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AM SCHMIDT

Am Schmidt

Born 1986, New Brunswick, NJ
Lives and works in New York, NY

Education
2018 MFA, Milton Avery Graduate School of the Arts, Bard College, Annandale-on-Hudson, NY
2009 BFA, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Solo Exhibitions
2018 Abstractions and Expressions, Gallery On Fourth, Allentown, PA
2017 Recess: May 21, 2014, Recess, New York, NY
2017 Rachel's Wardrobes, 321 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Am Schmidt: Fierce (Untitled), 321 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Abstractions and Expressions, New Century Artists, New York, NY

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 No Vacancy III, Studio 929, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Alt Esc
2017 Bard MFA Thesis Exhibition, Bard College, Red Hook, NY
2017 Spheres, with Zoran Starcevic, 47 Hall Street, Brooklyn, NY
2016 TEN: PopRally, MoMA, New York, NY
2016 Rubbings, ZAX, Queens, NY
2016 Will You, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Jenni Crain and Nick Fusaro
2015 No Dice, Kimberly Klark, Queens, NY; curated by Howie Chen
2015 Noodle Beaches for Meeting Witches: IX, Tarot Society Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2014 Homesickness, Glasshouse, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Salonukah, Recession Art, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Philosophy of Greem Jellyfish, Print Shop at MoMA PS1, Queens, NY
2013 Hollister @ Fitness, Volume II, Fitness Center for Arts & Tactics, Brooklyn, NY
2013 Hollister @ Fitness, Volume I, Fitness Center for Arts & Tactics, Brooklyn, NY
2012 Venus in Retrograde, The Ho_se, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Isabelle Jusseaume
2010 Witches, Wives, and Wild Women, EBBG, Austin, TX
2009 Carnivalism, Momenta, Brooklyn, NY
2009 Destroying the American Dream, Pratt Institute, Brooklyn, NY

Screenings
2016 67 Ludlow, New York, NY; curated by Rob Fitterman and Giovanna Olmos

Performances
2015 The Thunder Zone Music Academy, Babycastles, New York, NY
2014 Baltimore Alternative Art Fair, Open Space, Baltimore, MD
2014 Envelope presents You Time, SubCulture, New York, NY
2013 The Strokes Tribute Band, The Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY
2013 English Channel, The Ho_se, Brooklyn, NY
2013 ¯|_(ツ)_/¯ , Rutgers Mason Gross MFA Exhibit, White Box Gallery, New York, NY
2013 Rehearsal Benefit, CAGE, New York, NY
2013 Peepshow 2013: Hot Mess, Squeaky Wheel, Buffalo, NY
2012 English Channel, The Ho_se, Brooklyn, NY

Teaching Experience
Parsons School of Design, The New School, Part-time Faculty, Jan 2017 – (present)

Awards & Residencies
2018 Film/Video Studio Program, Wexner Center for the Arts, Columbus, OH
2013 Summer–Fall Artist-in-Residence, Fitness Center for Arts & Tactics, Brooklyn, NY

Panels
2014 Printed Matter, New York, NY, Library of the Printed Web: Launch and Discussion, moderated by Paul Soulellis

Curation
2014 McDonald's Group Sculpture Show, McDonald's, 262 Canal St., New York, NY
Artists: Raque Ford, Tom Forkin, Gil Gentile and Thomas Trudgeon, Paul Kopkau, Sabine Modarresi, Tin Nguyen, Cassie Raihl, Rory Rosenberg, Andrew Ross, Deirdre Sargent
2013 Hollister @ Fitness, Volume I, Fitness Center for Arts & Tactics, Brooklyn, NY
Artists: Laura Blüer, Elise Coker, Extreme Animals, Raque Ford, Gil Gentile, Alexandra Gorczynski, Maggie Lee, Raul de Nieves, Gillures Southern, Alaina Stamatis

Selected Bibliography
Syfret, Wendy, "from dave navarro to rachel green, am schmidt understands the art of celebrity", i-D, May 25, 2017
Korman, Sam, "The Whitney Biennial is not the only story in town, as this roundup of exhibitions reveals", ArtReview, May 2017
Nunes, Andrew, "The Outfits Rachel Wore on 'Friends' Get Turned into Art", Creators Project, April 30, 2017
"Consumer Reports: Am Schmidt", ARTNEWS, March 22, 2017
Miller, Rachel, "The Best in Brooklyn Art This Weekend", Brooklyn Magazine, February 23, 2017
Greenwood, Wynne and Schmidt, Am, "More Could Have Happened With That Subplot", The New Inquiry, Februrary 29, 2016
Galperina, Marina, "Artist's Notebook: Am Schmidt", Animal New York, April 21, 2014
Mallett, Whitney, "Personal Ads", The New Inquiry, January 2, 2014
Shapiro, Ben, "My Friend Is Wearing Abercrombie & Fitch for an Entire Year", Vice, May 25, 2013
BFFA3AE, Ad Book, 2012