Born in Odessa, TX

Lives and works in Portland, OR

 

AMANDA DONAHUE

amanda.donahue@smfa.edu

 

EDUCATION

2015        MFA, School of the Museum of Fine Arts/Tufts University, Boston, MA 

2008        BA in Art, School of the Arts and Architecture, University of California, Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA

2006        Study Abroad Program, John Cabot University, Rome, Italy

 

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2014-2015      Graduate Student Gallery Lecturer, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2015                Teaching Assistant, Installation, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

                        Teaching Assistant, Sculpture Seminar 1, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2014                Teaching Assistant, Graduate Painting Studio, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

                        Teaching Assistant, Professional Practices, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

                        Teaching Assistant, Drawing, MIT Sloan Art and Business Intensive Workshop, School of the    Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

                         Artist Talk, Painting Department, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA, April 2

2013-2014       Admissions Department Assistant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2013                Portfolio Reviewer, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2007-2008     Publications Department Assistant, The Getty Research Institute at the J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, CA

 

AWARDS/HONORS

2015              Dana Pond Award in Painting, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2015              President's Research Award, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2014              Montague International Travel Grant, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2013-2015     MFA Merit Scholarship, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston

2008             Awarded Private Senior Painting Studio, University of California, Los Angeles

2006             John Cabot University Tuition Scholarship, Rome, Italy

2008             Phi Beta Kappa Honor Society, University of California, Los Angeles

2005             Golden Key International Honor Society

2005             Alpha Lamba Delta & Phi Eta Sigma National Honor Societies

2004-2008   Dean’s Honor List, University of California, Los Angeles

 

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2015             The Cyclorama Show: SMFA MFA Thesis Exhibition, Boston Center for the Arts, Boston, MA

2014             New Dimensions-New Directions: Current Work in Ceramics, Metals, Jewelry and Small SculptureSchool of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

                     4 Painters 2014, William Morris Hunt Memorial Library, Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

                     Refraction, Mission Hill Gallery, Roxbury Crossing, MA

                     yes: Paint, Juried Painting Area Biennial, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

                     Juried Drawing Show, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2013            New Student Salon, School of the Museum of Fine Arts, Boston, MA

2008           Hey, That’s No Way to Say Goodbye..., New Wight Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                    Solo Exhibition, I Me Mine, UCLA UG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2007           Solo Exhibition, New Work by Amanda Lipham, UCLA UG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

                   Two-Person Exhibition, Leftovers, UCLA UG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA (with painter, Sheenalyn Solis)

                    Farbenblind, UCLA UG Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

2006           I Only Like You Because You Look Like Me, Compact/Space Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

 

BIBLIOGRAPHY

Nate Geare, Shapes Are People Too, Los Angeles: Blurb, 2008. 46-47.