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artist , educator

Michele Amateau Amato, American artist, educator. Recipient New Forius Regional award, National Endowment Arts, 1992; National Education Association fellow, 1988; research grantee Pennsylvania State University, 1989, travel grantee Pennsylvania State University Institute for Arts and Humanistic Studies, 1991. Member College Art Association, Women's Caucus for Art.


Amato, Michele Amateau was born on July 29, 1945 in Flushing, New York, United States. Daughter of Harold Amateau and Ann (Resnick) Amato.


Bachelor of Fine Arts, Boston University, 1968. Master of Fine Arts, University Colorado, 1973.


Chairperson, professor of art Wichita (Kansas) State University, 1977-1978. Visiting professor art Minneapolis (Minnesota) College of Art and Design, 1978-1979, University Texas, San Antonio, 1982-1983. Curator of exhibitions Patrick Gallery, Austin, 1983-1984.

Visiting artist University Colorado, Boulder, 1984-1985. Professor art University Texas, Austin, 1985. Visiting artist East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina, 1986.

Professor art Southwest Texas State University, San Marcos, 1987-1988. Represented by Flatfile Contemporary Gallery, Chicago. Area head, professor art Pennsylvania State University School of Visual Arts, University Park, since 1988.

Member editorial advisory board Collegiate Press, Alta Loma, California, since 1990.


  • Other Work

    • Member editorial board Ocular magazine, 1972-1979. Art and dance columnist Straight Creek Journal, 1971-1976, Boulder Daily Camera, 1971-1974. Exhibited in one-person shows Kornblee Gallery, New York City, 1975-1978, 85, Museum Contemporary Hispanic Art, 1989, Nahan Contemporary, New York City, 1990, Freedman Gallery, Albright College, 1991, Lyons Matrix Gallery, 1993.

      Exhibited in group shows Cleveland State University, 1994, Dallas International Art Expo., 1994, Chicago Art Fair, 1994, Tokyo Art Expo, 1990-1994, Acme Incorporated, Los Angeles, 2004, State University of New York, Cortland, 1993. Represented in permanent collections Chase Manhattan Bank, New York City, Denver Art Museum, Rose Art Museum, Brandeis University.

      Represented by Sandra Gering Gallery, New York City.


Member College Art Association, Women's Caucus for Art.


Married Albert Alhadeff, May 28, 1969 (divorced). 1 child, Cara Judea; married Don K. Schule, November 22, 1978.

Harold Amateau Amato

Ann (Resnick) Amato

Albert Alhadeff

Don K. Schule

Cara Judea Amato