Monika Plioplyte Monika Plioplyte

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plioplyte.monika@gmail.com
Lives and works in Chicago, Illinois

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

SOLO AND TWO PERSON EXHIBITIONS
2021     
(Untitled), Oriental Institute Museum, Chicago, IL (forthcoming)
             (Untitled), A-B Projects, Los Angeles, CA (forthcoming)
2016     No Heads, Colo Colo Gallery, New Bedford, MA

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2021     Wonder Women Now, Boston, MA and an international tour (2022-2024) (forthcoming)
             Sleeper Cell, Apparatus Projects, Chicago, IL (forthcoming)
2020     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, Hiketa, Japan
             Baltic Centennial 2018, 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
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

AWARDS, GRANTS, AND FELLOWSHIPS
2020     Artist Relief Grant
2019     Professional Development Track Grant,  Illinois Arts Council Agency, IL
             Bridge Program Fellowship, Hyde Park Art Center, Chicago, IL
2018     Salon 2018 Publication Fellowship
             Lithuanian Foundation Scholarship
             Daniel D Van Degrift Scholarship, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2017     John W. Kurtich Foundation Travel Grant
             Lithuanian Foundation Scholarship
             Incentive Scholarship, SAIC, Chicago, IL
2016     The Blanche E. Colman Award
2012     Genevieve McMillan – Reba Stewart Traveling Fellowship
             2D Award for Excellence, MassArt, Boston, MA
             Morton Godine Fellowship
2011     Juror's’ Commendation Award, Boston Printmakers: North American Print Biennial, juried by Jim Dine, Danforth Museum of Art, MA
             Master Printmaker Award, MassArt, Boston, MA

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

ARTIST TALKS
2020     
Massachusetts College of Art and Design, Boston, MA (forthcoming)
2019     School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

SELECTED BIBLIOGRAPHY
[LT]     Ieskokime, tobulekime ir nenustokime augti, by Loreta Stephens. “Draugas” Lithuanian Worldwide Newspaper. Dec.19, 2019
[EN]     2019 Exhibition Catalog, Department of Print Media 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, Boston Dig. 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

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