Solo Exhibition at Artlink Contemporary
May 18- June 22, 2018
Survival in nature is dependent on resilience and adaption. In a time of political/cultural/environmental uncertainty, I find comfort and strength in this basic biological understanding: work begets growth—new and stronger tissue. I am captivated by the mutability of the human body, and I visually investigate biological processes as a foundation for my work.
This series of print collages is entitled Anatomica liminalis—these beings are in transformation between states. There is a discomfort or awkwardness in this shift, while paired with an ability to stretch, grow and adapt. This imagery is inspired by human and zoological morphology−susceptible to trauma, regrowth and resilience. These are woodblock prints on Sekishu paper, cut, and rejoined together in new and evolving forms. I look at these as an anatomical atlas of change— one which is unhindered by physiological or morphological limitations, adapting and evolving
before the viewer.
Come see the show in person!
300 E MAIN STREET, FORT WAYNE, IN 46802, USA260-424-7195
Tuesday - Saturday 12PM-7PM
Artlink Contemporary Gallery's 37th Annual National Print Exhibition
Come see the show! I'm thrilled to be included in Artlink's annual national print exhibition-- great group and wonderful print work.
March 31st - May 5th, 2017, with an opening reception on March 31st from 6:00-9:00 p.m.
Artlink Contemporary Gallery
300 E Main St.,
Fort Wayne, IN 46802
National Collage Society 32nd Annual Juried Exhibit
Amanda Lilleston is participating in the National Collage Society's 32nd Annual Juried Exhibition at Kent State University. This years exhibition includes an exceptional group of international collage artists.
The goal of the National Collage Society is to foster the appreciation and interest in the recognized medium of collage. Collage has only been identified and defined during the twentieth century. The NCS, Inc. advances the stature of collage as a major art medium and assists in the public education through exhibits and workshops, lectures and publications.
141 East Main Street Kent, Ohio
Hours: Mon - Wed 9:30- 6 PM
Thurs 9:30 - 8 PM
Fri 9:30 - 7 PM
Sat 10-4 and Sun 12- 5
In addition to the live show at the Downtown Gallery, School of Art, Kent State University in Kent, OH the exhibit is also available online: see works selected for the exhibition in the online portfolio.
A Fresh Field of Life: Artists, Naturalists and the Vision for Acadia
This summer, my prints will be on view in Bar Harbor, ME as MDI Biological Laboratory presents: A Fresh Field of Life: Artists, Naturalists and the Vision for Acadia. This is the annual Art Meets Science exhibition on Mount Desert Island.
"Concurrent with the centennial celebration of Acadia National Park, this year’s exhibition tells the story of art and science coming together on this island in the 19th century, the founding of a national park and how art and science connect our knowledge in the 21st century."
MDI Biological Laboratory
Prints on view June 20 through September 30
Opening reception on July 7, from 4:00 to 7:00 p.m
159 Old Bar Harbor Rd
Bar Harbor, ME
Received Fort Wayne Museum of Art Purchase Award at 36th Annual National Print Exhibition at Artlink Contemporary
36th Annual National Print Exhibition at Artlink Contemporary
I am participating in the 36th Annual National Print Exhibition at Artlink Contemporary Gallery in Indiana. Check back for more updates and details about the show and the opening reception.
April 22 through May 25
Opening reception: April 22, 2016
300 East Main Street
Fort Wayne, Indiana
Amanda Lilleston print featured 41st edition eBook of Gray’s Anatomy
Elsevier, a world-leading provider of scientific, technical and medical information products and services, and publisher of Gray’s Anatomy, the world’s most famous anatomical reference, has selected Amanda Lilleston of Ann Arbor, Mich., as the winner of the Gray’s Anatomy Art Contest. Christopher Smith of Silver Springs, Md., was named runner-up.
Lilleston will receive a $1,000 grand prize for her winning submission. In addition, the winning and runner-up submissions will be featured in the new 41st edition eBook of Gray’s Anatomy, which publishes in October 2015.
“'The winning artworks exemplify different aspects of the art of anatomy, which reflect their very different inspirations. One is highly personal and non-representational; the other, a 21st century evocation of the drawings of earlier embryologists such as His and Streeter,” said Susan Standring, PhD, DSc, Emeritus Professor of Anatomy, King’s College London, Anatomy Development Tutor, Royal College of Surgeons of England (RCSEng), and Editor-in-Chief of Gray’s Anatomy. “The energy that spills from Amanda Lilleston’s turbulent print contrasts with the controlled delicacy of Christopher Smith’s delineation of the developing brain.” Ms. Standring served as judge for the contest.
Lilleston, an employee in the Anatomical Services Department of the University of Michigan Medical School, said that the inspiration for her submission came from a combination of her previous work as a Wilderness Emergency Medical Technician and her training as an ecological biologist. “I tend to look at a human as I might look at a landscape, discerning unique characteristics that indicate a specialized relationship with the world. Sometimes, all we can learn about a person is how their physical body was shaped by their life, a clear interpretation of someone’s physical existence in the world.”
Elsevier launched the Gray’s Anatomy Art Contest in the Fall of 2014. The contest challenged artists to submit original artwork that depicts clear, striking, novel or innovative views of anatomy relevant to modern clinical practice. Elsevier received submissions from artists, medical illustrators, students and physicians worldwide.
Full annoucement from Elsevier here
exhibiting at Sohns Gallery during Bangor Art Walk
Bangor Art walk will be taking place March 25, 2016. My prints will be on display at Sohns Gallery from 3/25 - 4/8.
36 Central Street
10am - 6pm
8th International Triennial Colour in Graphic Arts in Torún, Poland
Work by Stamps Professor Endi Poskovic and alumna Amanda Lilleston (MFA 2012) is featured in the 8th International Print Triennial, “Color in Graphic Art - Duets”, in Torun, Poland. The exhibition, open through October 31, 2015, features work by young artists, showing new paths for the development of the discipline.
8th International Graphic Triennial “Color in Graphic Art” – Duets
curated by: Miroslaw Pawlowski
THE WOZOWNIA ART GALLERY
ul. Rabianska 20
87-100 Torun, Poland
Show dates: 9/25/15 - 10/31/15
Amanda Lilleston prints featured in Street Anatomy