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Alyssa McClenaghan (b. 1988, NY)

 

Education:

 

Brooklyn College, Master of Fine Arts,  2016

State University of New York at Albany, Bachelor of Arts, 2014

Hudson Valley Community College, Associate of Science, 2010

 

Selected Exhibitions:

2018     21st International Open, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

           Site Menagerie, Hewn Projects, Yonkers Arts Weekend, Yonkers, NY

 

2017    The Fence Show, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY

           Yonkers Arts Weekend, Ruff Art, Yonkers, NY

           Identity, Novado Gallery, Jersey City, New Jersey

 

2016    Thru Line: Brooklyn College Master of Fine Art Thesis Exhibition, Moynihan Station, New York, NY

           Sensibility, Daily Grind, Troy, NY 

 

2015    Second Year MFA Show, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

          bigSMALLworks, Thomas Hunter Project Room,  New York, NY

          Organic Construction & the Interior Domain, Albany Public Library-Pine Hills, Albany, NY, April-September

 

2014     First Year MFA Show, Brooklyn College, Brooklyn, NY

           The Fence Show, The Arts Center of the Capital Region, Troy, NY

           Ramen Noodle Diet, Albany Center Gallery, Albany, NY

 

2013     Collective 113: A Group Show of Young Emerging Artists, CollarWorks Gallery, Troy, NY

 

2010     Process in Progress, The Teaching Gallery, Troy, NY

 

Awards/Residencies:

2018     Artist in Residence, Woodstock Byrdcliffe Guild, Woodstock, NY

2017     Artist in Residence, The Studios at MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA

2016     Summa Cum Laude - Brooklyn College

2014     Summa Cum Laude - SUNY Albany

2014     Roanne Kulakoff Research Award, SUNY Albany

2014     Departmental Undergraduate Award in Drawing and Painting, SUNY Albany

 

Writing/Publications:

 

2017      Days Later, I Reflect: NYC Armory Week, Contribution to Open House Blog

            https://openhouseblog.nyc/2017/03/09/days-later-i-reflect-nyc-armory-week-2/

           

            Taja Lindley// This Ain’t A Eulogy: A Ritual for Re-Membering, Contribution to Open House Blog

            https://openhouseblog.nyc/2017/03/05/taja-lindley-this-aint-a-eulogy-a-ritual-for-re- membering-2/

           

            Going Political: Highlights of SPRING/BREAK Art Show, Contribution to Open House Blog

            https://openhouseblog.nyc/2017/03/05/going-political-highlights-of-springbreak-art-show-2017

 

2016      Moving Within: An Emerging Artist’s Thoughts on Agnes Martin, Contribution to Open House Blog

            http://openhouseblog.nyc/2016/11/21/moving-within-an-emerging-artists-thoughts-on-agnes-martin/

 

 

Curatorial Work:

 

2016       Mediating Illusion: Landscapes, Curatorial Assistant, Albany Public Library, Pine Hills Branch, Albany, NY

 

2015       Organic Construction & the Interior Domain, Curatorial Assistant, Albany Public Library, Pine Hills Branch, Albany, NY