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Professional Summary

“Amy has delivered commissions and sensory workshops for our festivals, working with all ages within the public realm.  She responds to each brief with a dynamic approach and careful consideration for audiences, creating experiences that are imaginative and playful.” 

Liam Rich, Cultural Events Manager, Chelmsford City Council11401177_10152835235546916_5293962749260336020_n

Exhibitions

  • ‘Chapter 2’, collective exhibition, Beecroft Art Gallery, Southend-on-Sea, Aug 2016
  • ‘Antipodean Essex’, Leigh Art Trail, Studio 19, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, June 2016
  • ‘The Hive in Leigh’, collective exhibition, Annabel Dee Gallery & Studios, Leigh-on-Sea, Essex, May 2016
  • ‘Whole House ReUse’, collective exhibition, Canterbury Museum, Christchurch, New Zealand, June-Aug 2015
  • ‘@Home’, Life in Vacant Spaces, Christchurch, New Zealand, March 2015
  • ‘On Show’, Hive collective exhibition, Chelmsford Museum, Jan-March 2015
  • ‘Heritage and History and Stuff’, Hadleigh Art Trail 2014: Oct 2014
  • “Digital Painting’, AA2A Residency – exhibition: June 2014
  • ‘Essex Life’, Leigh Art Trail, Leigh on Sea (collective): June 2014
  • ‘Maggie – Design for Life’, Clerkenwell Design Week: Live performative exhibition: May 2014
  • Winter Open, Miss Annabel Dee Gallery & Studios, Leigh on Sea: Dec 2013
  • Autumn Open, Studio 19, Leigh on Sea: Nov 2013
  • ‘Organic Booth’, Sensation Festival, Chelmsford – Public Installation: Sept 2013
  • ‘Indigestion’, Sensation Festival – Solo Exhibition, Ideas Hub Chelmsford: Sept 2013
  • SEEN II: Gatehouse Arts, Harlow June-Aug 2013
  • HIVE:  Beecroft Gallery April-June 2013

 Residencies/Studio Collective

  • Studio 19 – membership, Leigh on Sea
  • Leigh Art Trail – Director, Marketing
  • ‘@Home’, Microhouse residency series, Life in Vacant Spaces, Christchurch, New Zealand, Feb, March 2015
  • 6-month research sabbatical, Christchurch New Zealand: ‘Deconstruction’ – Observing art in the public realm: Nov 2014-May 2015
  • ‘Sea Stories’, Fishermans Chapel, Leigh on Sea – collaborative project with a writer and text based research: (ongoing)
  • ‘Natural Design’- Live Mural, Clerkenwell Design Week, London: May 2014
  • AA2A Artist Scheme – Residency at Chelmsford College: Oct 2013-June 2014
  • HIVE Artist Studios (permanent resident): Aug 2012-present

Curation

  • ‘@Home’: collective installation piece, Microhouse residency, Life in Vacant Spaces, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2015
  • ‘Creative Colony’: collaborative installation & CPD: Artists, Tutors & Students in Chelmsford, Oct 2013 – Feb 2014
  • Leigh Art Trail 2014
  • HIVE Pop-Up Shop: Christmas 2013
  • ‘Sensory Overload’: As part of a collective exhibition curated by the Ideas Hub, Chelmsford, Sept 2013
  • Philip Townsend, 1960s Vintage Photography: Interior Angle Art Design Gallery, Autumn 2011
  • Dom Pattinson and Summer Collection: Interior Angle art Design Gallery, Summer 2011
  • New York Affordable Art Fair: Interior Angle Art Design Gallery, May 2011
  • Glasgow Art Fair Collection: Interior Angle Arts Design Gallery, March 2011
  • Christmas 2010: Interior Angle Art Design Gallery, winter 2010
  • Chelmsford Town Centre Public Art Trail, Chelmsford Arts Trail: Chelmsford Borough Council, 2010
  • Arts Education in Chelmsford: A Taster…: Chelmsford Borough Council, Sept 2010
  • Temporary Public Art, Chelmsford Arts Trail 2010: Chelmsford Borough Council
  • Chelmsford Arts Trail Collective Exhibition 2010: Chelmsford Borough Council
  • Chelmsford Arts Trail 2008, 2009, 2010: Chelmsford Borough Council
  • ART in Shops, 2008-2010: Chelmsford Borough Council
  • Chelmsford Virtual Gallery 2008-2009

Creative Consultancy

  • Open Workshop XCHC – development, funding support, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2015
  • XCHC – studio development, strategy for artist recruitment, steering group, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2015
  • Leigh Art Trail – marketing strategy, education coordination, creative direction, 2014-2016 (on-going)
  • ‘Studio 10’ feasibility study – studio development, research and strategy, Leigh on Sea, 2014
  • ‘Creative Colony’ – interpretation & development research for Chelmsford College, AA2A Scheme, 2013/2014
  • ‘Creative Chelmsford’ consultancy contract – Audience development guidance for the design of a website to support conversation and idea exchange between local artists – under construction, 2010-2011
  • Chelmsford Arts trail consultancy contract – Marketing and audience development advice, 2008-2010
  • ‘Arts in Chelmsford’: Chelmsford Borough Council, 2008-2010

Project Management/Facilitation

  • Essex Network of Artist Studios development – marketing and artist representative
  • Melford Hall Community Map: National Trust, summer 2012
  • Stepping Stones: Collaboration between Chelmsford Borough Council, CADE (Writtle College) & Essex & Suffolk Water: Artist mentor scheme to support students to respond to the concepts of “sustainability, environment & community”.
  • Essex Summer of Art 2010 – steering group and marketing support
  • Chelmsford Arts Trail 2008, 2009, 2010: Chelmsford Borough Council

Community Engagement/Workshops

  • Bespoke art/design workshops at Studio 19, Leigh -on-Sea, 2016
  • ‘@Home’, Microhouse residency, Life in Vacant Spaces, Christchurch, New Zealand, 2015
  • Leigh Art Trail – programming, education exhibition – 2014
  • Essex Network of Artist Studios – planning, development, 2012-2015
  • Hadleigh Art Trail – Blog, 2014
  • Leigh Art Trail – Schools Liaison, Exhibition & Exhibition, 2014
  • ‘Creative Colony’: a showcase and instigation of a fine art platform for Chelmsford, 2014
  • 3 Foot People Festival – ‘Boxed In’, cardboard wonderland – installation, workshop – performance and making, 2012, 2013, 2014
  • Active Melbourne: Chelmer Housing Partnership, 2010, 2011
  • Community Art Workshops – Chelmer Housing Partnership, Meadows Shopping Centre, Footprints Theatre Company
  • Arts Development Officer, Chelmsford Borough Council: 2008-2010
  • Chelmsford Arts Trail Educational programming, 2008-2010
  • Chelmsford Virtual Gallery 2008-2010

Publications

  • ‘Public Art in Essex’, East of England Arts Directory: Green Pebble Publishing, March 2011