CARMELO AMENTA - CHARLIEAMENTA@GMAIL.COM

CV

b. 1995 in Toledo, Ohio. currently Athens, Ohio

BIO

Carmelo Amenta (b.1995) is a Lens Based Artist born in Toledo, Ohio. He has received his Bachelor of Fine Arts in Digital and Photographic art at the University of Toledo and is currently a MFA Candidate at Ohio University . His work confronts identity and intimacy through the use of archives, found image, portraiture, and still-life.

EDUCATION

  • BFA Digital and Photographic Art, University of Toledo, Toledo, Ohio, 2017.
  • MFA Photography and Integrated Media, Ohio University, Athens, Ohio, Ongoing.

MONOGRAPHS

  • flesh., self-published, 2017
  • UNEPIC/APATHETIC, self-published, 2017

SOLO/DUO EXHIBITIONS

  • EXHUME/CONSUME, Valade Gallery, Adrian, Michigan, 2019

SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS

  • ImageOhio 20, Shot Tower Gallery, Columbus, Ohio, 2020
  • SPE Multi-Caucus Exhibition, Milwaukee Art Center, Milwaukee, Wisconsin, 2019
  • twist-ties, Weld House Gallery, Athens, Ohio, 2019
  • fourteen seconds, OU Art Gallery, Athens, Ohio, 2019
  • OHIO PAINT|PRINT|PHOTO, Sauber Gallery, Athens, Ohio, 2019
  • First of All,, Trisolini Gallery, Athens, Ohio, 2019
  • Group Show #54, Humble Arts Foundation, New York, New York, 2017
  • B.F.A.Thesis Exhibition, Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Toledo, Ohio, 2017
  • Wearable Conditions, Glass Pavilion, Toledo, Ohio, 2017
  • Juried Student Exhibition 2017, Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Toledo, Ohio, 2017
  • UTART Billboard Exhibition, Various Locations, Toledo, Ohio, 2017
  • Juried ASL 'Tis The Secor Exhibition, Secor Gallery, Toledo, Ohio, 2016
  • C.A.S.T Exhibition, Secor Gallery, Toledo, Ohio, 2016
  • Juried Student Exhibition 2016, Center for Visual Arts Gallery, Toledo, Ohio, 2016
  • Toledo Vitality, Parkwood Gallery, Toledo, Ohio, 2016

PRESS

  • Photographers Forum 37th Annual Best of College Photography, pfmagazine.com, 2017

AWARDS

  • Graduate Assistantship, Ohio University, 2018-ongoing
  • Photographers Forum 37th Annual Best of College Photography, Finalist, 2017
  • Art on the Mall Scholarship, University of Toledo, 2016

TEACHING EXPERIENCE

  • ART 1210: Function & Practice, Teaching Assistant, Spring 2020
  • ART 3820: Advanced Digital Photography, Teaching Assistant, Spring 2019

LECTURES

  • TOKEN, Ohio University, 2019
  • EXHUME/CONSUME, Adrian College, 2019

RELEVANT EXPERIENCE 

  • Digital Print Space Manager, CREATE_space/Ohio University, 2019-ongoing
  • Museum Collection Photographer, Kennedy Museum of Art, 2018-2019
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