2014 MFA, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2002 BFA, University of Georgia, Athens, GA
2019 TBA, Forward Arts Foundation, Atlanta, GA
2015 in general, MINT Satellite, Atlanta, GA
2014 unfictional, Ernest G. Welch Gallery, Georgia State University, Atlanta, GA
2006 Systems of Control, Roswell Visual Arts Center, Roswell, GA
Selected Group Exhibitions
2017 WORK, Formations Studio, Atlanta, GA
2017 The Game Show, Lyndon House Arts Center, Athens, GA
2016 Elegant Simplicity, Nightingale Gallery, Eastern Oregon University, La Grande, OR
2016 Lightweight, The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA
2015 Sprawl! Drawing Outside the Lines, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA
2015 Leap Year(s), The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA
2015 Ephemeral Memorable, Mammal Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2013 AQUA Art Miami, AQUA Hotel, Miami, FL
2012 Fresh Blood, Mason Murer, Atlanta, GA
2012 Trans/Positions, Kiang Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2011 GA Artists, Abernathy Arts Center, Atlanta, GA
2009 ARThouse , The Pink Palace, Atlanta, GA
2009 The December Show, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2008 Crop Circles, Cosmograms, and Psychogeographies, Eyedrum, Atlanta, GA
2007 New Life Visuals, New Life Shop, Berlin, Germany
2007 Looks Good on Paper, Spruill Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2007 Scientific Aesthetics, Altered Aesthetics, Minneapolis, MN
2005 Tug of War, Starland Gallery, Savannah, GA
Performances + Installations
2017 “Rainbow Cube,” installation, The Glass Cube at Hotel Indigo, Athens, GA. Collaboration with Candice
2016 “ALOHA – From the Greathouse-Ames Archive,” installation, Community Slide Show, Atlanta
Contemporary, Atlanta, GA. Curated by Vesna Pavlovic. Collaboration with Candice Greathouse.
2016 “silver + gold,” installation, Scenes of Disproportion, 368 PONCE Galleries, Atlanta, GA.
Collaboration with Candice Greathouse.
2016 “Paired Balloons,” installation, I FUCKING L*** YOU TOO, Kibbee Gallery, Atlanta, GA. Collaboration with Candice Greathouse.
2015 “00:41:00” and “00:02:00,” performative drawings, Monster Drawing Rally, High Museum of Art,
Atlanta, GA. Collaboration with Candice Greathouse.
2015 “Unbuilt Wall,” performance, Make Making Work Work, MINT Satellite, Atlanta, GA.
2014 "weak hand," performance and exhibition, DOUBLE|DATE, MINT, Atlanta, GA. Collaboration
with Kojo Griffin.
2012 “You, Me, and Everyone We Know [The 2nd Law of Thermodynamics],” multi-channel interactive
thermal imaging projection, College Night, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA.
2012 “High Sunrise,” time-lapse thermal imaging projection, College Night, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, GA.
Collaboration with Candice Greathouse.
2009 “You, Me, and Everyone We Know [The 1st Law of Thermodynamics],” interactive thermal
imaging projection, The December Show, Whitespace Gallery, Atlanta, GA
2006 “P.o.P.,” performative sculpture, American Dream, The DEPOT, Atlanta, GA
2005 “The Calculated Force,” kinetic sculpture, Art in Freedom Park, Freedom Park, Atlanta, GA
2017 Parallel Play, The Finishing School, UGA, Athens, GA. Co-curated with Candice Greathouse.
2015 Make Making Work Work, MINT Satellite, Atlanta, GA. Co-curated with Hez Stalcup.
2013 un(real), MINT, Atlanta, GA. Co-curated with Candice Greathouse and Chris Langley.
Awards + Honors
2018 Emerging Artist Award, Forward Arts Foundation, Atlanta, GA
2015 Artist Residency, The Hambidge Center, Rabun Gap, GA
2014 Leap Year Artist, MINT, Atlanta, GA
High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia.
Michael Rooks, Wieland Family Curator of Modern and Contemporary Art, High Museum of Art, Atlanta, Georgia.
Lock Anderson Kresler, (Erstwhile) Director of Private Sales, Post-War and Contemporary Art, Christie’s, London, England.
Jessica Smith, “’The Game Show’ Features Playful Works on Leisure and Sports,” flagpole.com, September 20, 2017.
Catherine Rush, “Parallel Play at the Finishing School in Athens,” burnaway.org, March 30, 2017.
Jessica Smith, “’I Swear I Saw This’ on View at ATHICA, ‘Parallel Play’ at the Finishing School,” flagpole.com, March 1, 2017.
Logan Lockner, “Significant Objects: Scenes of Disproportion at 368 Ponce,” burnaway.org, March 16, 2016.
Brett Levine, “Just Parenthetic: Curtis Ames at MINT Satellite, 31 North Avenue,” burnaway.org, October 23, 2015.
Gavin Godfrey, “Curtis Ames kicks of MINT’s Leap Year final exhibitions,” clatl.com, September 24, 2015.
Stephanie Cash, “Talking Heads: Curtis Ames, Andrew Boatright, and Kojo Griffin,” temporaryartreview.com, September 19, 2014. http://temporaryartreview.com/talking-heads-curtis-ames-andrew-boatright-kojo-griffin/
Meta Gary, “Artist Profile: Curtis Ames – unfictional,” vimeo.com, June 7, 2014. http://vimeo.com/97732959
Craig Dongoski, Interview for Melodically Challenged, WRAS-FM, Atlanta, GA, June 9, 2013.
Debby Michaud, “Preview: Fresh Blood at Mason Murer Fine Art,” Creative Loafing, May 15, 2012.
Cathy Fox, “Review: Young guns and old pros at lively Abernathy Arts Center Juried Exhibit,” artsatl.com, May 30, 2011.
Cathy Fox, “Juried Georgia artists exhibition at Abernathy Arts Center,” Atlanta Journal and Constitution, May 27, 2011.