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ARTICLES / IN THE MEDIA:  

MISCELLANEA: 

  • Member of the Board of Directors, NJGSTA: New Jersey's Garden State Taxidermists' State Association, 2016 to present

  • Chapter Author: Morbid Anatomy Anthology (first and second editions), "Anthropomorphic Mouse Taxidermy" essay by Amber Maykut, 2014, 2015

  • Collections Assistant and Artist: Julian Schnabel’s Personal Taxidermy Collection, Maintenance and Repairs

  • Lecturer: "The History of Taxidermy and How Taxidermy Practices Have Changed Since Teddy Roosevelt Era", Theodore Roosevelt Birthplace National Historic Site, NYC, 2017

  • Seminar Instructor: "Pinning and Mounting Butterflies with Amber Maykut," NJGSTA: New Jersey's Garden State Taxidermists Convention and Competition, 2016 and 2017

  • Presenter: Brooklyn Magazine's Taste Talks:"Farm to Table to Wall: Making Sustainable Taxidermy from Butcher Remains", The Williamsburg Hotel, 2017

  • Taxidermy Buyer, Supplier, Class Instructor: Kannibal & Co. Home Goods Store, Jersey City, NJ, 2013 to present

  • Commission: Nick Jonas: Taxidermy Kudo Horns for a Vacation Home

  • Guest Taxidermy Instructor: Mystic Museum / Bearded Lady Vintage and Oddities, Burbank, CA

  • Commission: Five Points Tattoo, custom Kitsune taxidermy fox

  • Assistant Instructor: Wildlife Preservations in NJ, NJ State Taxidermists’ Assoc. Pheasant Taxidermy Seminar

  • Guest Instructor: Brooklyn’s House of Wax, The Oddities Pop Up Weekend of Classes

  • Host: Drink and Draw Vintage Taxidermy, Caveat NYC

  • Commission: Boles Studio: Handmade Furniture and Interiors, Red Hook, Brooklyn, 2017

  • Presenter, Greenpoint Open Studios, Studio Artists' Tour, 2016 and 2017

  • Commission: Baroness, album cover image for "Purple", various taxidermy to serve as reference pieces for the album cover painting, 2016

  • Commission: Northern Co Skateboards, "Jacob Ireland for Northern Co Skateboards", Taxidermy for dioramas for photography to appear on skateboard decks, 2016

  • Presenter: Brooklyn Historical Society, Collectors' Night, "A Taxidermy Collection," 2015

  • Lecturer and Demonstrator: "Casting a Mouse Mannequin for Taxidermy", Festival of Arcane Knowledge, Morbid Anatomy Museum, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

  • Actor and Artist: "Mystic Killer" music video by Key Rings, 2015

  • Billboard Model: NYC Subway Billboards, Artists and Fleas Holiday Promotion, 2013-2014

  • Vendor: The Oddities Flea, 2016-Present

  • Vendor: The Morbid Anatomy Flea, 2015-2016

  • Vendor: The Brooklyn Flea, 2014-2015

  • Vendor: Williamsburg's Artists and Fleas, 2013-2014

ART SHOWS: 

  • "Menagerie of Taxidermy: Works by Amber Maykut," Brouwerij Lane, Greenpoint, Brooklyn, NY, 2016

  • "Double Decker," Greenpoint Gallery, Brooklyn, NY 2016

  • "Cabinet en Curio: Art by Amber Maykut and Alli Atchison," Exhibit Salon, Brooklyn, NY 2015

  • "The Happening III," Cloud City, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

  • "Realms of the Unreal: Wherein Sundry Artists Try on Henry Darger's Shoes," Gristle Art Gallery, Brooklyn, NY, 2015

  • "Memento Mori: A Night of Rogue Taxidermy," The Walters Art Museum, Baltimore, MD, 2015

  • "Shadow Box: A Group Show," Ghost Gallery, Seattle, WA, 2015

  • "The 18th Annual New York Flower Show," The Horticultural Society of New York, via Rose Red and Lavender Floral Design, 2015

  • "The Art of Mourning," Morbid Anatomy Museum, Inaugural Exhibition, 2014–2015, (Recipient of The Victorian Society NY’s 2015 Preservation Award for Exhibitions)

  • "Rogue Taxidermy Art Show and Art Book Release," The Bell House, Brooklyn NY, 2014

  • "Sports!" Art Show for Spikes High Sports, Compound Gallery, Portland, OR, 2014

  • "The Portal Pop-Up Shop and Art Show," The Portal, Brooklyn NY, 2014

  • "Inferno Art Show," Brooklyn Fireproof, Brooklyn NY, November 2013

  • "Resurrection Gala and Art Opening," The Observatory, Brooklyn NY, 2013

AWARDS:

  • NJGSTA: New Jersey's Garden State Taxidermists Association's Annual Competition & Convention, 2017:

    • Best of Category: Amateur Division, Deer

    • Best of Category: Open Division, Wildlife Art, Butterfly Display

    • First Place: Amateur Division, Mammals

    • First Place: Amateur Division, Water Fowl

    • First Place: Amateur Division, Habitat

    • First Place: Open Division, Wildlife Art

  • NEAT: New England Association of Taxidermists Annual Competition & Convention, 2016:

    • Best of Category: Wildlife Art

    • First Place: Wildlife Art

    • First Place: Amateur Division, Mammals

    • First Place: Amateur Division, Water Fowl

    • Second Place: Amateur Division, Upland Game

    • Second Place: Amateur Division, Habitat

  • NJGSTA: New Jersey's Garden State Taxidermists Association's Annual Competition & Convention, 2016:

    • Best in Show: Amateur Division

    • First Place: Amateur Division, Mammals

    • First Place: Amateur Division, Birds

    • First Place: Amateur Division, Habitat

    • Second Place: Open Division, Wildlife Art

  • NJGSTA: New Jersey's Garden State Taxidermists Association's Annual Competition & Convention, 2015:

    1. Second Place: Amateur Division, Mammals

    2. Second Place: Amateur Division, Birds

    3. Third Place: Novelty Division, Jackalope

    4. Second Place: Rogue Division, Anthropomorphic Taxidermy

    5. Third Place: Rogue Division, Anthropomorphic Taxidermy

    6. Third Place: Rogue Division, Fantasy

    7. Third Place: Rogue Division, Interpretive

  • Baltimore Taxidermy Open, The Bazaar Baltimore Prize, 2015