Amanda Browder

Brooklyn, NY, •




M.F.A.     2001         Sculpture, Installation                              University of Wisconsin-Madison

M.A.         2000         Sculpture                                                     University of Wisconsin-Madison

B.A.         1998         Studio Arts- Sculpture (honors)            Beloit College


2007, 2008          Community Arts Assistance Program Grants: Chicago, IL


Solo Exhibition/Public Installations/Performances:

2009         La Bohéme, Desert Island, Sculptural Installation, Brooklyn, NY.

                  Project 01, 303 Grand Gallery, Brooklyn, NY.

2008         The Edenic Fault, University Art Gallery at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo, CA.  

                  “um…My, gallery”, Raid Projects, Los Angeles, CA. (curatorial project as piece)

                  Cyclone, The Green Lantern Gallery, Chicago, IL.

                  Master Skate, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL. (performance)

2007         Beautiful Flux, Nakaochiai Gallery, Tokyo, Japan.

                  Urban Warp/Weft: At the Edge: Gallery 400, University Illinois of Chicago. IL.

2006         The Pinchot Sprial/Pencil: Missoula Museum of the Arts, Missoula, MT 

                  Dormant: Bonnie Fortune Outdoor Space, Chicago, IL

                  Rapunzel: Sculptural Performance, Chicago, IL

Rapunzel: POP! Contemporary Textiles Influenced by Popular Culture,

- Outdoor Public Fiber Sculpture NIU Art Museum, IL

2005         Chicago Sweep: Career Day Design Group, Public Performance in Chicago, IL.

2004         Love, Prosperity and Healing, HUE Gallery, Madison, WI

2001         Rodeo, MFA Exhibition, Porter Butts Gallery, Madison, WI

2000         Montana Wo Nobs, Installation and performance, 7th Gallery, Madison, WI

1998         Continuity of Space, Installation and performance, Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI.

1997         The Wind Project, Beloit College Campus, in front of Pearsons Hall,

                  - Commissioned by the Sesquicentennial Committee, Beloit College, Beloit, WI


Group  Exhibitions


2009         Good News, University of Wisconsin Porter Butts Gallery, Madison, WI

                  Look, see, Horse Trader Gallery, Brooklyn, NY

2008         Concerning Tomorrow, Harold Arts, 303 West Erie, Chicago, IL, curated by Jason Lazarus.

                  Round the Coyote, Green Lantern Gallery, Chicago, IL

2007         Interiority Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago IL. Juror: Stuart Keeler

2006         Art 44/46 : Public Art Group Show for the Lakeview East Chamber of Commerce, IL.

POP! Contemporary Textiles Influenced by Popular Culture, NIU Art Museum, IL

2005         Things we said we'd never do again, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL.

                   In the Midst, Mixture Contemporary Gallery, Houston, TX, Juror: Scott Wolniak.

2004         Spacemakers, Lothringer13, Munich, Germany,

                    - Suburban Gallery, Chicago, IL

                    - "A More Perfect Union" at Max Fish, NYC

                   The Nature of Reduction, Prater Rouse Gallery, Norfolk, VA

2003         Social Fabric, Lothringer13, Munich, Germany.

2002         Cheap, White Columns Gallery, New York, NY (invitational)

                  In the Living Room, The Bower Gallery, San Antonio, TX

2001         Teeter-Totter, HUB Gallery, Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

                  Catapult, The Viking Union Gallery, in the Whatcom Museum, Bellingham, WA

2000         Multiples 4, NFA Space, Chicago, IL., Juror: Muirhead Panya, Director

1999      Visions of Place, Beloit College Alumni Exhibition, Wright Museum of Art, Beloit, WI,



2008         Audrey Michelle Mast, “Review”, Sculpture Magazine, June Vol. 27, No.5, pg 71.

                  Damien James, “Review”, New City Magazine, June, 26th.

                  Ashley Schwellenbach, “Saddle up your Schwinn,” New Times, San Luis Obispo, CA, pg. 39

                  Samantha MacConnell, “Big Apple art scene comes to University Art Gallery”, Mustang Daily, Nov 12th.

2007         Garin Pirnia, “Portrait of the Artist”, New City Magazine, May 31st.

                  Jake Malooley, “Material Differences,” TimeOut Chicago, May 17-23, Issue 116, pg. 64.

                  Jason Foumberg, “Social Work,” New City Magazine, May 24, pg. 24.

                  Tokyo Art Beat, “Voted Best Exhibition in Tokyo”, March 4-12.

2006         Leah Pietrusiak, “Block Prints,” TimeOut Chicago, Oct 26-1, Issue 87.

                  Michael Workman, “Cityscape Chicago,” Flash Art, Oct., Vol. XXXIX, No. 250.

                  Rob Chaney, “Shadows of Meaning,” Missoulian, July 21, B1.

                  Alyssa Work, “Spotlight- Drawing in Circles,” Missoula Independent, Vol. 17, No. 29,

                  Jamie Kelly, “Look Sharp- That is one ‘ginormous’ pencil”, Missoulian, Entertainer,                     Leah Petrusiak, “ Aesthetic Supporters,” TimeOut Chicago, July 22-29, Issue no. 69.

                  Michael Workman, “Eye Exam,” New City Magazine, January 24th

2005         “Career Day Team” Daily Constitutional Magazine, Issue 1., 2005

                  “Artist Story: Amanda Browder” Chicago Artist Resource Webpage

2004         “Cheap” Ten by Ten Magazine, Volume 2, No. 3, January, 2004

                  Margaret Hawkins, “Gallery Glance”, Chicago Sun Times, June 4, 2004

2003         Anne Erfle, “Auf Dem Teppich geblieben,” Süddeutsche Zeitung, Nr. 156, July 10, 2003

                  Hanne Weskott, “Nette Ideen,” Süddeutsche Zeitung, Nr. 159, July 14, 2003

                  Freia Oliv, “Nackte Ängste,” Mümchner Merkur, July 16, 2003

                  Roberta De Righi, “Kuschelecke für Stadtnomaden,” Kultur, July 7, 2003

                  “Highlights-Chicago, Hyperlink” Contemporary Magazine, No. 51


Professional Experience:

2004-present           Correspondent/Critic for Bad at – Art Podcast and Journal.

2004-2006                Instructor: School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Fiber and Material Studies Department

2001-2004                Instructor: School of the Art Institute of Chicago

                                    3D Studio: First Year Program

1999-2001                Instructor, University of Wisconsin-Madison.





2008         Raid Projects: Los Angeles, CA

2006         Three Walls : Chicago, IL



Visiting Artist:

2008         Cal Poly, Art Department

2007         Savannah College of Art and Design, Art Department

2006        Northern Illinois University, Fiber Department

                  Women’s Art Collective of Missoula, Montana

                  Chicago Cultural Center – Bad at Sports Panel Discussion

2005         Third Coast International Audio Festival – Bad at Sports Panel Discussion – PRI Radio