AMY BERNSTEIN // CV

Born 1980 in Atlanta, GA
Lives and works in Portland, OR

EDUCATION
2004    Rhode Island School of Design, BFA

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2018 Between the Dog and the Wolf, Stumptown Downtown, Portland, OR
Unknown, the Witch, Ditch Projects, Springfield, OR
2017    A Lover's Race, Nationale, Portland, OR
2015   The Liminalists, with Patrick Kelly, Nationale, Portland, OR
2014   Notes, Nationale, Portland, OR
2011    New Games, Stumptown Downtown, Portland, OR
2009  A. Bernstein, Stumptown Division, Portland, OR

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 (re)buffer, Private Places, Portland, OR
2017     I AM THIS, Art by Oregon Jewish Artists, The Oregon Jewish Museum and Center for Holocaust Education
            A Lot A Lot, Galleri Thomassen, Gothenburg, Sweden
2016    Portland Museum of Modern Art/Houseguest, Pioneer Courthouse Square, Portland, OR
            Salon: Portland2016 Biennial, curated by Michelle Grabner, Disjecta, Portland, OR
            and from this distance one might never imagine that it is alive, The Art Gym at Marylhurst University,  Marylhurst, OR
2015    Testable Predictions, Carl & Sloan Contemporary, Portland, OR
2012    Collider, Littman Gallery at Portland State University, Portland, OR
            Highlighter, Nationale, Portland, OR
            Perceptual Control, Worksound Gallery, Portland, OR
2011    Art & Leisure, Colonel Summer Tennis Courts, Portland, OR
2010   Re:Port, Gallery 114, Portland, OR
           Bubble Letters, Car Hole Gallery, Portland, OR
           Dump Art, Berlin, Germany
2009  Neverending Neo in a West Coast Lite, Stumptown Belmont, Portland, OR

AWARDS & RESIDENCIES
2019 Peele Award, St Edmond Hall, The Ruskin School of Art, University of Oxford, UK
2018 Kayla Skinner Special Recognition Award, Seattle, WA
Stumptown Artist Fellowship, Portland, OR
2017    Arteles Silence Awareness Existence Residency, Finland
            Career Opportunity Grant, Oregon Arts Commission, Salem, OR
2012    Project Grant, Regional Arts & Culture Council, Portland, OR
2010    Short Form Arts Writers Grant, Creative Capital and the Andy Warhol Foundation

PUBLICATIONS
2014    Notes, exhibition catalog, Nationale, Portland, OR

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
2019 Paul Maziar, Iterations of vision: Amy Bernstein’s Between the Dog and the Wolf, Oregon ArtsWatch
2018 Nim Wunnan, Viz Arts Monthly, Oregon ArtsWatch
Amy Wang, Art Picks, The Oregonian
2017 Megan Burbank, The Artists Resist, The Portland Mercury
Jill Singer, Excerpt: Exhibition, Sight Unseen
2016    Barry Johnson, Considering the Art Gym's Abstractions, Oregon ArtsWatch
2015    Graham Bell & Jessica Pierson, In The Dark of Space, A Light: Amy Bernstein & Patrick Kelly at Nationale, Noise & Color PDX
            Ryland Quillen, Saturday Selects: Week of October 26, 2015, Sight Unseen
            Featured on WomenArtists.org
            Enid Spitz, North Portland Gets a New Art Infusion, Willamette Week
2014    Ryan Fish, Interview: Amy Bernstein, Beautiful Savage
            John Motley, March 2014 Previews, The Oregonian
            Jeff Jahn, Weekend picks, PORT
            Eva Lake, Interview with Artist Amy Bernstein, Art Focus, KBOO FM    

WRITING
2018 Tom Prochaska: Koan of The Living Ghost, catalog for the Traveling Exhibition of Hallie Ford Fellows, curated by Diana Nawi
2013    When the Walls are White, Appendix Space Project catalog
2012    Sassafrass, Weekday
2011    The Strip Mauling of Sanctity, YA5
2010    Detritrustus, Dump Art catalog
            Interview with Jonathan Lasker for L.A. Louver’s catalogue of Recent Paintings
Contributing critic for the online art blog, PORT since 2006

TEACHING
2018-2019 Instructor-in-Residence at Oregon College of Art and Craft, Portland, OR

COLLECTIONS
Portable Works Collection, City of Portland and Multnomah County
State of Oregon Percent for Art Collection, Portland State University
EF Education First Permanent Collection

REPRESENTATION
Nationale, Portland, OR