AMANDA JEBRÓN KIRKHUFF

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2018

Everything Is Hard, Gallery 4Culture, Seattle

Cast Of Characters, The Bureau of General Services - Queer Division, New York City

Anti-Patriarchal Queer Mythology, LAIR FERA, New York City

Pride Show, Cloud Gallery, Seattle

2017

He - Questioning and Queering Masculinity, LAST Projects, Los Angeles

2016    

Militant Friction, LAST Projects, Los Angeles

Crisis Actors, MuzeuMM, Los Angeles

Out Of Sight, King Street Station, Seattle

Transience, King Street Station, Seattle

2013    

See You Next Tuesday, Autzen Gallery, Portland State University, Portland, OR

The Unusual Suspects, Alley Cat Books Gallery, San Francisco

ArtPadSF Art Fair, Phoenix Hotel, San Francisco

2012                

5 Corners, [2nd floor projects], San Francisco

When Someone Wants To Leave (As Bad As You Want Them To Stay), [2nd floor projects], San Francisco

2011   

When Someone Wants To Leave (As Bad As You Want Them To Stay), Ten10 Studios, New York City

Growing Up, Ten10 Studios, New York City

Art Spirit 2, St. Francis College, New York City

Long Island City Open Studios, New York City                      

2010               

Long Island City Open Studios, New York City

Pop Up Museum of Queer History, New York City

here comes every body, [2nd floor projects], San Francisco

Sketchbook Show, Orange Alley Project, San Francisco

2009

Safe Word, Ratio 3, San Francisco

2008    

Coalition on Homelessness Art Auction, SomArts, San Francisco

2007               

2 Amandas and… [2nd floor projects], San Francisco

All Night Long, Lexington Club, San Francisco

2006              

Liquid Paper, Ratio 3, San Francisco

Paperwall: Analyzing Images, Gallerie La Central, Montreal, Canada                                      

Friends, Figures, and Self Portraits, Richard Taylor Gallery, San Francisco

Problems, Power, and Solutions. City., Anno Domini Gallery, San Jose, CA              

2005

The Refined Roster, Contemporary Inc, New York City

Instinctual Distractions, Arspace Gallery, San Francisco

Cherry Bomb, Submerged Art Gallery, Los Angeles

2004

Pussy Willow, ArtSF, San Francisco

Vecinos Locos, 1633 California Street, San Francisco                

2003

Greenwood Phinney Art Walk, Seattle, WA

2001–2006

San Francisco Art Institute (Annual Spring Shows)

San Francisco Art Institute (Courtyard Exhibitions)

AWARDS

        Artist Trust, 2016 Grant for Artist Projects (GAP) Award

        SFMOMA, 2008 SECA Award Nomination

        San Francisco Art Institute, Juried Honors Studio

        San Francisco Art Institute, Supplemental Art Materials Award

        Seattle Art Walk, 2001 People’s Choice

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

Artist talks

        2012          [2nd floor projects], San Francisco

        2009         Saint Mary's College of California

        2007         Saint Mary's College of California

Album and art design

Militia Etheridge (2011-present)

Your Heart Breaks, Harsh Tokes and Bong Jokes (2012)

Karen & The Sorrows, Ocean-Born Mary (2012)

Hey Willpower, P.D.A. (2006)

Veronica Lipgloss & The Evil Eyes, The Witch's Dagger (2005)

Film credits

Justin Kelly, Welcome The Stranger, illustration (2017)

Cary Cronenwett, Peace of Mind, illustration (2015)

Cary Cronenwett, Maggots and Men, actor, art and set design. (2008)

EDUCATION

2006              

        BFA, San Francisco Art Institute (area of specialization: Painting)

PRESS & PUBLICATIONS

 

Published Writing

Kirkhuff, Amanda. "Collection Rotation." SFMOMA Open Space. December 16, 2013.

http://openspace.sfmoma.org/

 

Featured

Laden, Tanja M. "Queer Femme Fatales Redefine Traditional Portraiture | City of the Seekers" The Creators Project, Vice.com (2016)

http://thecreatorsproject.vice.com/tag/Amanda+Kirkhuff

Scholder, Amy. "Let The Wind Carry Me." Limited edition broadside (2012)

Blowdryer, Jennifer. "When the Dull Normal Marries the Grifter And the Disillusioned Patsy Travels Abroad." Limited edition broadside. (2009)

Bomblog re-issue (2012):  

http://bombmagazine.org/article/6547/

Huston, Johnny Ray. "Speed Reading." San Francisco Bay Guardian.  (2011) 

http://www.sfbg.com/pixel_vision/2011/02/09/speed-reading-edie-fakes-gaylord-phoenix

Huston, Johnny Ray. "Untamed." San Francisco Bay Guardian. Vol. 43, No. 50 (2009) 

http://www.sfbg.com/2009/09/09/untamed

Huston, Johnny Ray. "Electric Truth." San Francisco Bay Guardian. (2009) 

http://www.sfbg.com/2009/08/26/electric-truth

Huston, Johnny Ray. "Kinda Kink.com." San Francisco Bay Guardian. Vol. 43, No. 40, (2009) 

http://www.sfbg.com/2009/07/01/kinda-kinkcom

Killian, Kevin. "Safe Word." SFMOMA Open Space. August 12, 2009

http://openspace.sfmoma.org/2009/08/safe-word/

Printed Matter’s NY & LA Art Book Fairs; Miss READ’s Berlin Art Book Fair (2009-20013)

Labyrint 09_Writings and Observations, Botkyrka Sweden (2009)

Jancar, Ava. "Two Amandas and…" San Francisco Bay Guardian (2007)

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