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Cincinnati, OH, amylynbrand@gmail.com

Amy Lyn Brand

Education

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

Muskingum University, New Concord, OH, Multi-Age Teaching Certification in Art preK-12, 2005

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

  • Phi Beta Kappa Society
  • General and Departmental Honors

Perkiomen School, Valedictorian, 1999

 

Solo Exhibitions

2015, The Feed Me Project: On Breastfeeding and Motherhood, Supported by a Leeway Foundation Art and Change Grant, Upper Perkiomen Community Life Center, East Greenville, PA

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

2013, House in the Garden, Pennsylvania Horticulture Society Pop Up Garden, The 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, The Red Light District, Shaker’s Cigar Bar, Milwaukee, WI

2015, Breasts at Work, The Mother Nurture Center, Redondo Beach, CA

2015, Reframing Motherhood, Perinatal Depression Conference, The Philadelphia Department of Public Heath, and Philly Tour Hub, Philadelphia, PA

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

 

Teaching Experience

2015-Present, Upper School Art Teacher, Cincinnati Country Day School, Cincinnati, OH

2008-Present, Independent Tutor, Art, Writing, and SAT Prep, Pennsburg, PA and Cincinnati, OH

2009-2010, Art Instructor, Studio B, Boyertown, PA

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

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

 

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

 

Grants and Awards

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

2010-2013 Grant, Partial Tuition for MFA in Studio Arts, 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