Currently based in Nashville, TN
b. 1985

EXHIBITIONS

2018

Elephant Gallery, Nashville TN, Clown Show, Group Exhibition, October 19 – November 10

Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville TN, Contemporary Art Nashville, Group Exhibition, October 13 – November 4

MASUR Museum, Monroe LA, Group Exhibition (Juried by Joel Parsons), July 12 - October 13 (Selected as Honorable Mention)

Wiregrass Museum of Art, Dothan AL, B18 Wiregrass Biennial, Group Exhibition, July 20- September 29

House Guest Gallery, Louisville KY, The Memory Closet,, Solo Exhibition, July 13-September 8

John C. Hutcheson Gallery, Lipscomb University, Nashville TN, The Weight of Play, Amelia Briggs, Douglas Degges and Carri Jobe, January 22 - March 9

2017

Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville TN, We Are Not Together YetSolo Exhibition, August 12 – September 3

Standard Projects, Hortonville WI, Settling the Ghost (curated by Kate Mothes of Young Space), Group Exhibition, July 14 - August 6

Ground Floor Gallery, Nashville TN,  Art of the South (juried by Mark Scala of Frist Art Museum), Group Exhibition, June 2 - 30

Zeitgeist Gallery, Nashville TN,  At Home (curated by Anna Zeitlin), Group Exhibition, March 4 – April 9

2016

David Lusk Gallery, Nashville and Memphis TN, Price is Right, Group Exhibition, August 1 – 31

Fluorescent Gallery, From Here (curated by Zach Searcy), Knoxville TN, Group Exhibition, May 6 – June 6

2015

David Lusk Gallery, Memphis and Nashville TN, Price is Right, Group Exhibition, August 1 - 31

David Lusk Gallery, Memphis TN, Coat Closet, Solo Installation, June 1 – July 3

The Martha and Robert Fogelman Galleries of Contemporary Art, Memphis TN, MAR, Three Person Exhibition, April 12 – May 4

2014

Scottish rite Cathedral, Memphis TN, Epilogue (curated by Jason Miller), Group Exhibition, October 10 – November 10

David Lusk Gallery, Memphis and Nashville TN, Price is Right, Group Exhibition, August 1 - 30

Solocumb Galleries, Johnson City TN, Kaleidoscopic Mind Wyatt Moody Biennial, Group Exhibition, July 7 – August 15

2013

Box Gallery, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN, Veil, Solo Installation, December 2 - 20

Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis TN, Chronos and Kairos (curated by Justin Bowles), Three Person Exhibition, July 10 – 31

Hyde Gallery, Memphis College of Art, Memphis TN, Overwhelming Captivations (curated by Robert Hollingsworth), Group Exhibition, May 31 – June 31

Memphis Social, Memphis TN, Street Trash (curated by Virginia Overton), Group Show, May 1 - 28

Plaine Gallery, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN, Best of Memphis (juried by David Lusk), Group Exhibition, February 1 – 28 (Selected as Best Graduate Work)

2011

Arts Council of Kalamazoo, Kalamazoo MI,  Becoming, Group Exhibition, September 1 - 22

2009

Chaos Gallery, Indianapolis IN,  Objectify, Two Person Exhibition, May 1 - 30

 GALLERY AFFILIATIONS  

Red Arrow Gallery, Nashville TN
Uprise Art, New York NY

 PUBLIC COLLECTIONS

Metro Arts Nashville 40 for 40 Project, Nashville Historic Metro Courthouse
The University of Memphis

SELECTED PRESS

WXNA, Artist Talk Hosted by Laura Hutson Hunter, Nashville TN, November 28, 2018

Maake Magazine, Issue 7, Curated by Tiger Strikes Asteroid, Interview with Amelia Briggs, Beatrice Helman, September 2018

Ruckus, The Memory Closet, Kevin Warth, Louisville KY, September 2018

Maake Magazine, Issue 7, Curated by Tiger Strikes Asteroid, October 2018

Mineral House Media, Carri Jobe, Amelia Briggs, & Douglas Degges: The Weight of Play [Analysis], Brianna Bass, March 2018

The Peachy Keen Podcast, AMELIA BRIGGS—AVOIDING SYMMETRY, THRIFTING MATERIALS & FINDING HER OWN VOICE AS AN ARTIST, Produced by Vivian Liddell, December 2017.

WeHome, Episode 4: Long-haulers, Produced by Erica Ciccarone, Nashville, TN, November 2017

The Tennessean, 'We Are Not Together Yet' at Red Arrow, Melinda Baker, Nashville, TN, August 24, 2017

Nashville Scene, Critics' Pick: We Are Not Together Yet, Laura Hutson, Nashville, TN, August 11, 2017.

Native Magazine, Things Fall Apart: Inside the Controlled Chaos of Artist Amelia Briggs, Cat Acree, Nashville, TN, Issue 62, August 2017

Nashville Arts Magazine, Becoming Themselves: we are not together yet Comes Together for Amelia Briggs, Megan Kelley, Nashville, TN, August 2017

Uprise Art Journal, Meet Amelia Briggs, New York, NY, May 2017 

Locate Arts, The Focus, Studio Visit: Amelia Briggs, Carri Jobe, Nashville TN, May 2017

Nashville Arts Magazine, At Home: Curator Anna Zeitlin Recreates the Gallery Space, Elaine Slayton Akin, Nashville TN, March 2017

The Tennessean, Eclectic Group Show at Zeitgeist Gallery, Melinda Baker, Nashville TN, March 2017

Young Space, Interview: Amelia Briggs, Kate Mothes, Hortonville WI, November 2016  

Fresh Paint Magazine, Artist Feature, International, Issue 8, Summer 2015

Nashville Scene, Four Point Review: Price is Right at David Lusk Gallery, Laura Hutson, August 14, 2014

Studio Visit Magazine, Open Studios Press, Artists Feature, Boston MA, Spring Edition 2014

 SELECTED EXPERIENCE

Juror for Members Exhibition, 2019 SECAC Conference, Chattanooga TN, October 2019

Director, David Lusk Gallery Nashville, Nashville TN, April 2017 - present

Marketing and Communications Manager, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis and Nashville TN, April 2015 - April 2017

Contributor, Locate Arts, The Focus, Tennessee, March 2016 – present

Gallery Assistant, David Lusk Gallery, Memphis TN, May 2013- April 2015

Co-Chair, Box Gallery, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN, August 2014 - May 2015

Senior Art Editor, The Pinch Literary Journal, Memphis TN, February - December 2014

EDUCATION

MFA, Visual Art, The University of Memphis,
Memphis TN, May 2015

BFA, Visual Art, Herron School of Art and Design, Indiana University, 
Indianapolis IN, May 2009

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

Adjunct Professor, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN (course taught: Professional Practices for Senior Thesis), Spring 2018

Adjunct Professor, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN, (course taught: Painting I), Fall 2015

Instructor of Record, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN (course taught: Foundations Studio I), Spring 2015

Instructor of Record, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN (course taught: Painting II), Fall 2014

Instructor of Record, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN (course taught: Painting I), Spring 2014

Instructor of Record, The University of Memphis, Memphis TN (course taught: Painting II), Fall 2013