Achievements & Exhibitions
Boll YMCA — Artwork Installation. August through September, Detroit Mi., 2023
Color and Ink Sudio — Solo show. Opened August 12th in Hazel Park, Mi., through September 22nd., 2023
Grand Rapids International ArtPrize — Sponsored by the Blue Cross Blue Shield of Michigan, Grand Rapids, MI., 2023
New Buffalo Art Gallery — Gallery Representation, New Buffalo, Mi., 2022, on going
All Art Works — Gallery Representation. Grand Rapids, Mi., 2022 ongoing
View inventory here: https://allartworks.com/collections/vendors?q=Amanda%20Koss
Anton Art Center — Members Show, Mt. Clements, Won Honorable Mention for "Hide and Seek". 2023
"Self Discovery", Eudemonic Happiness Collection Showcase — Romeo, Mi 2023
"Composing Detroit" at The Riverside — Detroit, Mi 2023
Pittman-Puckett Art Gallery — 7'x6' installment of "No One Dies from Love", on going through May 2023. Affirmations of Ferndale, Mi.
Anton Art Center — Michigan L Annual, January 2022, Mt. Clements Mi.
Irwin House —"Gift of Art", December 2022, Detroit Mi.
The Congregation — "Grateful Creativity", November 2022 in Detroit Mi.
ArtPrize — August 2022, Grand Rapids Mi.
The Gallery at Brewery Park — July through August, 2022. Solo show, details to come.
Detroit Historical Society — July through November 2022, Detroit Mi.
The Gallery at Brewery Park — July 2022. Solo show, Detroit Mi. details to come.
Beacon Park Detroit Fine Arts Breakfast Club Show — May 2022, Detroit Mi.
Belle Isle Aquarium Art + Earth — April, 2022, Detroit Mi.
Boll YMCA — March through April 2022. Solo show.
Out of the Darkness — March 2022, Detroit Mi.
Lawerence Street Gallery "Best of the Best"— January 2022, Ferndale Mi,
The Community House — "Our Town Juried Art Show". April through May 2022, Birmingham Mi.
Art of Courage: Black Lives Matter 360 Exhibition — February 2021 through February 2022, Dearborn City Hall.
"The Pandemic and Beyond" Detroit Fine Arts Breakfast Club Exhibit at Swords Into Plowshares Gallery — Helped curate the 90+ peice show, 2021
Westland City Hall Gallery — August through October 1st 2021. Solo show.
Umoja Fine Arts Gallery — "Rebirth" August through September 2021, Southfield Mi.
Boogie Down Block Party — Detroit Artists Market, July 15th 2021
Cheryl Zemke Boutique — Freedom Flight Exhibit. June 23rd to August 29th, 2021.
Art Jam @ Canvas Pontiac — Out door pop-up style exhibit in downtown Pontiac, Mi. June 11th, 2021
Beacon Park — "Bonded". An outdoor art exhibition at Beacon Park, in partnership with The Downtown Detroit Partnership and Detroit Fine Arts Breakfast Club. April 25th - 27th, 2021 Article
Solo Show at The Congregation Detroit for the month of February, 2021.
Kayrod Gallery — "Resilience During the Covid-19 Pandemic", 2020 - 2021.
Irwin House Gallery — "Gift of Art" Exhibition, December 2020.
View all artwork here.
Cheryl Zemke Gallery — "Self-Evident" an Exploration of Reality Exhibit, November 2020.
Bear Witness: A Writing & Art Exploration of Racial Injustice –– A collaboration with The Tuxedo Project Detroit and the Downtown Boxing Gym using the text "Ghost Boys" by Jewell Parker Rhodes. Local Detroit youth express feelings and thoughts through art after reading or listening to excerpts from the book. The art created is the students call to action to help end racial injustice, grades 7th-11th.
Students created the "Together Project". For more information please view its dedicated page here.
SterlingFest Juried Art Show, Sterling Heights, Mi — July, 2020
Collaboration project with The Tuxedo Project Detroit, Zab Cultural Collective and Marygrove College featuring the text "Hunger" by Roxane Gay. –– This is a hybrid reading and discussion group with reflection using abstract painting as an expressive outlet. Held at Zab Cultural Collective. Waitlist available, please email firstname.lastname@example.org for more information.
The Sprit of Art — 2020 at the Detroit Unity Temple.
Love of Art Exhibition, Detroit, Mi — ZAB Cultural Collective, February 2020
Detroit Artists Market, Detroit, Mi — DAM 2019
SterlingFest Juried Art Show, Sterling Heights, — July, 2019, first place winner, 2019
Anton Art Center — Members Show, Mt. Clements, Mi. 2023. Won Honorable Mention for "Hide and Seek".
Lawerence Street Gallery Second Place Award, "Think Small" exhibit, Piece: "Early Mornin'" 2021
SterlingFest First Place Winner, 2019
Independent Curator at Amazon — Detroit, Mi, 2023, ongoing
Curator at The Community Arts Gallery — Ferndale Mi, 2023, ongoing
Curator of The Gallery at Brewery Park and Crain Communications — 2021, ongoing
Curator of "Let's Zoom: Self-Portraits of Our Artist Communities" Traveling Exhibit — composed of 75 artists Michigan wide and traveled four tours around Metro-Detroit Michigan. Featured in the Detroit News and C&G News.
"No One Dies from Love" 7'x6' community work exhibited in Affirmations, Ferndale Mi.
Art Collab Project : 2022 Edition. Page 67. View on Amazon Here.
Donor to ArtWorks Detroit by Matrix Human Services, 2021
Crain Communications Inc. Detroit — Featured artist.
Communications Secretary for The Society of Detroit Women Sculptors and Painters — accepted 2021, currently serving a 2 year commitment for the members of the society providing newsletters and other forms of communications. Term expires 2023.
Sterling Heights Art Commission Chair — accepted 2020, currently serving a 2 year commitment enriching the city of Sterling Heights with public art. Term expires 2023.
"Radar" — 36" x 24" acrylic on canvas featured at Amazon Detroit Corporate office.
150 West Jefferson, Detroit Mi
"Left, Right, Left" — 12" x 24" acrylic on canvas installment at The Tuxedo Project Detroit.
Collaboration project with The Tuxedo Project Detroit, Zab Cultural Collective and Marygrove College featuring the text "Hunger" by Roxane Gay. –– This is a hybrid reading and discussion group with reflection using abstract painting as an expressive outlet.
Local Art Drops –– leaving in unexpected places for others to see and even take home.
Member of the Detroit Fine Arts Breakfast Club.
Member of the Detroit Society of Women Painters and Sculptors.
All Art Works, Interview, 2023. Link
EightWest, Grand Rapids, 2023. Article
C & G Macomb Township Chronicle, 2023. Article
A Healthier Michigan, 2023. Article
C & G Macomb Township Chronicle, 2023. Article
Voyage Magazine Article, 2023. Article
Great Lakes Confidential Podcast Interview, June 2022
C & G News, May 25th 2021. Article
WJZZ Cool Tv Detroit Featured Artist Interview May 5th, 2021. Watch
Detroit Free Press Article
104.3 WOMC interview, April 12, 2020. Article
Crain's Detroit Business, Op-Ed: A Paradigm Shift for Businesses and Artists, 2023. Link
Corporate Collection of 4 commissioned pieces within the Cadillac Building, Detroit, MI., 2023
Corporate Collection of 12 pieces commissioned pieces Crain Communications, Chicago, IL., 2023
Corporate Collection of 9 commissioned pieces for National Association for Business Resources, Detroit Mi., 2022
Crain Communications Private Collection, 2021: "Grit"
Amazon Detroit Private Collection, 2019: "Radar"