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20140312154255-webakecakesandnothingsthematter
We Bake Cakes and Nothing's the Matter, 2011 Oil on Linen on Panel 39x39 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312154910-camelia_state
Camelia State, 2013 Oil on Burlap 27.5x35.5 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312155056-she-was-in-the-garden
She was in the Garden, 2013 Oil on Burlap 31.5x43.4 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312155157-the_sequel_will_have_new_characters_but_the_themes_remain_the_same
The Sequel Will Have New Characters but the Themes Remain the Same, 2013 Oil on Burlap 28x28 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312155316-atollwillbetaken
A Toll Will Be Taken, 2013 Oil on Burlap 28.5x35.5 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312155413-lisa
Lisa, 1013 Oil on Burlap on Panel 24x15.75 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312155727-and_yet_i_feel_fine
And Yet, I Feel Fine, 2013 Oil on Burlap 47.25x36 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312155837-mireya
Mireya, 2011 Oil on Burlap on Panel 5 1/2x7 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312160036-amesklein_kiley_sign_of_the_four-new
Sign of the Four, 2012 Oil on Burlap on Panel 30x24 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312160138-gold-in-the-shadow
Gold in the Shadows, 2012 Oil on Burlap on Panel 30x30 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312160250-your_melody
Your Melody, 2012 Oil on Burlap on Panel 11.8x11.8 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312160343-slipping-the-surly_new
Slipping the Surly, 2012 Oil on Burlap on Panel 48x60 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312160440-and_still_it_looms
And Still it Looms, 2012 Oil on Burlap on Panel 24x30 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312160551-waiting-somewhere
Waiting Somewhere, 2012 Oil on Burlap on Panel 16x16 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312160649-men_s-gym
Middle of Men's Gym, 2012 Oil on Burlap on Panel 18 1/2x6 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312160916-always-in-the-realm_new
Always in the Realm, 2012 Oil on Burlap on Panel 40x53 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312161012-thelightleads
The Light that Leads, 2013 Oil on Burlap 31.5x31.5 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312161125-always-an-audience
Always an Audience, 2011 Oil on Burlap on Panel 36x9 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312161310-glwp_1
Great Ladies at Work and Play #1, 2012 Wire, Paper Clay, Burlap, Oil Paint 8.3x12x12 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312161414-glwp_2
Great Ladies at Work and Play #2, 2012 Wire, Paper Clay, Burlap, Oil Paint 12x4x8.3 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312161504-glwp_3
Great Ladies at Work and Play #3, 2012 Wire, Paper Clay, Burlap, Oil Paint 12x12.2x7.9 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312161636-glwp_4
Great Ladies at Work and Play #4, 2012 Wire, Paper Clay, Burlap, Oil Paint 10.5x9.5x12 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312161743-glwp_5
Great Ladies at Work and Play #5, 2013 Wire, Paper Clay, Burlap, Oil Paint 19.6x9.x10 © ©kileyames
20140312161846-glwp_6
Great Ladies at Work and Play #6, 2013 Wire, Paper Clay, Burlap, Oil Paint 12.6x10.5x8.3 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312161936-glwp_7
Great Ladies at Work and Play #7, 2013 Wire, Paper Clay, Burlap, Oil Paint 15x14.5x8.3 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312162051-glwp_8
Great Ladies at Work and Play #8, 2013 Wire, Paper Clay, Burlap, Oil Paint 12.8x8.3x8.3 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312163431-shake_the_excess_2
A Strange Sense of Peace, 2013 Wire, Wood, Air Dry Clay, Oil Paint 16x8.5x5.5 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312163731-appreciate_the_other_frontview
Appreciate the Other, 2013 Wire, Wood, Air Dry Clay, Oil Paint 35x11.5x8 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312163848-the-couple
The Couple, 2013 Wire, Paper Clay, Burlap, Oil Paint 11.75x9x5.75 Inches © ©kileyames
20140312164051-study_appreciatetheother
Study for Appreciate the Other, 2014 Wire, Wood, Air Dry Clay, Oil Paint 6x7x19 Inches © ©kileyames
Quick Facts
Lives in
Brooklyn
Works in
Brooklyn
Schools
Art Center College of Design, 2005, BFA
New York Academy of Art, 2011, MFA
University of California, Los Angeles (UCLA)
Statement

KILEY AMES

EDUCATION

2011     MFA Painting, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY           

2005      BFA Illustration, Art Center College of Design, Los Angeles, CA            

2001      Italian Language, University of California at Berkeley, CA ,

1999      BA History, University of California at Los Angeles, Los Angeles, CA                                                      

EXHIBITIONS

2014  

“Gute Nachrichten aus der Halle 14/Benefiz-Auktion, Halle 14, Leipzig, Germany, Group Show

2013      

“Ninth Annual Small Works Show”, 440 Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, Group Show

“Beethoven Festival: LOVE”, Merit School of Music, Chicago, ILL, Group Show

“The First Settlers” Halle 14, 1. OG, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

“Lacunae”, Halle 14, 1.OG, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

“Icb Setze den Fuss in die Luft, und sie trug,” Museum Lytke, Leipzig, Germany, Group Show

“Swipe Again, “ Single Fare 3, RH Gallery, NY, Group Show

“ Mutatis Mutandis”, Halle 14, 1.OG, Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany, Group Show

2012

“Take Home a Nude”, Sotheby’s, ,New York, NY, Group Show/Art Auction

“Kunst + Kapital”, Westpol, Leipzig, Germany, Group show

“A Good Cup of Hope.”Spinnerei Halle 14, 1.OG, Leipzig, Germany, Group show

“Summer Exhibition”, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY, Group Show

“The Cave”, Front Runner Gallery, New York, NY, Group Show

2011  

“Mutual Vision: Six Young Sino-American Artists Exhibition”, MOUart, Beijing, China, Group Show

“Summer Exhibition”, Flowers Gallery, New York, NY, Group Show

“First Impressions & Formative Experience”, Mediala Rack & Hamper Gallery, New York, NY, Group Show

“Uncharted”, MFA Thesis Exhibition, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, Group Show “Single Fare 2, Please Swipe Again”, Sloan Fine Art, New York, NY, group show

 College Art Association, New York, NY, Group Show     

2010  

“Summer Exhibition”, New York Academy of Art, New York, NY, Group Show

“Single Fare”, Brooklyn, NY, Group Show

2009    “Fellow’s Pix”, New York, NY, New York Academy of Art, Group Show

2006     “Young Blood”, Billy Shire Fine Arts, Culver City, CA, Group Show                                                                                           

PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2009-present    Annie Leibovitz Studio, Archive assistant, visual and creative research for upcoming shoots, production and post-production, Personal assistant, New York, NY

2008-2009       Art Center College of Design, At Night , Art Instructor: Introduction to Drawing, substitute for Composition and Drawing, Pasadena, CA

2006                Annie Leibovitz Studio Internship, New York, NY

2007                Portfolio One, Freelance production on shoots including photographers Annie Leibovitz, and Walter Chin, Los Angeles, CA

2006-2010       Art Center College of Design, Saturday High, Art Instructor, Painter’s Process Workshop, Figure Drawing, Pasadena, CA

2006-2008        Brentwood Art Center, Instructor, Intro to figure drawing, painting, mixed media,  Brentwood, CA

2003-2005        Art Center College of Design, Teaching Assistant, Digital Design, Design 2,  Drawing for Illustration, Analytical Figure Drawing, Pasadena, CA                                                    

2001                 Lorenzo, D’Medici Art Institute, Art History Concentration, Florence, IT                                  

2001-2002        California College of Arts and Crafts, Director’s Assistant for the Center for Art  and Public Life Oakland, CA

1998-1999,  2002-2009    West Hollywood Masters Swim Team, Coach, Los Angeles, CA

SELECTED HONORS AND AWARDS

2013        Artist Grant, Money for Women/Barbara Deming Memorial Fund, Wilton, NH  

2012      Artist in Residence, Pilotenkueche, Halle 14 Spinnerei, Leipzig, Germany

2011      Artist in Residence, Central Academy of Fine Arts Residency, Beijing, China and University of Shanghai College of Fine Arts, Shanghai China, in Conjunction with the CAFA Museum Biennial, awarded by New York Academy of Art, New York, NY

2010      Artist Grant, Leslie T. and Frances U. Posey Foundation, Sarasota, FL

              Portrait Scholarship, Grant from Peter Lewis and Janet Rosel, New York, NY

              New York Academy of Art, Merit Scholarship, New York, NY

2009       New York Academy of Art, Merit Scholarship, New York, NY

2005       Art Center College of Design, Graduated with Distinction, Dean’s List (2002-2005), Scholarship , Student Gallery (2004-2005), Pasadena, CA

1999      University of California at Los Angeles, Graduated Cum Laude, Dean’s List (1994-1999)

              UCLA Swim Team (1994-1998), Co Captain of Swim Team (1997-1998)