Amy Schmierbach

Amy Schmierbach

Artist
Profile Location
Hays , KS
Artist Statement

Amy Schmierbach, Professor, Fort Hays State University in Hays, KS, has taught drawing and intermedia since 2000. Amy received her BFA in Printmaking at Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville and her MFA in Printmaking from Illinois State University. She has exhibited across the country and Canada, including SNAP Gallery in Alberta and Aqua Art Fair in Miami, FL. Amy has been the recipient of over 15 grants to fund her social practice and community service art projects. These funders include Women’s Studio Workshop in Rosendale, NY, The New Mexico Arts Commission in Santa Fe, NM, Surface Design Association and various local/state organizations. Amy is passionate about engaging under represented populations in art experiences and believes it is the duty of an artist to make art and art experiences available to everyone. Her latest projects engage adults with special needs in the craft of weaving.

Medium
Drawing
Fiber / Textiles
Photography
Print / Paper
 
 

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