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Amer Kobaslija

BORN:  
Banja Luka, Bosnia, 1975  

LIVES:  
Bailey Island, ME  

EDUCATION:  
MFA- Montclair School of the Arts at MSU, Montclair, NJ, 2005.  
BFA - Ringling School of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, 2003.  

AWARDS:  
Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant, 2007.  
Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant, 2005.  
Paul Shields Award, 2004.  

SOLO EXHIBITIONS:  
"Amer Kobaslija: The Road to Rossinière: Paintings of Balthus' Studio." George Adams Gallery, New York City, 2011.  
"(In) Significant Objects." Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, 2008.  
“Amer Kobaslija: New Paintings,” Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, 2008.  
“Amer Kobaslija: Poetics of Space,” George Adams Gallery, 2008.  
"Amer Kobaslija: Recent Paintings, Galerie RX, Paris, 2006-2007.  
"Large-Scale Studio Paintings." George Adams Gallery, NY, 2006.  
"Studio Paintings." George Adams Gallery, New York, NY, 2006.  
"The Newsstand Project." The Jaxon House, Venice, CA, 2006.  
"Studio Paintings." Finlea Gallery, Montclair, NJ, 2004.  
"New Paintings." Haskell Gallery, Jacksonville, FL, 2003.  
"New Paintings." Croslley Gallery, Sarasota, FL, 2003.  
"Elemental." Mussallem Gallery, Jacksonville, FL, 2002.*  
"Brown Paintings." Pecci Gallery, Jacksonville, FL, 2001.*  
"Drawings of Bosnia." Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL, 1999.*  


GROUP EXHIBITIONS:  
“Size Matters.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2011.  
“Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits,” Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA, 2010-2011.  
"Real(ists)" Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL, 2010.  
“Summer Group Show: New and Classic.” George Adams Gallery, New York, 2009.  
“Cool.” George Adams Gallery, New York 2008.

"Inside/Outside." George Adams Gallery, New York, NY, 2007.  
“Alumni Montclair Exhibition.” PPOW Gallery, New York, NY, 2007.  
"Dreams Take Flight-2007 Annual Auction." Pacific Northern Academy, Anchorage, AK, 2007.  
"Private Viewing." Leroy Neiman Center Gallery, Columbia University, New York, 2006.  
"2004-2005 Joan Mitchell Grant Recipients." Cue Art Foundation, New York, 2006.  
"Group Show." George Adams Gallery, New York, NY, 2006.  
"MFA Show." White Box Annex, New York, NY, 2005.  
"Views of Distant Lands." Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL, 1999.  
"Points of Color." Cornell Museum of Art, Delray Beach, FL, 1998.  
"Neue Zeichnungen." Altstadt Galerie, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1996.  
"Ulja." Selman Galerija, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Hercegovina, 1992.  


EXHIBITION ARTICLES/REVIEWS:  
Amy, Michael. "Amer Kobaslija at George Adams." Art in America, November, 2006: P 210. Illus.  
Baker, Kenneth. “Portraits of the Artist Who Isn't in the Picture," San Francisco Chronicle, 19 July 2008.  
Voeller, Megan. "Artropolis: Art Chicago." Art Fairs International, September-October. 2007: P. 16-17. Illus.  
Baker, R.C. "The Examined Life." The Village Voice, July 20, 2006.  
Bilalagic, Braco. "Zapisi o Prostoru." SABAH, St. Louis, MO, 2005.  
Dee, Ivette. "Best of Show." Florida Times Union, Jacksonville, FL, 2002.  
Goodrich, John. "Bless This (Well-Composed) Mess." The New York Sun, August 3, 2006.  
Hutton, Bo. "Young Bosnian to Hang in Cummer." Florida Times Union, Jacksonville, FL, 1998.  
Johnson, Ken. "Large-Scale Studio Paintings." The New York Times, June 30, 2006.  
Kokotovic, Aleksandra. "A Bosnian in New York." IEVE Magazine, Sarajevo, Bosnia, 2004.  
Kosog, Simone. "Bosnien ist Viel Weiter." WAZ, Duesseldorf, Germany, 1997.  
Mack, Joshua. “Amer Kobaslija: The Poetics of Space,” Time Out NY, Issue 664, June 19-25, 2008.  
Mrkaljevic, Cazim. "Svijet u Kome  Zivim." Balkan Link, Atlanta, GA, 2001.    
Mussallem, Tori. "Mussallem: Elemental Show." ARBUS Magazine, Jacksonville, FL, 2002.        
O'Hern, John. "The Studio as Muse, Workplace and Refuge." American Art Collector Magazine, September 2006.  
Peck, Madeline. "Masterworks." Follio Weekly, Jacksonville, FL, 1999.  
Smith, Roberta. “Museum and Gallery Listings: Last Chance,” The New York Times, June 27, 2008.  
Veidt, Anella. "A Farewell Song." SABAH, St. Louis, MO, 2003  
"Burning the Past." Movement Magazine, Jacksonville, FL, 2003.  
"Tragom Uspjeha." Peta Strana Svijeta, Chicago, IL, 2002.  

ANONYMOUS ARTICLES/REVIEWS:  
"Amer Kobaslija." Art Market Insights, September. 2006: P. 36. Illus.  
Door View
2006
Oil on panel
86 x 114 inches (triptych)
AKop 29
Northern Light III
2011
oil on panel
86 ¾ x 72 inches
AKop 138
George Adams Gallery Presents
Amer Kobaslija
on view through the 26th of march
Road Signs II
2011
oil on panel
47 ¾ x 58 ½ inches
AKop 139
Not Everything Perishes
2010
oil on panel
43 x 58 inches
AKop 123
Arrival of Winter I
2010-2011
oil on panel
11 x 13 inches
AKop 130
Storm Passing
2008
oil on panel
12 x 11 inches
AKop 110
Storm
2008
oil on panel
11 x 16 1/2 inches
AKop 111
Winter
2008
oil on panel
12 x 30 inches
AKop 112
Vacant Restroom II
2008
Oil on panel
52 x 48 inches
AKop 92
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