Education
2012  Rhode Island School of Design, MFA Printmaking
2004  Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, BFA (Concentration: Printmaking and Painting)
 

Solo Shows and Site Specific Installations
2017
Sliver, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ (upcoming solo show – June)
2015
Library, The Winter Shack, Brooklyn, NY
Conduit, This Friday or Next Friday, Brooklyn, NY
2014
Stratospheric, collaboration with Lisa Conrad, site-responsive installation, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
The Line, site-specific installation, The Floating Library, Pier 25, NY NY
2013
Muscle Lattice, site-responsive installation, 2013 DUMBO Studio Tour Installation, Brooklyn NY
Expanding Sinews, site-responsive charcoal drawing on the aft deck of the tallship Antigua, Svalbard, Arctic Circle
2009
Amanda Thackray: Age of Eruption, Women’s Studio Workshop, Rosendale NY
 

Selected Group Exhibitions
2017
9th International Printmaking Biennial Douro, Portugal
Nasty Women, The Knockdown Center, Maspeth, Queens, NYC
2016
Endless Biennial, 20/20 Gallery, Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts, NY NY
Precarious Constructs, Venus Knitting Art Space, Brooklyn NY
Cherry Blossoms in Winter, commissioned semi-permanent outdoor installation, Branch Brook Park, Newark NJ
Raw Forms Forum, Newark Museum, Newark NJ
Accumulating Experience, 24 Maiden Lane, Newark Open Doors, Newark NJ
Crossroads, El Paper exhibition at the LIC Arts Open, Long Island City, NY
Everyone In Their Own Way, Arts Guild of New Jersey, Rahway, NJ
The Cure for Anything, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
2015
Between the Lines, Newark Print Shop, Newark NJ
Forum in Form, Index Art Center, Newark NJ
Echo, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ
ArtReach XXIII Mentorship Program, City Without Walls, Newark NJ
Deep End, Maxon Mills at The Wassaic Project, Wassaic, NY
Then and Now: Ten Years of Residencies at The Center for Book Arts, Center for Book Arts, NY NY
2014
Prologue – Epilogue, The Gateway Center, Newark, NJ
Limited Edition, Index Art Center, Newark NJ
New Digs, Index Art Center, Newark NJ
Ready or Not: NJ Arts Annual, Newark Museum, Newark NJ
Terra Incognita, Curious Matter, Jersey City NJ
Forever 39, Center for Book Arts Annual Benefit Show and Auction, Center for Book Arts, NY NY
2013
Annual Transformer Gallery Auction, Corcoran Gallery of Art, Washington D.C.
The Medicine Show, Central Booking Gallery, NY NY
Traces of Absence, Manhattan Graphics Center, NY NY
2013 Scholars for Advanced Study in Book Arts, Center for Book Arts, NY NY
Textile Show, The Art Factory, Patterson NJ
The Al-Mutanabbi Street Coalition Artists’ Book Project Traveling Exhibition -- The John Rylands Library, Manchester, UK;
Cambridge Arts Council, Cambridge, Massachusetts; Center for Book Arts, NY NY, et al.
Cell Mates, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange NJ
Pressing Relations: RISD Graduate Printmaking, ACNY, Brooklyn NY
Metamorphosis, Electric Lotus Gallery, Boonton NJ
Text Out of Context, Hewlett Gallery, Marymount Manhattan College, NY NY
S’Long As Its Yours, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ
2012
Collection: TEN years of _gaia exhibition at TenMarc Gallery (Jersey City Studio Tour)
Textural Landscapes, Kirk Bray, J Carpenter, Kayt Hester & Amanda Thackray, TenMarc Gallery, Jersey City NJ
Colors, BWAC, Brooklyn NY
Work: Pilchuck Staff Show, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle WA
Show Me Your Glands, NARS Foundation, Brooklyn NY
RISD Graduate Thesis Exhibition, Rhode Island Convention Center, Providence RI
The Print Booked, Ken Kirschmann Artspace, New Orleans Center for Creative Arts (part of 2012 SGC Conference)
2011
Data In/Data Out, Walsh Gallery, Seton Hall University, South Orange, NJ
2011 New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, Paul Robeson Gallery, Rutgers Newark, NJ
RISD Printmaking Triennial, Woods-Gerry Gallery, Providence, RI
Newmediator Group Show, Highland Park, NJ
On Our Minds and in Our Lenses, Gallery Aferro, Newark NJ
International Print & Stencil Exchange, Manhattan Graphics Center, NY NY
2010
RISD Expose, Providence RI
Biennial MFA Printmaking Show, Sol Koffler Gallery, Providence, RI
Fete Films #1: Independent Film Shorts, Paul Vincent Studios, Hoboken
Material Translations: Artists’ Books from 1970 to Now, Arts Council of Princeton, Princeton NJ
Glossolalia, 58 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
The Golden Door, Jersey City, NJ
Rock Dreams: Artists Make Songs, Index Art Center, Newark, NJ
2009
Theater Town, NJIT, Newark, NJ
Amandaconda, 4th Street Art and Music Festival, Jersey City NJ (JC Artists Studio Tour)
Filmideo, Index Art Center, Newark NJ
Open Source Embroidery, BildMuseet at University of Umea, Sweden
Girls and Weakness, Lex Leonard Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
OSE Fika Collective Yarn Patchwork, HUMLab Syjunta, Umea University, Sweden
2008
35th Anniversary Benefit Show, The Printmaking Council of NJ, Branchburg, NJ
The Westinghouse Project, NJIT, Newark, NJ
Artwalking: Bedford Avenue, Williamsburg, Brooklyn, NY
Networked, Gallery Aferro, Newark, NJ
Mapping Correspondence: Mail Art in the 21st Century, Center for Book Arts, Chelsea, NY
WWIII: Wonder Women Project at _gaia, Mana Fine Arts, Jersey City, NJ
2007
Small Miracles, Atlantic Gallery, Chelsea, New York, NY
Earthscapes, Mary Benson Gallery, Jersey City, NJ (JC Artists Studio Tour)
Inside/Outside, Waldo Lofts, Jersey City, NJ (JC Artists Studio Tour)
Playing for Keeps – Toys and Their Side Effects, Atlantic Gallery, SoHo, NY
What Have You Got To Say?, Atlantic Gallery, SoHo, NY
 
Awards and Appointments
Artist Juror for Center for Book Arts Scholarship for Advanced Studies in the Book Arts Program, 2016
Judge, Student Exhibition, College of St. Elizabeth, Morristown, NJ, 2016
ArtReach XXIII Mentorship Program, City Without Walls, 2015 - 2016
Artist Juror for Center for Book Arts Scholarship for Advanced Studies in the Book Arts Program, 2015
Emergency Grant, Center for Contemporary Arts, 2014
Juror for the Konrad Artist in Residence Program, The Printmaking Center of New Jersey, Branchburg NJ, 2014
Professional Witness, Successful Guinness Book of World Records Largest Monotype Attempt, Newark NJ, 2013
Print Shop Intern at Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle, WA, July/August 2012
RISD Nature Lab Graduate Assistantship, Rhode Island School of Design, 2011 - 2012
Graduate Teaching Assistantship, Rhode Island School of Design, 2010 - 2012
Sitings 2012 short-list, RISD Museum, Providence RI
The Golden Door, Jersey City NJ, commissioned semi-permanent installation, summer 2010
 
Residencies
NJ Glass Workshop, Wheaton Arts, Millville, NJ, Summer 2016
Creative Capital Professional Development Blended Learning Program, Spring 2016
38th Voyage Residency, The Charles W. Morgan, Mystic Seaport, CT, July 2014
The Wassaic Project Residency, Wassiac, NY, June 2014
Gallery Aferro Studio Residency, Newark, NJ, September 2014 – present
The Arctic Circle Residency, Svalbard, Norway, June-July 2013
Scholarship for Advanced Studies in the Book Arts, The Center for Book Arts, NY, NY 2012 - 2013
Women’ Studio Workshop, Artist’s Book Production Residency Grant, Spring 2009
Vermont Studio Center Residency, Fellowship, March 2007
  
 
Public Collections
Alexander Library Special Collections, Rutgers University, NJ                         
Museum of Modern Art Library, NY NY
Center for Book Arts, NY                                                                                                   Florida State University, FL
Indiana University (Bloomington), IN                                                                            Mediatheque Andre Malraux, Strasbourg, France
Newark Public Library, NJ                                                                                                 University of Michigan, MI
University of Delaware, DE                                                                                               Virginia Commonwealth University, VA
Vassar College, NY                                                                                           
Yale University, CT
Wallace Memorial Library- RIT, NY                                                                                 BildMuseet at University of Umea, Sweden
The Library of Congress, Washington DC                                                                  
RISD Special Collections, RISD Library, Providence, RI
 
 
Lectures
Panel Discussion, Forum in Form, Index Art Center, Newark NJ
Roundtable Talk - Then and Now, Center for Book Arts, NY NY, 2015
Artist’s Book Lecture, Saint Peter’s Prep, Jersey City, NJ, 2014
Artist’s Book Lecture, Brown University, Providence RI 2012
Shop Coordinator Presentation, Pilchuck Glass School, Seattle WA, July, August 2014
Featured Speaker, Money, Currency, Value and Exchange - 2011 New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, November 2011
Panel Discussion, Material Translations, Paul Robeson Center for the Arts, Princeton NJ, October 21, 2010
Residents’ public presentation, Women’ Studio Workshop, May 2009
Featured Panel Speaker, Celebration of New Jersey Authors Reception, New Jersey Center for the Book, April 2006
Featured Speaker, Detritavores - 2005 New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, November 2005
 
 
Curatorial Experience
Filmideo Night 2, co-curated with Karl Erickson, Index Gallery, Newark NJ
Come Here, I Need You, co-curated with Raine Vasquez, Gelman Gallery, RISD Museum, Providence, RI
Research and Reverie: The Art and Craft of Letterpress – 2010 NJBAS, Dana Library, Rutgers Newark, NJ
Glossolalia, 58 Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
I and Thou: The Book as Community – 2009 NJ Book Arts Symposium, Dana Library, Rutgers Newark, NJ
Decoded, Es Oro Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Resistance! – 2008 New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, Dana Library, Rutgers Newark, NJ
The Information is Not Knowledge (JC Artists Studio Tour 2008), Garden-Level Gallery, Jersey City, NJ
Corporeal – 2007 New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, Dana Library, Rutgers Newark, NJ
Books with Movable Parts - 2006 New Jersey Book Arts Symposium, Dana Library, Rutgers Newark, NJ
 
 
Teaching Experience
Adjunct Lecturer, Extended Media, SUNY Purchase, Spring 2017
Adjunct Lecturer, Introduction to Silkscreen, SUNY Purchase, Spring 2016
Adjunct Lecturer, Book Arts: Time, Space, Structure, SUNY Purchase, Fall 2015
Adjunct Lecturer, Introduction to Lithography, SUNY Purchase, Fall 2014 - present
Part-time Lecturer, Introduction to Art Appreciation, online course, Rutgers University, Spring 2014 - present
Part-time Lecturer, Artist’s Books, Mason Gross School of the Arts, Rutgers University, Spring 2014
Lithography Workshop, Introduction to Printmaking, Professor Daniel Heyman, Spring 2013, Princeton University
Printmaking Shop Technician, Princeton University, Spring 2013, Spring 2014, Spring 2015
Bookbinding for Letterpress Demo, Advanced Letterpress, Professor Daniel Wood, Spring 2012, RISD
Instructor of Record, Introduction to Lithography, Wintersession 2012, RISD
Bookbinding for Letterpress Demo, Introduction to Letterpress, Professor Daniel Wood, Fall 2011, RISD
Teaching Assistant, Senior Critique Class, Professor Brian Shure, Fall 2011, RISD
Teaching Assistant, Introduction to Letterpress, Professor Daniel Wood, Spring 2011, RISD
Teaching Assistant, History of Illustration, Professor Susan Doyle, Fall 2010, RISD
 
 
Group Affiliations
Central Booking Magazine, Editor and Designer, 2012 - April 2014
PCNJ NJ Artist/Master Printer Collaborations project grant proposal committee, 2011
New Jersey Book Arts Symposium Planning Committee, 2007– present
_gaia Womens’ Artist Collective – gaiastudio.org, member 2005 – present
 

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