AIMEE LUSTY
Amagansett & Brooklyn, NY
aimee.lusty [at] gmail [dot] com
Artist // Naturalist // Curator // Writer

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ARTIST BIO

Group Exhibitions:

2016
Calicornucopia 5, Calico Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Multiples, Neoteric Projects at Atlantic Terrace Gallery, Montauk, NY
We Still Imagine, Make & Read Books,  Space 776, Brooklyn, NY
Ordinary Extraordinary: New Independent Publishing by Women, Printed Matter,
New York, NY
LA Art Book Fair, Geffen Contemporary at MOCA, Los Angeles, CA
2015
Tropic-Aire, Regina Rex Gallery, New York, NY
Woo-Woo Womanival: Caroline Paquita, Wayfarers Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Paperjam III, Silent Barn, Brooklyn, NY
2014
Headshop, Secret Project Robot, Brooklyn, NY
Hang Ten Heat Wave, The Bakery, Brooklyn, NY
Alternative Art Fair, Artscape, Baltimore, MD
Publisher! Publisher! NEIU University, Chicago, IL
Do It Yourself, 195 Morgan Ave, Brooklyn, NY
The Bakery, Brooklyn, NY
2013
Chips & A Pickle, The Wassiac Project, Wassiac, NY
Super Fun Site, New Lot Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Island in the Sun Festival – Library of Drawing, Jurmo, Åland Islands
No Moss, Ba’sik, Brooklyn, NY
Ad-Hoc, Mødestedet, Norway
The Way the Lights Went Out, Bluestockings Bookstore, New York, NY
2012
Relief, Trumbull Studios, Brooklyn, NY
Diamond Leaves: Artist Books From Around the World, Central Academy of Fine Arts Museum, Beijing
Hybridized, Neoteric Fine Art, Amagansett, NY
Rum Riot Press, Space Gallery, Portland, ME
Summer Silent Auction, 439 Franklin, Brooklyn, NY
Brainwaves, Recession Art, New York, NY
Awkhold Vol. 2, Booklyn Artist Alliance, Brooklyn, NY. Curated by Jason Kachadourian.
2011
Highlights from a Year of Zines, Brainwaves, Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Soma, Fatcap Gallery, São Paulo, Brazil
Brainwaves Print + Zine Collection, Storefront Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Let Us Make Cake, Nuite Blanche New York, New Museum, NY
2010
Honey the Truth is I’ve Been Here Waiting, Holiday at Primetime Gallery, Brooklyn, NY (two-person exhibition)
Interpretations, Translations, Transactions, The Temporary Space, Houston, TX
Arts in Bushwick Benefit Auction, Lumenhouse, Brooklyn, NY
the Black and White, Ashawagh Hall, East Hampton, NY
A Sudden Thaw, C.C.C.P. Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
2009
Inaugural Group Exhibition, Union Gallery, New York, NY
Without Borders VI, University of Maine, ME
Paws With Claws II, Video Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
Collorgy, Junto Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
ReadyMade or Not, Video Gallery (curated and exhibited)
3-Dimensions, SUNY Purchase, NY
Winter Silent Auction , Video Gallery
2008
the Pen15 Club presents:, Video Gallery (curated and exhibited)
Honor Roll to the Chariots of Fire, Day One Art Space, Bridgeport, CT
Friends Like These, Video Gallery
Summer Reading: Zine Show, Capricious Space, Brooklyn, NY
PanCity Art Party and Silent Auction, Brooklyn, NY
Bushwings, Alternative Spaces Bushwick, Brooklyn, NY

Residencies:
Summer Forum, Kaneohe, HI, July 2017 (upcoming)

Press & Publications: 
Illustration in Elk Magazine, Published by Jocko Weyland, 2017.
Illustration in Sanctuary Magazine, Joshua Tree, December 2016.
Artwork & Exhibition Review; Scam Magazine, November 2016.
Down by the Bay, Published by Pegacorn Press, 2014.
Studio Visit: Aimee Lusty, Make Space, January 2014.
Here’s a Look at Some Emerging Comix, L Magazine, February 2013.
Other Investigations: Interview & Studio VisitMake Space, September 2011.
Riding the BrainwavesGreenpoint Gazzette, February 2011.

Commissions:
Illustrations for Sanctuary Magazine (Joshua Tree, CA, 2016). Album art for: In School (Brooklyn, NY), The Young (Austin, TX), Waxahatchee (Philly, PA), Outer Spaces (Baltimore, MD), Julia Lucille (TX), Hospital Corners (Durham, NC), Witches (Athens, GA)


CURATOR BIO

Solo Exhibitions:
Conflict Unknown: Lale Westvind, Nov. 22, 2014 – Jan. 18, 2015, Booklyn Artist Alliance, Brooklyn, NY
Asshats for Shitheads: Sto Len, Sept. 12 – Nov. 9, 2014, Booklyn
(No) A Masterless Universe: Jason Roy, June 21 – August 24, 2014, Booklyn
Garden of the Womanimal: Caroline Paquita, April 12 – June 8, 2014, Booklyn
No/Future: Mike Taylor, Jan. 18 – March 30, 2014, Booklyn

Group Exhibitions:
Baltimore Alternative Art Fair, July 2014, Artscape, Open Space Gallery, Baltimore, MD
Long Live the New Flesh, December 2013, Booklyn
Zine of the Month Club, Nov. 2 – Dec. 8, 2013, Booklyn
Brass in Pocket, Sept. 13 – Oct. 27, 2013, Booklyn
The Bigger Picture, July 13 – August 20, 2013, Booklyn
A Portrait of the Artist as a Young Dude, May 10 – June 23, 2013, Booklyn
To Preserve + Protect, March 16 – April 28, 2013, Booklyn
Odd Volume, Jan. 26 – March 3, 2013, Booklyn
Weird World, Oct. 6 – Nov. 18, 2012, Booklyn
Patterns of Behavior, June 16 – July 16, 2012, Booklyn
USA Today, May 12 – June 11, 2012, Booklyn
Input Output, Jan. 28 – Feb. 26, 2012, Booklyn
Cheap Art America, October 15 – November 13, 2011, Booklyn
Out of Print, September 3 – October 2, 2011, Booklyn
Hunter/Gatherer, July 9 – August 7, 2011, Booklyn
Booklyn Print + Zine Fair, June 18 -19, 2011
Master of Reality, June 3 – July 3, 2011, Booklyn
Space Jam, Nov. 13 – Dec. 12, 2009, Union Gallery, New York, NY 
ReadyMade or Not
, March 14 – April 10, 2009, Video Gallery, Brooklyn, NY
The Pen15 Club Presents: 15 Pen and Ink Artists, Nov. 15 – Dec. 20, 2008, Video Gallery

Awards:
2011 Printersting Micro-Grant

Press:
Gettin’ Weird in Greenpoint, VICE, October 2012.
Artists and Their Ephemera, Hyperallergic, February 2012.
Input Output, Juxtapoz, February 2012.
Booklyn: Supporting Artists Worldwide for Twelve Years, Greenpoint Gazzette, November 2011.
Beyond the Book or Zine Hunting in Brooklyn, Hyperallergic, August 2011.
Booklyn Arts Supplement, Williamsburg Greenpoint News + Arts, July 2011.
Indie Art Publishers Rock in North Brooklyn, Williamsburg Greenpoint News + Arts, May 2011.


EDUCATION

BA in Art History, SUNY Purchase College (2007); Certificate in Botany from the New York Botanical Gardens (2017); New York Master Naturalist Certification from Cornell University (2017).

SERVICES

Studio Management / Publications Preparation / Book & Exhibition Design / Research Assistance / Digital Photography / Grant Writing… for a full resume e-mail aimee.lusty[at]gmail.com