AMBER   HAWK   SWANSON
Amber Hawk Swanson (b. 1980) is a New York-based artist born in Davenport, Iowa. Her work deals with how the psychological debt of love animates us in a social-emotional economy. More...

F O R T H C O M I N G & R E C E N T

+ Summer 2018, Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts Residency

+ November 6 - December 2 2017, Solo Exhibition, PS2, Belfast, UK
Corresponding Performative Lectures
November 10, 2017, Queer at Queens, Brian Friel Theatre (Queen's Film Theatre)
November 11, 2017, PS2

+ October 27, 2017, Hold It Better, Release It Carefully: Object Lessons on Water and Belonging Panel, Nelson-Atkins Museum of Art, Kansas City, MO

+ October 6-9, 2017 Dollstock, Undisclosed Location, Rural Maryland

+ June 2017 Yaddo Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY

+ Friday, March 17, 2017, 06:30 PM – 08:30 PM
Martin E. Segal Theatre Interventions in the Interview, Fugitive Subjects: Amber Hawk Swanson & Stephen Winter (Panel) Center for the Humanities, The City University of New York (CUNY) Graduate Center, New York, NY

"DOTTIE"
+ "DOTTIE Dollstock," Doll Meet-Up, Undisclosed Location, Rural Maryland, October 6-9, 2017
+ "DOTTIE Part Seven," Anonymous Doll Owner’s Garage, Suburb of Boston, MA, September 8-10 and Semptember 28 - October 1, 2017
+ "DOTTIE Part Six," Artist’s Studio, Brooklyn, NY, August 8 -18, 2017
+ "DOTTIE Part Five" Yaddo Residency, Saratoga Springs, NY, June 5 - July 2, 2017
+ "DOTTIE Part Four" Mana BSMT Residency, Jersey City, NJ, January 23 - February 24, 2017
+ "DOTTIE Part Three" Carousels and Carvings, Marion, OH, January 2-7, 2017
+ "DOTTIE Part Two" LMCC Process Space Residency, New York, NY, November 18 - 27, 2016
+ "DOTTIE" Chaffin Carousel Carving School, Birmingham, AL, December 10-18, 2015

"DOLLY / PETER"
+ "DOLLY / PETER," Bemis Center for Contemporary Arts, Omaha, NE (Forthcoming, Summer 2018)
+ "DOLLY," Planning & Production Residency, May 2016
G-CADD (Granite City, IL) partnered with Paul Artspace (Florissant, MO)

N O T A B L E

The "Feminism? Project" (2005-06 & 2013)

"The Making of Amber Doll" (2006-07)

"Amber Doll Project" (2006-present)

"Amber Doll > TILIKUM" (2011)

"All That is Left of You / Everything You Are Now" (2012)

"Sidore (Mark II) / Heather > LOLITA" (2013)

"Dollstock / Dollpile" (2013-15 & 2017)

"Doll Closet" (2014)

"The Condition" (2014-15, view beginning at 23:12min corresponding essay pp 18-22)

"DOTTIE" (2015-17)

"DOLLY / PETER" (Forthcoming, Summer 2018)