Amanda Lechner

Born and raised in Santa Fe, New Mexico.

Currently Living and Working in New York, New Mexico, Iowa


EDUCATION

2005 MFA Rhode Island School of Design, Providence RI 

Collegiate Teaching Certificate, Sheridan Center for Teaching and Learning at Brown University, Providence RI

2003 BFA Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City MO 

ORGANIZATIONS / VENUES

StudioFuse Blog and Studio Community - Founding Co-Director studiofuse.wordpress.com 

Pierogi 2000 Gallery Flat Files, Brooklyn, NY

Viewing Program and Slide Registry, Drawing Center, New York, NY

Irving Sandler Artists File Online, Artists Space, New York, NY

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2014 SIGNALS Leedy Voulkos Art Center, Opie Gallery, Kansas City MO (solo) 

About the Body Curated by Lauren Britton, Gallery 1989, Larchmont, NY

2013

In Search Of… TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

The Flat Files: Year One TSA Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 

2012    

Show #5: First Contact Curated by Jacob Rhodes, Field Projects, New York, NY

In Search Of… Rhodes College Clough-Hansen Gallery, Memphis, TN

In Search Of… Kansas University Art &Design Gallery, Lawrence, KS

Stones Bones and Relics  Curated by Anna Mikhailovskaia, Brroklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn, NY
   
Wassaic Summer Festival Show Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

2011 

Wassaic Project 2011 Residents curated by John Gilvey and Jennifer Mackiewicz Hudson Beach Glass, Beacon, NY

Art Along The Hudson Paramount Center for the Arts, Peekskill, NY

Tompkins Projects West: Works on Paper Dan Graham, Los Angeles, CA

2010

Sub Terrain Curated by Andrew Thompson, Work Gallery, Ann Arbor MI

The Business of Aura Curated by Kelsey Harrington, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY

Wassaic Summer Festival Show Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY

2009

Will It Happen? Curated by Kelsey Harrington, Elga Wimmer Gallery New York, NY

Word Up  Group Show with Ghost of Dream, Greg Hopkins, Colby Bird, Jeff Barnett-Winsby Curated by Lauren Was and Adam Eckstrom, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY

New American Paintings Exhibition in Print, North Eastern Edition 2009, Open Studio Press

Morsel Remains Group Exhibition Long Island City, NY

Related Process 579 Broadway New York, NY

2008

Dialect curated Adam Eckstrom, Broadway Gallery, New York, NY

The Sieve  Go for a loop Gallery, San Francisco, CA

Everybody Only Meow Wolf Art Space, Santa Fe, NM

Science Fair  Rock, Paper, Scissors Gallery, Oakland, California

2007

Turning Points Curated by Andrew Thompson, Gallery Project, Ann Arbor, MI

2006

Science Fair Forum Gallery Cranbrook Academy, Bloomfield Hills, MI

RISD Biennial NYC 2006, Curated by Robert Storr, Exit Art New York, NY

Chapter III – Bueno Byes & Frito Pies AD Collective Gallery Santa Fe, NM

2005

Life and Limb Curated by David Humphrey Feigen Contemporary, New York, NY 

Providential  RISD Painting MFA 2005, Supreme Trading, Brooklyn, NY 

MFA Exhibition RISD Museum, Providence, RI

2004

Featherweight Claremont Graduate University, Claremont, CA

RISD Painters/ Brown Writers Sol Koffler Grad Gallery at RISD, Providence, RI

Pulp Curated by Steve Orlando Sol Koffler Grad Gallery at RISD, Providence, RI

Postcards From the Edge Brent Sikkema, New York, NY

2003

Grad Painting Show Sol Koffler Grad Gallery at RISD, Providence, RI

BFA Exhibition H&R Block Space, Kansas City, MO

The Body Lucy Pistilli, Rachel Frank, and Amanda Lechner, Destination Gallery, Kansas City, MO

2002

Drawing Mania Destination Gallery, Kansas City MO

Head or Gut: Prints of Persuasion KCAI Print Gallery Kansas City MO

Object Resonance, Curated by Lester Goldman KCAI Painting Gallery, Kansas City MO

Carnival/Carnival, Curated by Lester Goldman KCAI Painting Gallery, Kansas City MO 

2000

Untitled, Pod Space, Santa Fe NM

Effusion, Group Show, Plan B Gallery, Santa Fe NM

1999

Monothon 13, SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe NM

CURATORIAL WORK
2012   
In Search Of… Group Exhibition Co-Organized with Dustin Dennis and Christopher Ulivo    Rhodes College Clough-Hansen Gallery, Memphis, TN

In Search Of… Group Exhibition Co-Organized with Dustin Dennis and Christopher Ulivo Kansas University Art &Design Gallery, Lawrence, KS

In Search Of… Group Exhibition Co-Organized with Dustin Dennis and Christopher Ulivo, North Branch Projects, Chicago, IL

In Search Of… Group Panel Discussion  Blount Auditorium, Rhodes College, Memphis, TN

In Search Of… Group Panel Discussion Kansas City Art Institute, Kansas City, MO

AWARDS/HONORS

2011-2012    NYFA Fiscal Sponsorship through Artspire for Curatorial Project, In Search Of…

2011 Fellowship and Residency Wassaic Project, Wassaic NY

2005 & 2010 Finallist, Fine Arts Work Center,  Provincetown, MA

2005 RISD Graduate Award of Excellence

2003-2005 RISD Graduate Academic Honors 

2004-2005 RISD Graduate Fellowship, Innaugural Curator of the Artur Loeb Design Science Collection

2003-2005 RISD Graduate Painting Fellowship

1999-2003 KCAI Deans List and Academic Honors

1999-2003 KCAI Merit Scholarship

1998-1999 Internship SITE Santa Fe, Santa Fe NM

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