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Amy-Ellen Flatchestedmama Trefsger
P.O. Box 28768 Seattle, WA 98118
www.flatchestedmama.com ~ flatchestedmama@gmail.com

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Solo Exhibits

2014 Love Poems to Sailors, Two Bells Bar and Grill, Seattle, WA
2010 Monochromatic May, Gallery4Culture, Seatlle, WA
2008 Urban Beach Scenes, Grey Gallery and Lounge, Seattle, WA
2002 Jean: The Other Raw Canvas, Art/Not Terminal Gallery, Seattle, WA

Select Performances

2015 #SewardStarWalking, Seward Park, Seattle, WA
2013 Safety Patrol Dance, NEPO 5K Don’t Run, Seattle, WA
2013 Sharing My Subconscious, YouTube weekly series, online
2012 Sharing My Subconscious, YouTube weekly series, online
2011 A Good Reminder to Always Sign Your Work, King County locations, WA
2011 Monochromatic May: Color Court, Vermillion Art Gallery and Bar, Seattle, WA
2010 Monochromatic May: Color Court, Grey Gallery and Lounge, Seattle, WA
2009 Aerial Letter Banner, Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA
2009 Inquiries for an Artist who doesn’t Draw or Paint, Artopia, Seattle, WA
2009 Monochromatic May: Color Court, Grey Gallery and Lounge, Seattle, WA
2008 Inquiries for an Artist who doesn’t Draw or Paint, Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA
2008 Monochromatic May: Color Court, Grey Gallery and Lounge, Seattle,  WA
2007 Urban Beach Walk, Georgetown Arts Festival, Seattle, WA
2007 Monochromatic May: Color Court, Phinney Ridge Art Center, Seattle, WA
2006 Urban Beach Scenes and Walks, 4Culture Site Specific Program, King County,WA
2006 Destination: Country Village, Country Village, Bothell, WA
2005 Urban Beach Scene, PDX Contemporary Art Gallery Window Project, Portland, OR
2004 Commitment Ceremony, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA
2004 Domicile: A Sense of Place, Center on Contemporary Art, Seattle, WA

Select Group Exhibit

2013 BLACKgreyWHITE, Steele Gallery, Seattle, WA
2012  Small Voids, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA
2011  Violet Strays (.com) Featured Artist, online only gallery, Seattle WA
2011 Gallery 206, Pioneer Square, Seattle, WA
2010 Making Space and Finding Time, Columbia City Theater, Seattle, WA
2010 Breast, Ouch My Eye Gallery, Seattle, WA
2010 Rise, Seattle Design Center, Seattle, WA
2009 Ship It II, Ouch My Eye Gallery, Seattle, WA
2009 Cell Everything, Vermillion Gallery, Seattle, WA
2008 Ship It, Ouch My Eye Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 Seattle Correspondence School, Artpatch Gallery, Seattle, WA
2007 Motel 2, Aurora Ave, Seattle, WA
2004 Girlie Fun, Bumbershoot, Seattle, WA
2003 Polaroid Show, The Crawl Space Gallery, Seattle, WA
2003 Speak and Spell, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2003 Girlie Fun, Consolidated Works, Seattle, WA
2002 Off the Page, SOIL Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002 Freaks, Aftermath Gallery, Seattle, WA
2002 Trademark, Area 51, Seattle, WA
2002 Sick, Black Lab Gallery, Seattle, WA

Speaking Engagements

2007 Guest Artist Lecture, Pacific Northwest College of Art, Portland, OR
2006 Slide Crawl No.3, Crawl Space Gallery, Seattle, WA

Grants / Awards / Other

2011 4Culture’s Site Specific Performance Network Program, King County, WA
2010 Guest Curator for 12 Minutes Max, On the Boards, Seattle, WA
2006 4Culture’s Site Specific Performance Network Program, King County, WA
2005 Winner of the KBSG 97.3 Beach Party Costume Contest (in Urban Beach Scene attire)
2003 –  2010 Founding member of the double dutch performance troupe: OntheDouble (dutch).
2002 Inaugural Poster of the Week, The Stranger, Seattle, WA

Select Bibliography

May 2015    CityArts Online “A Gold Star from Flatchestedmama.” by Brett Hamil
Sept. 2014   CityArts Online “Would You Marry Your Art?” by Amanda Manitach
Feb. 2014    CityArts Online “The Love List: Seattle’s Art Power Couples.” by Amanda Manitach
May 2010    The Seattle Times “Color Fades: Performance Artist Goes Gray for May.”
by Rachel Shimp
July 2006    The Seattle Times  “All aboard for art.” by Doug Esser
Sept. 2004   Seattle Post Intelligencer “She proposes to wed herself till art do her part.”
by Regina Hackett
Aug. 2004    Komo 4 News. ABC.  “Human Art.” by John Sharify
July  2004    Seattle Post Intelligencer  “CoCA’s Domicile Really Hits Home.” by Regina Hackett
July 2004     The Seattle Times  “Domicile: Home is where the art is.” by Sheila Farr
Oct.  2003    South Seattle Star  “What A Beautiful Baby; Young ‘Mom’ Makes You Look Twice.”
by Mary Guiden
Sept. 2002.  The Stranger “Poster of the Week.” by Emily Hall

Education

2012 MFA on DVD Diploma of Completion, ART THOUGHTZ by Hennessy Youngman, Internet
2005 Artist Trust EDGE graduate, Seattle, WA 
1999 AmeriCorps VISTA Volunteer, BitterLake Family Center, Seattle, WA
1998 K-12 Art Education Teaching Certificate, Carlow College, Pittsburgh, PA
1997 Bachelor of Arts, California University of Pennsylvania, California, PA