Amanda Wirig

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Contact Information

contact name: Amanda Wirig
phone: (507) 340-4993
email: retrodebutante@gmail.com

location address:
Emy Frentz Arts Guild
523 S. 2nd St., Studio #102
Mankato MN 56001

open to public: yes
hours: Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday- 12pm to 4pm Thursday- 4pm to 8pm Available other times by appointment

Pseudonym: Amanda Wirig

Similar Artists:
West Coast Hard Edge Painters- Karl Benjamin, June Harwood, John McLaughlin
Minimalists- Frank Stella
Pop Artists- Andy Warhol, Roy Lichtenstein

Related Organizations:
Emy Frentz Arts Guild, Mankato, MN

Art Hounds, Minnesota Public Radio

Experience

BFA- Art - Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2003.
BA-Music- Minnesota State University, Mankato, 2003.

Awards

2011-Prairie Lakes Regional Arts Council/McKnight Fellowship Grantee

2010- 2nd Place Award, 2nd Annual Southeast Minnesota Juried Art Exhibition, Winona, MN

2010- Alfred and Ingrid Lenz Harrison Scholarship, Split Rock Arts Program, St. Paul, MN

2010- Mucke/Roff Scholarship, Split Rock Arts Program, St. Paul, MN

2007- Spring Saint Paul Art Crawl Media Finalist

Exhibitions/Performance History

2013-Finger Paintings, The 410 Project, Mankato, MN

2013-The Wide Open, Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013-Copy.right?, 33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL

2013-3rd Annual PLRAC/McKnight Grantee Exhibition, Arts Center of Saint Peter, St. Peter, MN

2012-4th Annual Southeast Minnesota Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Paul Watkins Gallery at Winona State University, Winona, MN

2011-Figuratively Speaking, Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, Mankato, MN

2010-Emy Frentz Arts Guild: A Spicy Concoction, Twin Rivers Council for the Arts, Mankato, MN

2010- 2nd Annual Southeast Minnesota Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Lillian Davis Hogan Galleries at St. Mary's University, Paul Watkins Gallery at Winona State University, Winona, MN (2nd place winner)

2010- 18th Annual Prairie Lakes Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Carnegie Art Center, Mankato, MN

2010- A Foot in the Door 4, Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

2010- Text Messages and Tangerine Dreams, Landkamer Building, Mankato, MN (solo)

2009- Changing Seasons, Twin Rivers Center for the Arts, Mankato, MN

2009- Text Messages and Tangerine Dreams, Evelyn Matthies Gallery, Brainerd, MN (solo)

2008- Poetography IV, Crossings at Carnegie, Zumbrota, MN (juried)

2008- Spring Salute to the Arts, Q Gallery, Brainerd, MN (juried)

2008- Transitions, Walker Community Church Gallery, Minneapolis, MN (solo)

2007- Fall Salute to the Arts, Q Gallery, Brainerd, MN (juried)

2006- 14th Annual Prairie Lakes Regional Juried Art Exhibition, Carnegie Art Center, Mankato, MN (juried)

2006- Plastic Fantastic, The 410 Project, Mankato, MN (solo)

2004- Frontier Images Art Show, Fort Ridgeley Historic Site, Fairfax, MN

Collections

Minnesota State University, Mankato Music Department- Organized Chaos (commission)

Galleries

Gallery 402B, Minneapolis, MN

Roman Susan Gallery, Chicago, IL

33 Contemporary Gallery, Chicago, IL

Arts Center of Saint Peter, St. Peter, MN

Lillian Davis Galleries, St. Mary's University, Winona, MN

Paul Watkins Gallery, Winona State University, Winona, MN

Twin Rivers Center for the Arts, Mankato, MN

Carnegie Art Center, Mankato, MN

Evelyn Matthies Gallery, Brainerd, MN

The 410 Project, Mankato, MN

Walker Community Church Gallery, Minneapolis, MN

Q Gallery, Brainerd, MN

Minneapolis Institute of Arts, Minneapolis, MN

Publications



Kent, Tanner, "Something Old, Something New," Mankato Free Press, July 4, 2013, C1, C3.



Dyslin, Amanda, “The Artist’s Perspective,” Mankato
Magazine, Sept. 2011, 12-13.



Pulchinski, Adam, “Making Old New,” Mankato Free
Press, July 28, 2011, C1.



Wick, Danielle, “The arts get more visual in Winona,” Winona Daily News, June 18, 2010, A1, A8.



Makela, JoAnn, “Amanda Gullixson-So Retro,” CALnews,
Vol. 1, No. 5, May, 2008, 1.



Tyler, Doreen, “Plastic Fantastic exhibition highlights use of retro color, design," Applauze magazine, January, 2006, 6.







Biographical Information

Country of Citizenship:
United States

Birth Place:
Mankato, MN

Birth Date:
November 9, 1979

Gender:
Female

Active Place:
Mankato

Minnesota County:
Blue Earth

Artist Information


Roles

Painter

Artist's Website

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