Amy Pleasant & Pete Schulte

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Amy Pleasant:

Amy Pleasant received a BFA from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and an MFA from the Tyler School of Art, Philadelphia.  Her work has been exhibited in venues such as the Birmingham Museum of Art, the Mason Scharfenstein Museum of Art, the Atlanta Contemporary Art Center, the Knoxville Museum of Art, Candyland, Stockholm, Sweden, The Weatherspoon Museum of Art, The Hunter Museum of American Art, The Columbus Museum of Art, The Wiregrass Museum of Art, The National Museum of Women in the Arts, the Southeastern Center for Contemporary Art, The Mobile Museum of Art, and the U.S. Embassy, Prague, Czech Republic.  Her work has been reviewed in publications such as Sculpture, The Brooklyn Rail, Art in America, artforum.com, Art Papers, and BURNAWAY.

Amy Pleasant currently lives and works in Birmingham, Alabama and is represented by Jeff Bailey Gallery, New York and Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, Georgia.  She is also the co-founder of the curatorial initiative, The Fuel And Lumber Company.

Pete Schulte:

Pete Schulte was born and raised in a country called the Midwest. He received an MFA from The University of Iowa in 2008.  Drawing is the cornerstone of a practice, which includes the integration of sculpture, site-specific, and curatorial activities. Recent exhibitions include Build A Fire at whitespace in Atlanta, Drawings and Paintings with John Dilg at Jeff Bailey Gallery in Hudson, New York, Between Moth And Flame at whitespec in Atlanta, A Letter Edged In Black at The Visual Arts Gallery at the University of Alabama at Birmingham, and Pardon up Here at Luise Ross Gallery in New York. His work has been included in recent group exhibitions at Look&Listen in Saint-Chamas, France and in Simplest Means at Jeff Bailey Gallery in New York. He has been awarded residencies at Yaddo, Bemis Center for Contemporary Art, Atlantic Center For Art and Threewalls. Art in America, Burnaway, and The New Art Examiner have reviewed his work, among others. Pete Schulte lives and works in Tuscaloosa, where he teaches at The University of Alabama. He co-founded The Fuel And Lumber Company with Amy Pleasant in summer of 2013.