Artist Features

Amanda Wojick

Wojick, Amanda. Small Black Painting, 2017. 2018 Individual Artist Fellow, Oregon Arts Commission.

Originally published February, 2018

“I locate my creative work at intersections of abstract sculpture and drawing, the hand and the machine, and public and private spaces… My process reflects my interest in the everyday world of routine and repetition, and the potential for simple and cumulative actions to transform matter and space.” – Amanda Wojick

Using everyday materials such as paper, glue and tape, Amanda Wojick creates brightly colored dimensional fields of irregular lines, circles, and rectangles. Her projects have engaged subjects including landscape, routine, history, and the cultural space of the home. Wojick’s work has been supported by awards, grants, and residencies from the Portland Art Museum, the Oregon Arts Commission and The Ford Family Foundation, the Ucross Foundation, Sculpture Space, the University of Oregon, the MacDowell Colony and Mass MoCA, among others. She has exhibited her work at Stene Projects, Stockholm, Sweden; Nina Freudenheim, Buffalo, NY; Susan Hobbs, Toronto, Canada; Gridspace, Brooklyn, NY and SPACES, Cleveland, OH.  She is represented by Elizabeth Leach Gallery, Portland. Wojick holds two MFA degrees: from the Milton Avery School of the Arts, Bard College, and the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University. Wojick is an Associate Professor and co-chair of the Sculpture program at the University of Oregon.

Courtesy of the Oregon Arts Commission.

Artist Credit: Amanda Wojick