About

Born in Bosnia in 1975, Amer Kobaslija fled the war-torn country in 1993 for Germany where he attended the Art Academy in Dusseldorf. In 1997, he was offered asylum by the United States and immigrated to Florida where he completed his B.F.A. in Printmaking at the Ringling College of Art and Design in Sarasota, FL. Following, he obtained his M.F.A. in Painting at Montclair State University in New Jersey. He has had numerous solo exhibitions in Paris, New York, Los Angeles, San Francisco, Chicago and Miami In 2013, he was awarded a John Simon Guggenheim Memorial Foundation Fellowship and he is also the recipient of the Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant (2007) and Joan Mitchell Foundation Grant (2005). His work is in the collection of the U.S. Department of State’s Art in Embassies Program. His works have been reviewed and printed in publications such as The New York Times, Art in America, ArtNews, Art & Antiques, The Village Voice, New York Time Out, New York Magazine, The New York Sun, The San Francisco Chronicle, and The Florida Times Union. He is currently Assistant Professor of Art and Art History at Gettysburg College in Pennsylvania and splits his time between Gettysburg and New York City.

Exhibition

SELECTED SOLO EXHIBITIONS
2012 Amer Kobaslija: One Hundred Views of Kesennuma, Paintings of Japan’s Altered Landscape, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2011 Amer Kobaslija: One Hundred Views of Kessenuma, Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg, PA
Amer Kobaslija: The Road to Rossinière: Paintings of Balthus' Studio, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY*
2008 (In) Significant Objects, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Amer Kobaslija: New Paintings, Rena Bransten Gallery, San Francisco, CA
Amer Kobaslija: Poetics of Space, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2006 Amer Kobaslija: Recent Paintings, Galerie RX, Paris, France
Large-Scale Studio Paintings, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
Studio Paintings, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
The Newsstand Project, The Jaxon House, Venice, CA
2004 Studio Paintings, Finlea Gallery, Montclair, NJ
2003 New Paintings, Haskell Gallery, Jacksonville, FL
New Paintings, Croslley Gallery, Sarasota, FL
2002 Elemental, Mussallem Gallery, Jacksonville, FL*
2001 Brown Paintings, Pecci Gallery, Jacksonville, FL*
1999 Drawings of Bosnia, Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL*



SELECTED GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2015 Amer Kobaslija: Survey Exhibitioin, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2012 Artists’ Ink, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
Faculty Exhibition 2012, Schmucker Art Gallery, Gettysburg, PA
2011 Art of Collecting, Flint Institute of the Arts, Flint, MI
Small, Luise Ross Gallery, New York, NY
Art on Art, Adam Baumgold Gallery, New York, NY
Size Matters, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2010 Narcissus in the Studio: Artist Portraits and Self-Portraits, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts, Philadelphia, PA*
Summer Group Show: New and Classic, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
Real(ists), Selby Gallery, Ringling College of Art and Design, Sarasota, FL*
2008 Cool, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2007 Inside/Outside, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
Alumni Montclair Exhibition, PPOW Gallery, New York, NY
Dreams Take Flight-2007 Annual Auction, Pacific Northern Academy, Anchorage, AK
2006 Private Viewing, Leroy Neiman Center Gallery, Columbia University, New York, NY
2004-2005 Joan Mitchell Grant Recipients, Cue Art Foundation, New York, NY
Group Show, George Adams Gallery, New York, NY
2005 MFA Show, White Box Annex, New York, NY
1999 Views of Distant Lands, Cummer Museum of Arts and Gardens, Jacksonville, FL
1998 Points of Color, Cornell Museum of Art, Delray Beach, FL
1996 Neue Zeichnungen, Altstadt Galerie, Duesseldorf, Germany
1992 Ulja, Selman Galerija, Banja Luka, Bosnia and Hercegovina

Work Selection

Alternate Text

Lowe's Tubes, Ichetucknee, 2017