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A C A D E M I C S
2016 MFA in Studio Art, Maine College of Art, Portland, ME.
2008 BFA in Studio Art, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

S O L O * S H O W S
2016 Scrying Table, Packing Plant, Presented by Coop Gallery and mild climate, Nashville, TN
2014 Ghosts at Merritt Mansion, Presented by Coop Gallery,” Merritt Mansion, Nashville, TN
2012 Greater Secrets, Belcourt Cinema Gallery, Nashville, TN
2009 Dreadful Beasts: Drawings from My Great Aunt's Cat Scrapbooks, Canio's Gallery, Sag Harbor, NY

2008 Protection, Point 5 Gallery, Albany, NY

2007 Solo Show, Kismet Gallery, Troy, NY


T W O - P E R S O N * S H O W S
2012 Portraits of Hero-Ladays with Luke Howard, Art House IV, Nashville, TN
2011 House Stories with Rachel Gresham, Space Gallery, Nashville, TN
2009 Dolls and Houses with Jeanelle Myers, Parrish Hall, Sag Harbor, NY

G R O U P * S H O W S
2016 MFA Thesis Exhibition, Institute of Contemporary Art, Portland, ME
2016 Absolutely Incredible, The University of Tennesee at Chattanooga, Chattanooga, TN
2015 Turndown Service, The Southeastern College Art Conference (SECAC) Pittsburgh, Pittsburgh, PA
2012 Dog Is in the Details, Grizzly Grizzly Collective, Philadelphia, PA
2012 Nice to See You, Coop Gallery, Nashville, TN
2011 Family Tree Showcase, Ugly Mugs Café, Nashville, TN

2008 Inhabit, Galerie Yergeau, Montreal, QC
2007 Random Access, Concordia University, Montreal, QC

2006 Albany Artists Showcase, Fresh Produce Gallery, Albany, NY

S C R E E N I N G S
2015 99% of Statistics Are Bullshit. Gullbrannafestivalen, Halmstad, Sweden.
2012 Weather, Art House IV, Nashville, TN

2011 Family Tree Art Collective Presents, the 5spot, Nashville, TN

P U B L I C A T I O N S / P U B L I C * R E A D I N G S
2015 “Words on Wax,” Fait Accompli, Photographs by Veronica Perez; essays by Amelia Garretson-Persans and Christopher Stiegler
2014 “Notes from the 422nd Annual Wraiths for Writing Conference,” Country Life, A Nashville Scene Arts and Culture Blog, Nashville, TN
2012 Featured reader at Poetry Sucks! A Night of Poetry, Music, and All Sorts of Bad Language, Nashville, TN
2012 "On Oysters" essay and illustration, The 2nd Hand, Nashville, TN

R E S I D E N C I E S / G R A N T S / T A L K S
2016 Digital Narratives Residency, Banff Centre, Banff, Alberta
2016 Professional Development and Entrepreneurship Grant recipient, Artists at Work, Portland, ME
2008 Concordia University Special Projects Grant for Self-Publishing

2006 Featured speaker at the "Why Melville Matters Now" symposium, Albany Academy, Albany, NY

S E L E C T E D * P R E S S
2014 “Emerson Hart ‘Hurricane’ video premiere” by Lauren Moraski. CBSNews.com
2013 Fort Roll-up: Amelia Garretson-Persans, Podcast Interview

2012 “November's Artist of the Month: Amelia Garretson-Persans” by Laura Hutson, Country Life, A Nashville Scene Arts and Culture Blog
2012 "By Lightning!'s 'Weather,' Those Darlins' 'Mystic Mind,' Rayland Baxter's Attic Session’ [Fresh Vids]" from D. Patrick Rodger's Moving Pictures column

2010 "Book Review: Amelia Garretson-Persans' House Stories" by Stacy Dermont, Dan’s Papers

2009 "'Dolls and Houses' Exhibition Evokes Childhood Memories" by Eileen Casey, Hamptons.com
2007 Featured artist and interview with The Void: Concordia’s Literary Arts Journal