1992 M.F.A., California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

1986 B.A. (Studio Art) Scripps College, Claremont, CA


2002 Winter, Spring, Summer & Fall, frumkin /duval gallery, Santa Monica, CA
.........(traveling to Fassbender/Stevens Gallery Chicago, IL)
2001 Between Repetition and Insistence, jennjoy gallery, San Francisco, CA
1997 A HankeringÉ, Gallery 16, San Francisco, CA
1994 Flora and Fauna, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica,CA

1992 The Princess and P., thesis exhibition, Cal Arts, Valencia, CA


2002 Chicago Art Fair (Fassbender/Stevens Gallery booth), Chicago, IL
2001 KABOOM!!, Cheryl Haines Gallery, San Francisco, CA
2000 Icon-O-Pop, frumkin/duval gallery, Santa Monica, CA
.........Head Cheese, Ft. Haggis Gallery, San Francisco, CA
.........People as Material, institution, California College of Arts and Crafts, San Francisco, CA
.........backroom, jennjoygallery, San Francisco, CA
.........Emotionally Annoyed, ESP, San Francisco, CA
1999 San Francisco International Art Exposition (jennjoygallery booth), San Francisco, CA
.........Works by the Recipients of the Art CouncilŐs 1999 Grants to Individual Artists, Jernigan Wicker Fine Arts, San Francisco, CA
.........jennjoygallery, San Francisco, CA
1998 emerge: Gen Art SFŐs Premier Exhibition, San Francisco, CA
1996 New American Talent:The Twelfth Exhibition, Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX
1995 Bloom, Cristinerose Gallery, New York, NY
1994 FOOD HOUSE two year anniversary exhibition, Santa Monica, CA
1993 FOOD HOUSE booth, ART/LA93, Los Angeles, CA
.........Germinal Notations, FOOD HOUSE, Santa Monica, CA
.........Peculiar Paintings, Woodbury University, Burbank, CA
.........The Shooting Gallery, benefit art sale for Clean Needles Now and L.A.C.P.S., Los Angeles, CA
.........New American Talent: The Ninth Exhibition, Austin Museum of Art at Laguna Gloria, Austin, TX
1992 FAR BAZZAR, Los Angeles, CA

.........Benefit for ACT UP, LACE., L.A.C.P.S, Los Angeles Contemporary Exhibitions, Los Angeles, CA


"Emotionally Annoyed," Sarah Coleman, San Francisco Bay Guardian, February 2, 2000
"Double vision: An Exhibition of New Diptychs Based on Work by Three Bay Area Artists, " Jonathon
Keats, San Francisco, February 2000
"Emotionally Annoyed," Colin Berry, San Francisco CitySearch, January 2000
"San Francisco e-mail: Michael McDowell; Amy Ellingson; Carrie Lederer," Mark Van Proyen, Art issues.,
January-February 2000
"Amy Ellingson, Between Repetion and Insistence," Maureen Eich, NYArts Magazine, November 1999
"Amy Ellingson at Jennjoy Gallery," Mark Van Proyen, Artweek, February 1999
"emerge," Sarah Coleman, San Francisco Bay Guardian, July 22, 1998
"Report from the FOOD HOUSE booth: the alternative space at ART/LA93," Lane Barden, Artweek,

January 6, 1994


2000 San Francisco Arts Commission Market Street Art in Transit Program Kiosk Poster Series

1999 The Art Council Grants to Individual Artists, San Francisco, CA


Panelist; "What is art for?," Oakland Museum of California, May 1999.
Instructor; Castilleja School, Palo Alto, CA, September 1997-January 1999.
Instructor; Sacred Heart Preparatory, Atherton, CA, September 1996-February 1997.
Visiting artist; slide lecture and panel discussion, Woodbury University, Burbank, November 1993
Visiting artist; slide lecture, The Oakwood School, North Hollywood, 1992.