BFA in Painting, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign
Back To Our Foundations, Elephant Room Gallery, Chicago IL
Paperish Mess Gallery, Chicago IL
Starving Artist Gallery, Native Foods Café, Chicago IL
Musée Fine Art Gallery & Market, Barrington IL (solo exhibit)
Chic Antique, Chicago IL (solo exhibit)
Cultural Excavation, Chicago Art Department, Chicago IL
Swim Café, Chicago IL
The Co-Prosperity Sphere, Chicago IL
Banal Tendencies, Chicago Public Library, Budlong Woods Branch (solo exhibit)
Chicago Art Open, The Merchandise Mart, Chicago IL (catalogue)
BIKE LOVE, The Coffee Studio, Chicago IL
University of Illinois BFA Exhibition, Krannert Art Museum, Champaign IL (catalogue)
Seeing the Unseen BFA Thesis Exhibition, Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center (solo exhibit)
University of Illinois Painting + Sculpture A Show About Things, Link Gallery, Champaign IL
IMC Fest, Urbana-Champaign Independent Media Center
University of Illinois Painting + Sculpture Post Script, Link Gallery, Champaign IL
Through the Mist, University of Illinois Career Center, Champaign IL (solo exhibit)
University of Illinois School of Art + Design Foundations Exhibition, Link Gallery, Champaign IL
Skender Construction : permanent painted mural, 30' x 9', entitled "Blueprint for Growth", for new Chicago HQ
Il Tavolino : permanent chalk installation, 450 sqft., for restaurant in The Conrad Hotel on Chicago's Mag Mile
MinuteMaid : four chalkboard designs, used in commercial to promote the brand's holiday #doingood campaign
Christie Cookie Co : tradeshow booth chalkboard backdrop for National Restaurant Association 2016
The Ashburn : permanent chalkboards for aviation-themed restaurant in The Loew's Hotel O'Hare
Meijer : seasonal painted mural on glass, 30' x 10', at corporate HQ in Grand Rapids MI, photographed for internal use
Levy Restaurants : environmental chalk installation for the Bar Toma restaurant on Chicago's Mag Mile
Christie Cookie Co : tradeshow booth chalkboard backdrop for National Restaurant Association Show 2015
Gigi's Playhouse : permanent painted mural, 20' x 12', with quotes to inspire the Gigi's students with Down Syndrome
Lululemon Athletica : seasonal chalk mural on brick, 30' x 12', on exterior facade of Chicago's Southport Ave store to promote the brand's holiday #givepresence campaign
LinkedIn : permanent painted mural, 20' x 9', for new Chicago HQ
Christie Cookie Co : tradeshow booth chalkboard backdrop for National Restaurant Association Show 2014
United Airlines : chalk lettering for airline branding and food packaging design
FAME : permanent chalk installation for this Chicago bar designed by HGTV's Antonio Ballatore
The Land of Nod : chalkboard illustration and photo styling for the August 2013 catalogue
Google : various permanent and seasonally rotating chalk installations at the Chicago HQ
Taste of Wheaton : featured live artist at outdoor festival
Evanston School District : permanent painted wall lettering in library of Washington Elementary School
Google : permanent chalk installation at the Chicago HQ
Jim Beam : permanent chalk mural, 20' x 10', at the global HQ in Deerfield, IL
Native Foods Café : permanent chalkboard illustrations, menus, and painted signage for three Chicago locations
City of Chicago : permanent public mural, 30' x 10', entitled "Tribute to the Fish of Lake Michigan"
Awards & Honors
2016 Selected Judge for the Winston Plaza Chalk Festival
2012 Selected Speaker at Whole Foods Market's annual Midwest Regional Sign Artist Conference
2010 Selected Muralist for the City of Chicago's Mass Underpass Mural Project
2007 Outstanding Achievement in Painting Merit Award, University of Illinois School of Art + Design
"Connected", by Pat Matson, eg magazine, No. 12, 2015.
"Chicago Chalk Artist to Create Artwork at Hyde Park Summer Sidewalk Sale", fiftythird.uchicago.edu, University of Chicago, July 2015.
"I Love My Job." You & Me This Morning. WCIU (Chicago), March 2, 2015. Television.
"ART of Chalk, Crayon, Pencil", dpi Magazine (Taiwan), Vol. 161, pg. 22-27, September 2012.
"Explore the Art of Barrington's Amanda Paulson", by Liz Luby Chapell, 365barrington.com, May 25, 2011.
"Get Your Kicks", by Susan Kane-Parker, The Barrington Courier-Review, pg. B2, B9, October 2, 2009.
University of Illinois 2008 Graduate BFA Exhibition Catalogue, pg. 78.
"Seeing the Unseen", by Lauren Yang, the217.com / The Buzz Weekly, Vol. 6, Num. 14, pg. 11, April 2008.
"Amanda Paulson and Her Paintings", by Justine Fein-Bursoni, smilepolitely.com, April 3, 2008.