Amanda Gentry portrait
Nationality American
Born b. 1973

Amanda Gentry

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Chicago-based sculptor working in clay. Her work is the result of dedication to form, material, and process, driven by a determination to reveal what is essential at the exclusion of the non-essential. She is a DCASE and IACA grant recipient whose work is in private collections and exhibited in galleries, academic institutions, and museums nationwide

Lot number
#34
Artwork
Artwork: Hallelujah
Artist:
Amanda Gentry
Title and Year:
Hallelujah | 2017
Auction Status

Starts Apr 24

  • Lot number
    #6
    Artwork
    Artwork: Proximity
    Artist:
    Amanda Gentry
    Title and Year:
    Proximity | 2020
    Auction Status

    Bidding Ended

  • SOLO EXHIBITIONS

    2020
    Murmuration
    Cuesta College, San Luis Obispo, California

    2015
    I Am Here
    Lillstreet Annex Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

    2013
    Expanding
    Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

    Oreiller
    Manchester University, Manchester, Indiana

    2012
    Oreiller
    Brainforest Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

     

    SHARED EXHIBITIONS

    2018
    Earth Bound
    Hofheimer Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

    2017
    SERIOUS/play
    Matthew Rachman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

     

    GROUP EXHIBITIONS

    2019
    Geometry
    Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, New York

    2018
    The Goodwin Collection
    Illinois State Museum, Lockport, Illinois

    22nd San Angelo National Ceramic Competition
    San Angelo Museum of Fine Arts, San Angelo, Texas

    The State of Clay, 10th Biennial
    Lexington Art and Crafts Society, Lexington, Massachusetts

    At the Surface
    Foundry Art Centre, St. Charles, Missouri

    2017
    Taking Shape
    Studio Oh!, Chicago, Illinois

    2016
    Not Just Another Pretty Face
    Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

    Connect
    Hyde Park Art Festival, Chicago, Illinois

    Peace on Earth
    Matthew Rachman Gallery, Chicago, Illinois

    2014
    Evanston + Vicinity Biennial
    Evanston Art Center, Evanston, Illinois

    Art from the Heartland
    Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, Indiana

    From the Earth
    Tubac Center of the Arts, Tubac, Arizona

    27th Annual Women’s Works
    Northwest Area Arts Council, Woodstock, Illinois

    Bridgeport Art Center Annual Art Competition
    Bridgeport Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

    2013
    Not Just Another Pretty Face
    Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, Illinois

    2012
    42nd Annual East Pilsen Artists’ Open House
    Chicago Art Department, Chicago, Illinois

  • 1995
    Boston University, Boston, MA
    BFA, Graphic Design; Sculpture & Art History

  • The Collection of Browne Goodwin, Chicago, IL

  • 2020
    Grant recipient, IACA (Illinois Arts Council Agency), Individual Artist Project Support

    2019
    Residency, STARworks Ceramics, Star, North Carolina

    2016
    Grant recipient, DCASE (Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events), Professional Development Grant

    2012
    Residency, Pyrenean Pottery Workshop, Prats-de-Mollo-la-Preste, France

    2008
    Residency, Anderson Ranch, Snowmass Village, Colorado