Amber Stucke is an interdisciplinary artist based in Los Angeles, California. She identifies her work within ideas of social relationships situated between artistic research, science and imagination. Through materials of sound and language, performance, installations, embodied and appropriated drawings, scientific prints and DIY artist books, her research interests include questions of symbiotic and rhizomatic relationships, Native American ethnobotany, local knowledge systems, plant-human relationships, evolutionary biology, consciousness, and the appropriation of visual scientific classification structures.

Stucke holds a Master of Fine Arts degree from the California College of the Arts in San Francisco and has also had additional studies at Goldsmith’s College in London and The School of the Art Institute of Chicago. Her work has been exhibited at Satellite Berlin (Berlin, Germany),BAK (Utrecht, Netherlands), University of Oporto (Oporto, Portugal), Cain Schulte Contemporary Art (San Francisco, CA), Punch Gallery (Seattle, WA), Kala Art Institute & Gallery (Berkeley, CA), and Zacatecas Cultural Center (Zacatecas, Mexico); solo shows include: Electric Works (San Francisco, CA), The David Brower Center (Berkeley, CA), The LAB (San Francisco, CA), Clay Street Press (Cincinnati, OH), and 2731 Prospect Gallery (Cleveland, OH). She is a recipient of the 2016/2017 Curtis Gates Lloyd Research Fellowship at the Lloyd Library & Museum, a participating artist of Satellite Berlin in Germany, a member of the Society of Artistic Research (SAR), and a contributing writer to The Learned Pig



PUBLICATION: Art:21 Blog, Bedfellows Art & Visual Culture, July 2012, Both a Science and an Art by Victoria Gannon http://blog.art21.org/2011/07/08/bedfellows-both-a-science-and-an-art/#more-42965

PUBLICATION: Consciousness, Literature and the Arts, Volume 13, Number 1, April 2012, Creative Writing, United KingdomEmbodying Symbiosis: A Philosophy of Mind in Drawing by Amber Stucke - Entire Thesis Published in Open Source International, Academic Journal http://blackboard.lincoln.ac.uk/bbcswebdav/users/dmeyerdinkgrafe/archive/stucke.html

PUBLICATION: C-Lab, May 2012, is an art collective and organization based in the UK that engages with critical and contemporary amalgamations of art, science and technology. Headed up by London-based artists, Howard Boland and Laura Cinti, it focuses on artistic explorations of meaning and idiosyncrasies involving life both organic and synthetic

PUBLICATION: NOEMA, May 2012, is a website based in Italy devoted to stimulate reflections about the relationships among culture (in a broader meaning, i.e. customs, lifestyles, communication, economy, art…) and new technologies 

PUBLICATION: The Drawing Center Viewing Program, June 2012 : Established in 1977 in New York, The Drawing Center’s Viewing Program offers emerging artists the opportunity to include their work in a curated Artist Registry that is consulted by a wide variety of arts professionals from across the globe: curators, gallerists, collectors, and educators, among others

PUBLICATION: ART PARTICIPANT, August 2012, is a blog from Charles Guice Contemporary developed to facilitate dialogue about the gallery’s artists and their work, as well as about photography, culture and art in general

PUBLICATION: HUNGRY HYAENA, October 2012, is a project by artist and writer Christopher Reiger.  HH content is wide-ranging, but its principle focus is art.  The blog's readership is composed of artists, curators, and other arts professionals, as well as a general mix of folks interested in art, ecology, and natural history

PUBLICATION: Rogue Art Research & Writing (RARW), April 2013, is a non-profit monthly art journal based on California arts and cultural journalism. Founded in 2009, RARW publishes monthly online issues, focusing on visual arts, performance arts, music, poetry and more

PUBLICATION: Eleven Eleven Journal #15 Issue: September, 2013, is a biannual journal of literature and art published through the MFA Writing program at California College of the Arts in San Francisco. The aim of the publications is to provide a forum for risk and experimentation and to serve as an exchange between writers and artists

PUBLICATION: The Learned Pig , March 2014, is an online magazine based in the UK with areas of interest in art, nature, thinking & writing