Amanda Burnham

Associate Professor, 2D Foundations Area Coordinator

Prof. Amanda Burnham

Contact Information

Center for the Arts, Room 3103 FF
Weekdays by appointments.
During the semester as published on office door.


MFA Painting and Printmaking, Yale University School of Art, New Haven, CT

BA Visual and Environmental Studies, Harvard University (Magna Cum Laude), Cambridge, MA

Areas of Expertise

2D Foundations, Drawing, 2D Design

Scholarship, Research, Publications and Creative Activities

Solo Exhibitions

-RFP, EMP Collective, Baltimore, MD, 2015.

-Hub, Dittmar Gallery, Northwestern University, Evanston, IL, 2014.

-Drift, Olin Art Gallery, Washington and Jefferson University, Washington, PA, 2014.

-Pump Fake, Washington Project for the Arts, NoMA Lobby Project, Washington, DC, 2013.

-Loop, Maryland Art Place IMPACT Public Art Series, Towson Town Center, MD, 2013.

-Pascagoula, Governor’s Island Art Fair, New York, NY, 2013.

-Edge City, Conard Gallery, Ohio State University, Mansfield, OH, 2013.

-boomtown, Birke Gallery, Marshall University, Huntington, WV, 2013.

-I-85, Hutcheson Gallery, Lipscomb University, Nashville, TN, 2012.

-Limn, Furlong Gallery, University of Wisconsin, Stout, 2012.

-Import, The Volta Show: Volta 7, Basel, Switzerland, 2011.

-Walkshed, Delaware Center for Contemporary Art, Wilmington, DE, 2011.

-Terminus, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL, 2011.

-Corrections, The Wynwood Art Fair, Miami, FL, 2011.

-From the Land of Pleasant Living, Benrimon Contemporary, New York, NY, 2011.

-Urban Signs, Terhune Gallery, Owens College, Toledo, OH, 2011.

-Agglutinate, The Creative Alliance, Baltimore, MD, 2010.

-Marginalia, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL, 2009.

-Denominator, Julio Fine Arts Gallery, Loyola College, Baltimore, MD, 2008.

-Rite of Way, Dorsch Gallery, Miami, FL, 2008.

Selected Recent Two-Person* and Group Exhibitions

-High Contrast, The Gallery at CCBC, Baltimore, 2014.

-Sondheim Semifinalists’ Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, 2014.

-The Neighbors, American University Art Museum, Washington, DC, 2014.

-I Like it in the City, Gallery CA, Baltimore, MD, 2014.

-35-33-35, School 33, Baltimore, MD, 2014.

-Select 2014, Wash. Proj. for the Arts, Artisphere, Arlington, VA (Juror: Mera Rubell), 2014.

-Baltimore Artists + WPA + Mera Rubell = Love, WPA at Marianne Boesky Gallery, NYC, 2014.

-The Land has Many Parts, Jane Deering Gallery, Santa Barbara, CA, 2014.

-Starlight Dinner – Art Stars, Maryland Art Place, Morgan Stanley Building, Baltimore, 2013.

-House Dignified, Area 405, Baltimore, MD, 2013.

-Sondheim Semifinalists Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD, 2013.

-*Amanda Burnham and Katie Shima, Bridge Gallery, New York, NY, 2012.

-The House Show, d center, Baltimore, MD, 2012.

-Sondheim Semifinalists Exhibition, Meyerhoff Gallery, MICA, Baltimore, MD, 2012.

-Beyond the Parking Lot, Artisphere, Arlington, VA, 2012.

-Sight (Un)Scene, Benrimon Contemporary, New York, NY, 2012.

Selected Awards/Honors

-Rubys Individual Artist Project Grant ($10,000), Greater Baltimore Cultural Alliance, 2014.

-Maryland State Art Council, Individual Artist Award ($3,000), 2010 and 2013.

-Creative Baltimore Fund, Mayor’s Individual Artist Grant ($5,000), 2014.

-Sondheim Art Prize, Semifinalist, 2012, 2013, and 2014.

-Embassy of Foreign Artists, 2015 Fellowship Recipient, Geneva, Switzerland, 2014.

-Swatch Art Peace Hotel 2015 Residency Award, Shanghai, China, 2014.

-The Lock-Up, Newcastle, Australia, 2015 Residency Award, 2014.

-Trawick Prize, Semifinalist, 2013 and 2014.

Courses Taught

  • ART 211 Drawing: Observation and Invention
  • ART 498/497 BFA Project/Senior Project
  • ART 784 Grad Seminar in College Teaching
  • ART 880 MFA Project