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Amelia Briggs

Nashville, United States

4 Works exhibited

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  • About the Artist
  • Curriculum Vitae

Born 1985. Lives and works in Nashville, Tennessee.

2015 MFA, University of Memphis, Tennessee. 2009 BFA, Herron School of Art and Design, Indiana University, Indianapolis.

Eve Leibe Gallery, London UK, My World Got Soft, Solo Exhibition, May 22 - June 21, 2020
Leu Center for the Visual Arts at Belmont University, Nashville, TN, Playlet, December 16 - January 24, 2019
Elephant Gallery, Nashville TN, Moppet, March 1 - April 30, 2019
House Guest Gallery, Louisville KY, The Memory Closet, July 13-September 8, 2018
Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville TN, We Are Not Together Yet, August 12 – September 3, 2017

Numeroventi, Florence, Italy, Soft Spot, curated by Eve Leibe Gallery, London UK, May, 2021
Versa Gallery, Chattanooga TN, Moldy Ghost, Amelia Briggs and Ellen Dempsey, July, 2019
John C. Hutcheson Gallery, Lipscomb University, Nashville TN, The Weight of Play, January 22 - March 9, 2018
The Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art, Memphis TN, MAR, April 12 – May 4, 2015
Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis TN, Chronos and Kairos (curated by Justin Bowles), July 10 – 31, 2013

Tiger Strikes Asteroid GVL, Greenville, SC, Big Body Play, June 7 - September 10, 2021
Cohle Gallery, Paris, France, Varnishing, 5 Person Exhibition, May, 2021
Good Children Gallery, New Orleans, LA, Party Bus, Curated by Joshua Bennett, Feb 13 - March 2, 2021
Olympia x Jip Gallery, New York, NY, (virtual) A Place to Visit, February - April, 2021
Union Hall, Denver, CO, Exclamation Point, Curated by Alli Lemon, Jan 21 - Feb 13, 2021
Bowes-Parris Gallery, London, UK, After Hours, Dec 2 - Jan 2, 2020
Alliance for the Arts, Fort Myers, FL, Plays Well with Others (curated by Jessica Todd), September 11- October 17, 2020
LABspace, Hillsdale NY, Space Case, February 16 - March 29, 2020
Ortega y Gasset Projects, Brooklyn NY, Mirror Eye, (in collaboration with Far x Wide and Art Start), January, 2020
Crosstown Arts, Color Schemes, The Value of Intensity, November 22 - February 9, 2019
Morgan Fine Arts & Film Center, Brooklyn NY, Crocodile Tears, Curated by Kate Mothes of Young Space, June 2019
Elephant Gallery, Nashville TN, Clown Show, October 19 – November 10, 2018
Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville TN, Contemporary Art Nashville, October 13 – November 4, 2018
MASUR Museum, Monroe LA,  Juried by Joel Parsons, July 12 - October 13, 2018
Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan AL, B18 Wiregrass Biennial, July 20- September 29, 2018
Standard Projects, Hortonville WI, Settling the Ghost, curated by Kate Mothes of Young Space, July 14 - August 6, 2017
Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville TN,  Art of the South (juried by Mark Scala of Frist Art Museum), June 2 - 30, 2017
Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville TN,  At Home, Curated by Anna Zeitlin, March 4 – April 9, 2017
David Lusk Gallery, Nashville and Memphis TN, PIR, August 1 – 31, 2016
Fluorescent Gallery, From Here (curated by Zach Searcy), Knoxville TN, May 6 – June 6, 2016
David Lusk Gallery, Memphis and Nashville TN, Price is Right, August 1 - 31, 2015
David Lusk Gallery, Memphis TN, Coat Closet, Solo Installation, June 1 – July 3, 2015
David Lusk Gallery, Memphis and Nashville TN, PIR, August 1 - 30, 2014
Solocumb Galleries, Johnson City TN, Kaleidoscopic Mind Wyatt Moody Biennial, July 7 – August 15, 2014
Hyde Gallery, Memphis TN, Overwhelming Captivations, curated by Robert Hollingsworth, May 31 – June 31, 2013
Memphis Social, Memphis TN, Street Trash, curated by Virginia Overton, May 1 - 28, 2013

New American Paintings, No. 148 South Issue, Curated by Emily Stamey of Weatherspoon Art Museum, May 2021
Eraser Volume 2, A quarterly book published by Curating Contemporary, July 2020
ahtcast: Artist Interview: Amelia Briggs, June 2020
Nashville Scene, Critic’s Pick, Laura Hutson Hunter, December 2019
Hyperallergic, A View from the Easel, Eric Vilas-Boas, October 25, 2019
Nashville Scene, Best Sculptural Painting Show, Best of Nashville 2019, Joe Nolan, October 2019
Nashville Scene, Amelia Briggs and Eleanor Aldrich Prove That Texture Is Cool, Laura Hutson Hunter, March 2019
The Tennessean, Nashville artist summons your inner ‘Moppet’, Melinda Baker, Nashville TN, March 2019
Nashville Scene, Critics’ Pick Amelia Briggs’ Moppet Opening Reception, Laura Hutson Hunter, Nashville TN, March 2019
WXNA, Artist Talk Hosted by Laura Hutson Hunter, Nashville TN, November 28, 2018
Ruckus, The Memory Closet, Kevin Warth, Louisville KY, September 2018
Maake Magazine, Issue 7, Curated by Tiger Strikes Asteroid, October 2018
Mineral House Media, Carri Jobe, Amelia Briggs, & Douglas Degges: The Weight of Play [Analysis], Brianna Bass, March 2018
The Peachy Keen Podcast, Amelia Briggs - Avoiding Symmetry, Thrifting..., Produced by Vivian Liddell, December 2017
WeHome, Episode 4: Long-haulers, Produced by Erica Ciccarone, Nashville, TN, November 2017
The Tennessean, 'We Are Not Together Yet' at Red Arrow, Melinda Baker, Nashville, TN, August 24, 2017
Nashville Scene, Critics' Pick: We Are Not Together Yet, Laura Hutson, Nashville, TN, August 11, 2017
Native Magazine, Inside the Controlled Chaos of Artist Amelia Briggs, Cat Acree, Nashville, TN, Issue 62, August 2017
Nashville Arts Magazine, We Are Not Together Yet Comes Together for Amelia Briggs, Megan Kelley, Nashville, TN, August 2017
Nashville Arts Magazine, At Home: Curator Anna Zeitlin Recreates the Gallery Space, Elaine Slayton Akin, Nashville TN, March 2017
The Tennessean, Eclectic Group Show at Zeitgeist Gallery, Melinda Baker, Nashville TN, March 2017
Young Space, Interview: Amelia Briggs, Kate Mothes, Hortonville WI, November 2016  
Fresh Paint Magazine, Artist Feature, International, Issue 8, Summer 2015
Nashville Scene, Four Point Review: Price is Right at David Lusk Gallery, Laura Hutson, August 14, 2014

MFA, Visual Art, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN, May 2015
BFA, Visual Art, Herron School of Art and Design, Indiana University, Indianapolis IN, May 2009

Arrowmont School of Arts and Crafts, Gatlinburg, TN, Spring Pentaculum, 2019

National Juror, Annual SECAC Conference, Members Exhibition, Chattanooga, TN, October 2019
Director, David Lusk Gallery, Nashville, TN, April 2017-May 2021
Adjunct Professor, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN (course taught: Professional Practices for Senior Thesis), Spring 2018
Adjunct Professor, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN, (course taught: Painting I), Fall 2015

Works by Amelia Briggs

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