Amy Park received her B.F.A. from the University of Wisoncon-Madison in 1999 and her M.F.A. from the University of of Wisconsin-Madison in 2003. Amy also studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Ox-Bow Summer Art School. Her studio practice is focused on large scale watercolor paintings that investigate the history of architecture and abstraction. Park was a recipient of a Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program Award in 2007-2008. Her work has been exhibited widely in the US at Morgan Lehman Gallery in New York City; The Suburban at Project Row House in Houston, TX; The Poor Farm Experiment in Manawa, WI; and Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles, CA. Park is represented by Morgan Lehman GAllery in NYC, where she will have a solo show in spring 2014. She lives and works in Long Island City, NY with her partner, artist Paul Villinski and their son Lark.
Visit Amy Park's website at www.amypark.us/
Artist Update: Park Show Opens at Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles.
While at Serenbe, Amy worked on pieces for an upcoming show at Kopeikin Gallery in Los Angeles. Read the write up in the LA Times:http://latimesblogs.latimes.com/home_blog/2012/05/julius-shulman-watercolor-paintings.html
For this show, Amy created large-scale watercolors from the architectural photographs of Julius Shulman's images of California homes and other buildings.