Margery Amdur


Contact Information

margery.amdur@gmail.com

http://www.margeryamdur.com/

Philadelphia, PA

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Mixed Media/Installation
Fiber Arts/Sculpture & 3D

Artist's Biography

Originally from Pittsburgh, Margery Amdur received her B.F.A. from Carnegie-Mellon University and her M.F.A. from the University of Wisconsin in Madison. Margery has had over 60 solo and two-person exhibitions. Her international exhibitions include Turkey, Hungary, Poland, England, and Iceland.

She has been reviewed in national and international publications including Sculpture Magazine, New American Paintings, Fiber Arts, New Art Examiner, Art Papers, and in two of the Manifest International Publications. Her work was on the cover and featured in the fall 2014 issue of Art Voices. She was shortlisted in the 2015 International Aesthetica Art Prize, and included in the publication Future Now. A personal interview with the artist can be found on the Aesthetica site.

For over twenty years, Margery has been actively creating permanent as well as temporary installations. In 2012, she completed a permanent installation, Walking on Sunshine, 4,000 square feet of flooring, platforms in the Spring Garden subway station, Philadelphia, PA. In the fall of 2015, Margery completed a 20’ x 10’ installation, My Nature, at the Philadelphia International Airport, and completed a site-specific installation at Central European University, Budapest, Hungary, where for six weeks she was in residence as a guest artist. In 2016, she will be exhibiting her work at the University of Hawaii, and work from the Amass series will travel as part of the upcoming Fiber International Exhibition. The US Embassy will be sending her to Latvia to install work and to give a hands-on workshop to local residents.

For her full resume please visit margeryamdur.com

Selected Exhibitions

Solo
2016
The University of Hawaii, Honolulu, HI

2015
Central European University, Budapest, Hungary

Terminal C, Philadelphia International Airport, Philadelphia, PA

South Texas College, McAllen, TX

Gullkistan Gallery, Langavartn, Iceland

2014
Sarah Spurgeon Gallery, Elensburg, WA

Delaware Center for the Arts, Wilmington DE

2013
Noyes Museum, Oceanville, NJ

Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2012
University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK

Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2011
Bruce Gallery, Edinboro State University, Edinboro, PA

Six Places in Motion, Southeastern Public Art-In-Transit Commission, Spring Garden Underground Subway Station, Philadelphia, PA

2010
James Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2009
Minima Art, Philadelphia, PA

2008
Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Museo de Arte Contemporaneo, Managua, Nicaragua

2007
Installation, Joan Shepp, Philadelphia, PA

2006
Gallery X, Istanbul, Turkey

2005
Alsager Gallery, Manchester, England

Solvay Gallery, Krakow, Poland

Stedman Art Gallery, Camden, NJ

2003
The University of Szeged, Szeged, Hungary

Florida International University, Miami, FL

2002
Concept Art Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

2001
Stephen Gang Gallery, New York, NY

2000
Kohler Art Center, Sheboygan, WI

Appalachian Center for the Arts & Crafts, Smithville, TN

Austin Peay University, Clarksville, TN

1999
Hewlett Gallery, Pittsburgh, PA

Indianapolis Art Center, Indianapolis, IN

1998
Mankato State University, Mankato, MN

Moreau Gallery, Notre Dame IN

1997
Stephen Gang Gallery, New York, NY

The Foundry Gallery, Washington, DC

Urban Institute of Contemporary Art, Grand Rapids, MI

Conlon/Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

1996
Coleman Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

Stephen Gang Gallery, New York, NY

University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

1995
Claremont Graduate School Gallery, Claremont, CA

1994
Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

Raw Space, Albuquerque, NM

1993
Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

University of Puget Sound, Tacoma, WA

Pacific Lutheran University, Tacoma, WA

Pennsylvania State University, University Park, PA

1992
University of Alaska, Anchorage, AK

1991
Woodmere Art Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Artist's Studio, Philadelphia, PA

Concordia College, Moorhead, MN

Creative Arts Workshop, Fargo, ND

1990
Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN

1989
644 South Street, Philadelphia, PA

West Chester University, West Chester, PA

Gallery 500, Jenkintown, PA

1988
Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1987
Morehead State University, Morehead, KY

Artemnesia Gallery, Chicago, IL

Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

Pleaides Gallery, New York, NY

1986
55 Mercer Gallery, New York, NY

1985
Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1984
Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Group
2016
Fiber International, Pittsburgh, PA

Bellwhether Sculpture Exhibition, Bellevue, WA

Mixed Use / Extending the Terms, 3rd Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Park Towne Place, Philadelphia, PA

2015
CG2 Gallery, Nashville, TN

Red Dot Art Fair, Miami/Basel, Miami, FL

Wynnewood Art Fair, Miami, FL

Leedy-Voulkos Gallery, Kansas City, MO

VCCA-France, Auvillar, France

York College, York PA

2014
From Raw to Refined, Pearlstein Gallery Drexel University, Philadelphia, PA

Projects Gallery, Miami, FL

Red Dot, Miami/Basel, Miami, FL

2013
Fresh Paint, Manifest Gallery, Cincinnati, OH

Marlin Art Gallery, Blackwood NJ

Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

Art Palm Beach, Palm Beach, FL

Art Miami, Miami, FL

Surface as Signifier, Crane Arts, Philadelphia, PA

From Here to There, Stedman Gallery, Camden, NJ

2012
Art Prize, Gallery 106, Grand Rapids, MI

Surface As Signifier, Marlin Gallery, Blackwood, NJ

From Here to There, Stedman, Gallery, Camden, NJ

Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Aqua Fair Miami/Basel, Miami, FL

Design Philadelphia, Philadelphia, PA

2011
Art of the State, State Museum of PA, Harrisburg, PA

Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Stedman Art Gallery, Camden, NJ

2010
Tinney Contemporary Gallery, Knoxville, TN

Giants In The City, Miami, FL

Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA

Third Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2009
Rogue Gallery, Williamsport, PA

Strohl Art Center, Chautauqua, NY

Bridgette Mayer Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2008
Gardens In Winter, Hopkins House, Collingswood, NJ

Recycled, Projects Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2007
Scope Art Fair, represented by Projects Gallery, Miami Basel

Atlantic City Art Museum, Atlantic City, NJ

Red Dot Arts Fair, Chicago, IL

Markeim Art Center, Haddonfield, NJ

2006
Bridge Art Fair, represented by Projects Gallery, Chicago Navy Pier, Chicago, IL

2005
Florence Biennial, Florence, Italy

The Nador Gallery, Budapest, Hungary

The Red Salon, Budapest, Hungary

Hyder Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2004
Hyder Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

2001
Art Space, Kansas City, MO
Invitational

1999
Women Artists from the Land of Enchantment, Lew Allen Gallery, Santa Fe, NM
Juried Exhibition

Gallery Artists, Conlon/Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Faculty Exhibition, University of New Mexico Museum, Albuquerque, NM

Dartmouth Street Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1998
Cedar Rapids Museum, Cedar Rapids IA
Invitational

Gallery Artists, Conlon/Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Anderson Art Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

1997
Monothon, Site Santa Fe, Santa Fe, NM

Stephen Gang Gallery, New York, NY

Third Street Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Conlon/Siegal Gallery, Santa Fe, NM

Anderson Gallery, Albuquerque, NM

The Foundry, Washington, DC

1996
Stephen Gang Gallery, New York, NY

Alert, Albuquerque, NM

University of California, Stanislaus, Turlock, CA

1995
Sarratt Gallery, Vanderbilt University, Nashville, TN

Stephen Gang Gallery, New York, NY

Visions of Excellence Invitational, Albuquerque, NM

1994
Sculpture Tour, The University of Tennessee, Knoxville, TN

Young Guns, John Sommers Gallery, University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, NM

Fuller Art Center, Los Alamos, NM

1993
Bellevue Art Museum, Bellevue, WA
Invitational

1992
Invitational/Installation National Arts Inc., NY, Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

National Invitational Art Exhibition, Brenau College, Gainesville, GA

Faculty Exhibition, Western Washington University, Bellingham, WA

1991
Plains Art Museum, Invitational, Fargo, ND

Conflict/Resolution, Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN

Painted Bride Art Center, Philadelphia, PA

Faculty Exhibition, Moorhead State University, Moorhead, MN

1990
Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

Sculpture Invitational, Fairmont Park, Philadelphia, PA

Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE
Invitational

1989
Gallery 500, Jenkintown, PA

Invitational Clay Artists, Langman Gallery, Willow Grove, PA

American Clay Artists, Port of History Museum, Philadelphia, PA

Faculty Exhibition, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA

Clay Artists, Cheltenham Art Center, Cheltenham, PA

1988
Fleisher Art Memorial, Philadelphia, PA

1985
Pleaides Gallery, New York, NY

Philadelphia Art Alliance, Philadelphia, PA

Diversified Interior Design, Philadelphia, PA

Pennsylvania State University, Reading, PA

Nexus Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1984
Roger LaPelle Gallery, Philadelphia, PA

1983
Birmingham Museum of Art, Birmingham, AL

1982
Mandeville Gallery, University of California, San Diego, La Jolla, CA

University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI

Burpee Art Museum, Rockford IL

Schoolhouse Thirty-Three Gallery, Baltimore, MD

Education

1982
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
MFA, Painting and Sculpture

1980
University of Wisconsin, Madison, WI
MA, Painting

1979
Carnegie-Mellon University, Pittsburgh, PA
BFA, Painting and Printmaking