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Amanda Assaley
aassal1@saic.edu
Lives and works in Chicago, IL

EDUCATION
2018
The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, BFA | Chicago, IL

RESIDENCIES
2018
(forthcoming) ACRE Residency | ACRE Projects, 1345 W 19th St, Chicago, IL
2017
Yale School of Art at Norfolk | Ellen Battell Stoeckel Estate, 20 Litchfield Rd Norfolk, CT

EXHIBITIONS
2018
BFA Spring Thesis Exhibition | Sullivan Galleries, 33 S State St, Chicago, IL
2017
Realizing Things | Two-Person Exhibition | Gallery X, 280 S Columbus Dr, Chicago, IL
Especially Now | DFBRL8R Gallery, 1463 W Chicago Ave, Chicago, IL
2016
Open Til Tomorrow | Red Door Gallery, 1457 W. Blackhawk St, Chicago, IL
2015
ArtBash | Alt-Space Installation | SAIC Leroy Neiman Center, 37 S. Wabash Ave, Chicago, IL

COLLECTIONS
Textile Resource Center | School of the Art Institute of Chicago, 37 S Wabash Chicago, IL

EXPERIENCE
2017-Present
Zakaib, Founder and Director | 3491 N Elston Ave, Chicago, IL
2016-2017
True Form Productions, Mold Making and Foundry Assistant | 1252 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL
2016
Chicago Crucible, Intern | 1248 N Central Park Ave, Chicago, IL

EVENTS AND PROJECTS
2018
Bilad Al Sham United: a conversation with SJP on Syria, refugees, and U.S. policy in the Middle East, Lead Organizer and Moderator | 37 S State St., Chicago, IL
Students for Justice in Palestine Conversations: Boycott, Divestment, Sanctions, Organizer | 37 S State St., Chicago, IL
Students for Justice in Palestine Conversations: Censorship, Organizer | 37 S State St., Chicago, IL
2017
Students for Justice in Palestine Conversations: The Balfour Declaration, Organizer | 37 S State St., Chicago, IL