Education

  • 2004 Master of Fine Arts, Maryland Institute College of Art, Baltimore, MD
  • 1997 Bachelor of the Arts, Clark-Atlanta University, Atlanta, GA

 

Solo Exhibitions

  • 2017 new paintings, moniquemeloche LES, NY
  • 2016 A Wonderful Dream, moniquemeloche, Chicago, IL
  • 2015 Off The Chain: American Art Unfettered, 2nd Street Gallery, Charlottesville, VA
  • 2013 Reginald F. Lewis Museum, Baltimore, MD
  • 2011 Amy Sherald: Amercian Black, Richard Demato Fine Arts, Sag Harbor, NY
  • 2011 The Magical Realism of Amy Sherald, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, Sonja Haynes Stone Center, Chapel Hill, NC

Selected Group Exhibitions

  • 2016 Southern Accent: Seeking the American South in Contemporary Art, Nasher Museum of Art at Duke University, Durham, NC; travels to Speed Museum Art Museum, Louisville KY
  • 2016 Africa Forecast: Fashioning Contemporary Life, Spelman College Museum of Fine Art, Atlanta, GA
  • 2016 Outwin 2016: American Portraiture Today,  Smithsonian Museum's National Portrait Gallery, Washington, DC; travels to Tacoma Art Museum, Washington, Art Museum of South Texas, Corpus Christi, Kemper Museum of Contemporary Art, Kansas City, Missouri
  • 2015 Look At Me Now!, Curated by Allison Glenn, moniquemeloche, Chicago, IL
  • 2013 Themes of Black Identity in America, San Juan Delta College, Stockton, CA
  • 2013 US Embassy Dakar, Senegal
  • 2013 National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
  • 2012 Revealing the Presence of Africans in the European Renaissance, Galerie Myrtis, Baltimore,MD
  • 2011 Mosaic Project, Pennsylvania College of Art and Design, Lancaster, PA
  • 2010 Gallery 101 Exhibit, Art Basel, Miami, FL
  • 2010 Richard Demato Fine Art, Sag Harbor, NY
  • 2008 Quasi-Painting, Randall Scott Gallery, Washington D.C.
  • 2008 Urban Renaissance, Ramscale Penthouse, New York, NY
  • 2005 Femme Effect, Sub-basement Gallery, Baltimore, MD
  • 2004 Maryland Institute College of Art Thesis Exhibition, Baltimore, MD
  • 2003 Earth Works, installation, The Labyrinth, Portobello, Panama
  • 2003 Artscape, Baltimore City Hall, Baltimore, MD
  • 2002 Lipstick, City Hall of Atlanta Gallery, Atlanta, GA
  • 1999 Museum of Panama, collaboration with Dr. Arturo Lindsay, Panama City, Panama
  • 1997 Museum of Panama, Education Gallery, Panama City, Panama

Selected Bibliography

  • 2016 Smithsonian Magazine, September (cover).
  • 2016 Lesser, Casey. "These 20 Female Artists Are Pushing Figurative Painting Forward," Artsy, June 10.
  • 2016 Lam, Jenny. "10 art gallery exhibitions to see in June," Time Out Chicago, June 3.
  • 2016 Stafford Davis, Jessica. "10 Female Artists of Color on the Rise," The Root, March 22.
  • 2016 O'Brien, Jane. "New faces in the US National Portrait Gallery," BBC News, March 15.
  • 2016 "Amy Sherald the first woman to win 2016 National Portrait Gallery Competition," Black Art in America, March 12.
  • 2015 Reichert, Elliot. "Review: Look at Me Now!/Monique Meloche Gallery," Newcity, August 1.
  • 2015 "'LOOK AT ME NOW' AT MONIQUE MELOCHE GALLERY," ARTNEWS, July 27.
  • 2015 "Off the Chain: American Art Unfettered," Second Street Gallery, May 1.
  • 2013 "Presence of Mind-Revealing Africans in the European Art," Transitions: International Review, Issue 111.
  • 2013 "Resisting Homogeneity in the 21st century", The International Review of African American Art, Vol. 24 No.2.
  • 2013 Hycide Magazine, December (cover).
  • 2011 “An Artist Perspective on Social Ascent,” Sag Harbor Express, May 26.
  • 2011 Amoss, Marianne, “Studio Visits,” Urbanite Magazine, January Issue No. 79
  • 2011 American Art Collector May Issue
  • 2010 American Art Collector Dec Issue
  • 2008 Studio, The Studio Museum of Harlem Magazine, Fall Issue
  • 2006 Mcnatt,Glenn,“In This Exhibition The Subject Is Women”, Baltimore Sun, February 22.
  • 2004 “Under Busy Baltimore Streets Art Flourishes,” Baltimore Sun, October 24.
  • 2003 “El Recuerdo de Una Feria,” La Prensa, June 1.
  • 2000 Leland, John, “A Tale of Two Cities,” New York Times, October 12.

Artist Residencies

  • 2014-16 Creative Alliance, Baltimore, Maryland
  • 2012 Open Atelier, Amsterdam, Netherlands
  • 2012 Art Rules Aruba, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • 2011 Art Rules Aruba, Oranjestad, Aruba
  • 2008 Tong Xion Art Center, Studio Assistant Resident, Beijing, China
  • 2005 Odd Nerdrum, Private Study, Larvik, Norway
  • 2003 Taller Portobello Artist Colony Portobello, Panama
  • 1997 Spelman College Art Colony Portobello, Panama
  • 1996 Maine College of Art Portland, Maine

Awards and Grants

  • 2016 Bethesda Painting Award
  • 2016 Outwin Boochever Portrait Competition
  • 2015 Semi-Finalist for Sondheim Artscape Prize
  • 2014 Joan Mitchell Foundation Painters and Sculptures Grand
  • 2013 Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant

Public Collections

  • Smithsonian National Portrait Gallery
  • The United States Embassy Dakar, Senegal
  • The National Museum of African American History and Culture
  • The National Museum of Women in the Arts, Washington, D.C.
  • FTI Technologies Inc., Baltimore, MD