Angeles, WA
Peoria Art Guild Permanent Collection, Peoria, IL
Rosetta Inpharmatics, Seattle, WA
Seattle Cancer Care Alliance, Seattle, WA
Shoreline Community College, Shoreline, WA
StatOil, Norway
Triennale de Chamalieres Print Center, France
University of Arizona, Print Collection, Tucson, AZ
University of Iowa Hospitals and Clinics, Iowa City, IA
University of Kansas, Special Collections at the Kenneth Spencer Research Library, Lawrence, KS
Washington State Art Collection
Western Michigan University Print Collection, Kalamazoo, MI (Portfolio: Habitual Ritual)
Wisconsin Union Galleries, Permanent Collection, University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Professional Affiliations
2005-2017        Seattle Print Arts, Board Member
2007-2011        Secretary, Seattle Print Arts
2003-present     Seattle Print Arts
2001-present     Southern Graphics Council