- NEXT ARTIST
Born 1982, Corning, New York
Living in Portland, ME
EXHIBITIONS, MEDIA & PERFORMANCES
Aqua Art Miami, featured by Exhibit A, Miami FL
Beyond the Face of Substance, Exhibit A, Corning NY
Dinner Party Series, Media created in collaboration with PUNCH, Brooklyn, NY
Venus & Mercury Series, Arnot Art Museum; Elmira, NY
Til Infinity, Single cover art, IYES, Duly Noted Records; Single debut November 5; Brighton, UK
62 Hours, 5-day comprehensive arts event; August 20 – 24, held at Beulahland; Risingville, NY
Shrine Series, Debuted at the 47th Annual Keuka Lake Art Association Art Show; Honorable Mention in Drawings and Graphics category; Hammondsport, NY
Kindling Series, Debuted on “Artist Café,” Episode 19, May 19, on WSKG; Binghamton, NY
61 Hours Retrospective, Group exhibition, 171 Cedar Arts Center; Corning, NY
61 Hours, 5-day comprehensive arts event, Beulahland; Risingville, NY
Sketchbook Pages 2009 - 2012, Self-published art book; Corning, NY
Recycled Runway, Fashion show coordinator, producer, designer, and model; Fundraiser for The ARTS Council of the Southern Finger Lakes held at 171 Cedar Arts Center; Corning, NY
New Wine Stains, Solo exhibition at Damiani Wine Cellars; Burdett, NY
The Big Mix, Exhibit A; Corning, NY
Lucia & Marzena, Short film, screened in January at 171 Cedar Arts Center; Corning, NY
We Are Not Satisfied, Collaborative dance performance, debuted in January at 171 Cedar Arts Center in Corning, NY
Retromancy, A metavisual evening of dance & video, in collaboration with Jeffrey Diteman; Portland, OR
The Southern Tier Biennial, Juried exhibition, Olean Public Library Gallery; Olean, NY
X Marks the Spot, Invitational exhibition at Reading Frenzy bookstore; Portland, OR
60 Hours of Art, 5-day comprehensive arts event including a successful Kickstarter.com fundraising project; at Beulahland; Risingville, NY
Riedel Experience, Invitational exhibition at the Finger Lakes Wine Festival; Watkins Glen, NY
45th Annual Keuka Lake Art Association Art Show; First place in Drawings and Graphics category; Hammondsport, NY
Start Over, Kickstarter.com project with illustrated book, photo album, short film documentary, 12 small artworks, 12-day cross country trip; Portland, OR/Corning, NY
Resurrection Aftermath, Vocals for first full length album for Galveston; Portland, OR
13 Trumps, Album for RPM Album in a Month, The Areyoumadatme?s, self-released on March 25, 2010; Portland, OR
Interviews with Thomas S. Buechner, in August & December 2009; Corning, NY
Reservoir, Album with Ah Holly Fam'ly released October 13, 2009 by Lucky Madison Records; Portland, OR
Sketchbook Pages 2006 - 2009, Self-published art book; Portland, OR
The Areyoumadatme?s, EP & mini cross-country tour in August 2009
Midretrospection, Duet exhibition; Madrona Hill Café & Lorenzo's; Portland, OR
Smell of Rain and Washes, Three-woman exhibition; Tender Loving Empire; Portland, OR
PICA's T:BA:08, Back-up singer for Parenthetical Girls & Au; T:BA:Works; Portland, OR
Pocket Change Fundraiser Art Show, Group exhibition; The Art Institute of Portland; Portland, OR
Femme Series, Solo exhibition; The Laurelthirst; Portland, OR
Aviatrix to Cascadia, Solo album, part of the RPM Album in a Month Challenge; Portland, OR
Spotlight: Amelia Fais Harnas. The Strand Gallery. November 9, 2013. Blog post.
Amelia Fais Harnas: Wine Artist. Artist Café. Season 1 Episode 19. May 19. WSKG in Binghamton, NY.
Kenoyer, Jane. “Amella Fais Harnas’ Wine Stain Portraits.” Hi Fructose. Sep 04. Contemporary Art Magazine (website only).
Christian, Julia. SZ-Magazin; Süddeutsche Zeitung. Aug 31. German national newspaper.
Angel, Danielle. “Exclusive Interview with Amelia Harnas: The Wine Stain Artist.” Foodbeat. Aug 31. Food website.
Tepper, Rachel. “Wine Stain Art By Amelia Fais Harnas Is Breathtakingly Intricate.” Huffington Post. Jul 13. News website.
Harvey, Lucinda. “Daily Blog: Artist – Amelia Fais Harnas.” Fashion156. Jul 06. UK Fashion website.
Kurze, Caroline. “Wine Portraits.” Ignant. Jul 06. German Art & Design Blog.
Taylor, Robert. “Art Meets Wine in the Finger Lakes.” Wine Spectator. Jun 21. Wine Magazine (on website only).
Chalmers, Jamie. “The Cutting (& Stitching) Edge – Amelia Harnas.” Mr. X Stitch. Jun 14. Contemporary Embroidery & Needlecraft Blog.
Jobson, Christopher. “Wine Stain Portraits by Amelia Fais Harnas.” This Is Colossal. Jun 13. Art & Design Blog.
Czeck, Jessica. “Ameliorating Art with Wine Stains.” Visual News. Feb 14. Art & Design Blog.
Jobson, Christopher. “Embroidered Wine Stains.” This Is Colossal. Sep 22. Art & Design Blog.
Re-blogged on Laughing Squid, Foodista, Neatorama, Urban Threads, and Ripley’s Believe It or Not.
2012: dOCUMENTA (13), self-directed 2-week contemporary art immersion in Kassel, Germany
2011: Bildungsreise – Université des Musées, self-directed art history course visiting 50+ museums in Austria, France, Germany, Italy, The Netherlands, Spain and Switzerland
2005 - 2006: SUNY Empire State College, Saratoga Springs, NY; Bachelor of Arts Degree in Graphic Arts and Arts Business, February 2007; GPA 3.7 (4.0 scale)
2004 - 2005: John Wiley Jones School of Business, SUNY Geneseo, Geneseo, NY; GPA 3.8
2003 - 2004: School of Business, SUNY New Paltz, New Paltz, NY, GPA 4.0
2000 - 2002: Corning Community College, Corning, NY; GPA 3.9; Associates Degree in Liberal Arts