Am Schmidt

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

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

Solo Exhibitions
(2021 Am Schmidt: Dirty Dancing, Anthology Film Archives, New York, NY)
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

Two-Person Exhibitions
(2021 GF, via Chateau D’Eau, details TBD; collaboration with Raque Ford)
2016 Pianissimo, The Mothership, Woodstock, NY; collaboration with Tom Forkin

Selected Group Exhibitions
2020 STEPPENWOLF, 182 Ave. C, New York, NY
2019 Terms and Conditions: A Sonata for Two Women, Prosjektrom Normanns, Stavanger, Norway; curated by Amanda Schmitt
2019 Splash Zone, 182 Ave. C, New York, NY
2018 Huntingdon Estate Book Sale, London, UK
2017 No Vacancy III, Studio 929, Brooklyn, NY; curated by Alt Esc
2017 Neighborly: Benefit for Planned Parenthood, Hudson, NY
2017 Bard MFA Thesis Exhibition, Bard College, Red Hook, NY
2017 Spheres, with Zoran Starcevic, 47 Hall Street, Brooklyn, NY
2016 67 Ludlow, New York, NY; curated by Rob Fitterman and Giovanna Olmos
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

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

Awards & Residencies
2019 Nominee, Louis Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award
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

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

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

2019 Splash Zone, 182 Ave. C, New York, NY, co-curated with Miles Pflanz; Artists: Amanda Friedman, Am Schmidt, Mary Scahill, Alexa West, Austin Martin White
2014 I Just Finished Eating a Hamburger, 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

2015 Schmidt, Am, AV 001, New York: Art Vandelay Press.
2014 Schmidt, Am, Fierce (Untitled), New York: 321 Gallery.
2014 Schmidt, Am, One Month of Texting in Caps Lock, New York.

Selected Bibliography
Jonvik, Merete, "Handmade Immateriality", Kunstforum, May 2, 2019.
Tveita, Anne Therese, "Free rein - strict limits", Stavanger Aftenblad, April 23, 2019.
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 - VICE, 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.