Amy Reader

(b. 1992, USA)

Education

Bachelor of Art in Studio Art and Comprehensive Education
University of Richmond, Richmond, VA
Graduated: May, 2015 (cum laude)

Exhibitions

2016

10x10x10xTieton
Juried; August 13 - October 9
Might Tieton Warehouse, Tieton WA

Elementos Fuego
July 30
Sachaqa Centro de Arte, San Roque de Cumbaza, Perú

2015

Matthews Alive! Art Competition and Festival
Juried - Mayor's Choice; September 4 - October 3
McDowell Center for the Arts, Matthews, NC

10x10x10xTieton
Juried; August 8 - October 11
Mighty Tieton Warehouse, Tieton, WA

Align. Alight. Awaken.
April 27 - May 7
Joel and Lila Harnett Museum of Art, Richmond, VA
May 1 - 9
The Temple of the Cosmic Mothership

2011

Scholastic Art and Writing Competition - Artist Exhibition
Silver Key; February 1-28
Mint Museum - Randolph Road, Charlotte, NC

2010

STAR! Student Artist Exhibition
October 1 - 31
Mint Museum - Randolph Road, Charlotte, NC

Pineville Fall Festival Art Show
Juried - Honorable Mention; October 15 - 17
Pineville Community Center, Pineville, NC

Awards & honors

2015

Mayor's Choice Award
Matthews Alive! Art Competition and Festival
Matthews, NC

Capitol One Merit Award for Excellence in Studio Art
University of Richmond, VA

2013

Modlin Book Award for Excellence in Studio Art
University of Richmond, VA

2012

Modlin Book Award for Excellence in Studio Art
University of Richmond, VA

2011

Silver Key in Scholastics Art and Writing Competition
Regional Award, Weddington, NC

2010

Honorable Mention
Pineville Fall Festival, Pineville, NC

Publications

2015

"Artist Profile: Amy Reader"
Lamp in Hand - December 11

"#instaartcrawl"
HappeningsCLT - December 4

"100 Women Project Crochet Art Installation and Crochet from Students"
Crochet Concupiscence - May 12

"Art Gallery: '100 Women Project' at Lovebomb"
Richmond Times Dispatch - April 22

"It's Art!"
Häkelmonster - March 24

"The 100 Women Project: Crocheting with Women Around the World"
Red Heart Yarn, "Heartstrings" Guest Blogger - March 23

#100womenproject: Crochet Wisteria Vines"
Stitch and Unwind - March 19

"New Crochet Patterns + Tutorials, Art, Fashion and More (Link Love)"
Crochet Concupiscence - March 7

"Happy National Crochet Month 2015!"
Zen Crochet - March 2

2014

Featured Artist
Baseline Literary Magazine, April 22, Vol 1, Issue 1

2011

Featured Artist
Student At Large Web Magazine, October