Monika Plioplyte Monika Plioplyte

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EDUCATION

2019 MFA / Print Media The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2012 BFA / Printmaking Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

SELECTED EXHIBITIONS

2020 Sleeper Cell, Apparatus Projects, Chicago, IL (forthcoming)
         Portraits: Identity and Expression, Site:Brooklyn, Brooklyn, NY
         Continuous Span, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2019 Mini Art Video Fest 2019, Dual Gallery, Budapest, Hungary
         MFA SAIC Shows 2019, Sullivan Galleries, Chicago, IL
         Voices Embodied, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
         Our Intimates, The LeRoy Neiman Center, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2018 The Dust of the World, Washed by Droplets of Dew, organized by SAIC and Tokyo Geidai,
          Sanshu-Idutsuyashiki, Hiketa, Higashikagawa, Japan
          Baltic Centennial 2018, Boston Marriott Copley Place, Boston, MA
          GIFC, Western Exhibitions, Chicago, IL
2017 Collage, AREA Gallery, Boston, MA
         Stand Up, Gallery Kayafas, Boston, MA
2016 Oh Sheet! Works on Paper, The Beehive, Boston, MA
         The 2nd annual Fay Chandler Emerging Artist Exhibition, Boston City Hall, Boston, MA
         Never Nothing, Outpost 186 Gallery, Cambridge, MA
2015 80th Regional Exhibition of Art and Craft, Fitchburg Art Museum, Fitchburg, MA
         No Heads, Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford, MA
2014 The Introduction, Student Life Gallery, MassArt, Boston, MA
         Fresh Meat, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA
         Proof of Purchase, Samson Gallery, Boston, MA
2013 Shifting Landscapes, Arts League of Lowell Gallery, Lowell, MA
2012 MassArt, McGuire Gallery, Provincetown, MA
         Hung Up, NK Gallery, Boston, MA
         Artist Proofs, The Hallway Gallery, Jamaica Plain, MA
         Print Show, McGladrey Gallery, Boston, MA
         The Metaphorical Body, Rubin-Frankel Gallery, Boston University, Boston, MA
         23rd Annual MassArt Auction, Bakalar and Paine Galleries, MassArt, Boston, MA
2011 Boston Printmakers: North American Print Biennial, juried by Jim Dine, Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA

RESIDENCIES

2020 Studios at MASS MoCA, MASS MoCA, North Adams, MA (forthcoming)

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS

2019 Professional Development Track Grant, Illinois Arts Council Agency, Chicago, IL
         Bridge Program Fellowship, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2018 Salon 2018 Publication Fellowship, Peripheral Vision Arts
         Lithuanian Foundation Scholarship
         Daniel D Van Degrift Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2017 John W. Kurtich Foundation Travel Grant, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
         Lithuanian Foundation Scholarship
         Incentive Scholarship, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2016 The Blanche E. Colman Award, Boston, MA
2012 Genevieve McMillan – Reba Stewart Traveling Fellowship, Boston, MA
         2D Award for Excellence, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
         Morton Godine Fellowship, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA
2011 Juror's’ Commendation Award, Boston Printmakers: North American Print Biennial, juried by Jim Dine,
         Danforth Museum of Art, Framingham, MA
         Master Printmaker Award, Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA

PRESS

[LT] Ieskokime, tobulekime ir nenustokime augti, by Loreta Stephens. “Draugas”
Lithuanian Worldwide Newspaper. Dec.19, 2019
[EN] 2019 Exhibition Catalog, Department of Printmedia SAIC, December, 2019
[EN] Peripheral Vision Press. Salon 2018. Issue #9. August, 2018
[EN] SPOTLIGHT Magazine. Issue #7. June, 2018
[EN] Here to create: Iron Wolf Press by Courtney Moy. Big, Red and Shiny blog. April 5, 2016.
[EN] Fresh Meat: passion for creative output fuels new printshop by Susanna Jackson, Dig
Boston Newspaper. September 27, 2014
[LT] Lietuves dailininkes mene - savu simboliu sistema, by Loreta Stephens. “Draugas”
Lithuanian Worldwide Newspaper. Aug.18, 2014

CURATORIAL PROJECTS

2019 We Make Great Pets, group exhibition, Parlor and Ramp Gallery, Chicago, IL
2016 Never Nothing, group exhibition, Outpost 182, Cambridge, MA
         No Heads, group exhibition, Outpost 182, Cambridge, MA
2014 The Introduction 2014, assistant curator of a group exhibition, Student Life Gallery, Boston, MA
         Fresh Meat, group exhibition and fundraiser, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA
2013 Angels and Outlaws, assistant curator of a group exhibition, Columbus Theatre, Providence, RI

RELATED EXPERIENCE

2019-current Co-director and curator, Parlor and Ramp Gallery, Chicago, IL
2018-2019 Member of Graduate Student Senate, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2014-2017 Founder and administrator of Iron Wolf Press print shop and artist collective, Boston, MA
2015-2016 Co-director and curator, Piano Craft Gallery, Boston, MA
2015-2016 Event coordinator for a non profit organization Boston Hassle, Boston, MA
2010-2017 Artist assistant to Barbara Poole, Boston, MA
2012 Assistant printmaker during Master Print Series: Paula Wilson, MassArt, Boston, MA
2010 Assistant printmaker during Master Print Series: Trenton Doyle Hancock, MassArt, Boston,MA

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

2019 Monoprints and Collographs, teaching artist, Spudnik Press Cooperative, Chicago, IL
        Printmedia Practices, instructor and record keeper, SAIC, IL
        Core Studio Practice II, teaching assistant for Assaf Evron John Henley, SAIC, IL
2018 Advanced Printmaking, teaching assistant for Ayanah Moor and Oli Watt, SAIC, IL
2017 Begging Etching, teaching assistant for Jeanine Coupe Ryding, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2016 Intro to Printmaking, teacher, 8 Meno Dienos artist residency, Brattleboro, VT
2015 Nuno Felting, teaching assistant for Barbara Poole, The Eliot School, Jamaica Plain, MA
2014 Intro to Felting, teaching assistant for Barbara Poole, Peabody Essex Museum, Salem, MA