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Pennsburg, PA • amylynbrand@gmail.com

Amy Brand

Education

University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA, MFA in Studio Art, 2014

Muskingum University, New Concord, OH, Teaching Certification in Art, 2005

Vassar College, BA in Art with a minor in anthropology, Poughkeepsie, NY, 2003

 

Grants and Awards

2014, Art and Change Grant, Leeway Foundation, Philadelphia, PA

2010-2013 Grant, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2005, ETS Recognition of Excellence on Praxis II: Principles of Learning and Teaching

2003, Phi Beta Kappa Society, Vassar College

2003, Graduated from Vassar College with General and Departmental Honors

2002, Lilo Stern Award for best paper written at Vassar in the Social Sciences

1999, Valedictorian, The Perkiomen School

 

Teaching

2015-Present, Art Teacher, Grades 9-12, Cincinnati Country Day School, Cincinnati, OH

  • ArtI, Art II, Art II
  • Honors Studio Art
  • AP 2-D Design
  • Clay and 3-D Design

2005-2009, Art Teacher, Grade 5-12, The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA

  • Planned curriculum and taught art courses, grades 5-12, in general Studio Arts, Ceramics & Sculpture, Drawing & Painting, Advanced classes, and independent studies.
  • Planned and supervised After School Art program
  • Founding advisor for Gay Straight Alliance and Art Club

2008-2014, Independent Tutor, Writing, SAT, and Art, Pennsburg, PA

2009-2010, Art Instructor, Grades 3-7, Adult Classes, Studio B, Boyertown, PA

2006-2008, Art Instructor, Ages 3-12, Drawing, Sculpture, YMCA, Pennsburg, PA

 

Solo Exhibitions

2014, But Mary Treasured Up All These Things and Pondered Them in Her Heart, MFA Studio Art 2014 Thesis Exhibition, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2013, House in the Garden, Pennsylvania Horticulture Society Pop Up Garden, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2012, The Zoo, Kriebel Gallery at The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA

2005, Full Circle Round, Kriebel Gallery at The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA

 

Group Exhibitions

2016, Summer Work, Cincinnati Country Day School, Cincinnati, OH

2013, WIP Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2013, A Little Bit of Everything, Gallery 224, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2013, Art in the Office, President’s Office, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2012, WIP Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2012, Two Vs. One, Checkmate, 224 Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2012, In Your Space, 224 Gallery, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2011, WIP Show, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2011, Raise the Roof, Hamilton Hall Galleries, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2009, Salon Des Refuses, Philadelphia/Tri-State Artists Equity, Main Line Unitarian Church, Devon, PA

2009, Young Alums, Kriebel Gallery at The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA

2003, Thesis Show, Vassar College, Poughkeepsie, NY

 

Curating

2013, Altered Realities, MFA project, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2012, The Shaft, MFA project with Maiza Hixson, Lauren Ruth, University of the Arts, Philadelphia, PA

2009, Young Alums, Kriebel Gallery at The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA

 

Collections

Map of My Face, Oil on Canvas, The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA

Leaf Study, Pastel on paper, The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA

 

Commissioned Work

2012, Caribbean Reef, Mural, with Laura Hudson, Barto, PA

 

Community Service

2014, Volunteer Artist, Chalk Street Art, Make Music Upper Perk Festival, Upper Perkiomen Valley, PA

2013, Earth Day Collaborative Sculpture, Students ages 7-18, The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA

2012, Cardboard Sculpture Workshops, The Zoo, Grades 6-12, The Perkiomen School, Pennsburg, PA

2010-2012, Board Member, Upper Perkiomen Valley Library, Red Hill, PA

2000-2002, Volunteer Teaching Assistant, Arlington Elementary, Poughkeepsie, NY