CV – Amy Ferrari

Solo Exhibitions

2015    The Boat House, Kitchener, Ontario
2015    State of the City Breakfast, RIM Park, Waterloo, Ontario
2015    Planning and Public Works Offices, Waterloo City Centre, Waterloo, Ontario
2015    The Mayor’s Offices – Councillor Mark Whaley’s Office, Waterloo City Centre, Waterloo, Ontario
2015    Button Factory Arts, Waterloo, Ontario, Serene Yellow Spaces
2014    Kitchener Public Library – Central Library Art Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario
2014    The Mayor’s Offices – Board Room, Waterloo City Centre, Waterloo, Ontario
2013     McCormick Library, Waterloo, Ontario, Vegetationage
2013     Harper Library, Waterloo, Ontario, LandShapes
2013     Moksha Yoga Studios, Waterloo, Ontario, Expressions in Abstract Agreement
2012     Moksha Yoga Studios, Waterloo, Ontario, LandShapes
2012     Princess Cinema Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario, LandShapes
2012     The Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Ontario,
                Bodacious Bucolic Extracts
2011     The Burgundy Room,  University of Waterloo Faculty Club,  Waterloo,  Ontario
2011     Princess Cinema Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario, MUKsters!!!
2011     Cambridge Centre for the Arts, Cambridge, Ontario
                Adventures in Canadian Landscapes
2010     The Mayor’s Offices, Waterloo City Hall, Waterloo, Ontario
2010     Princess Cinema Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario
2010     The Performance Studio at the Button Factory, WCAC, Waterloo, Ontario
                Expressions in Abstract Agreement
2010    The Performance Studio at the Button Factory, WCAC, Waterloo, Ontario
                Expressions in Abstract Agreement
2010    The Rotunda Gallery, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Ontario,
                Expressions in Abstract Agreement
2010    Carousel Clothing, Kitchener, Ontario
2009    Princess Cinema Gallery, Waterloo, Ontario   Expressions from the Floressence
2007    Bering and James, Houston, Texas
2006    Karen Derr & Associates, Galveston, Texas
2006    Morton Street Gallery, Richmond, Texas
2006    Zebo’s Coffee House, Katy, Texas
2006    Zebo’s Coffee House, Tomball, Texas
2005    Karen Derr & Associates, Houston, Texas
2005    Zebo’s Coffee House, Katy, Texas
2005    Zebo’s Coffee House, Tomball, Texas
2004    Hot Tops Hair Salon, Houston, Texas
1998    The Fine Arts Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina
1998    Huske Hardware Store Micro-Brewery, Fayetteville, North Carolina
1998    Gallery 122, Fayetteville, North Carolina
1997    The Fine Arts Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina

Group Exhibitions

2015    Collective Identity’s Fast Forward Waterloo Region, The Museum, Kitchener, Ontario
2015    Stone Soup Blues Pop Up Gallery, The Museum, Kitchener, Ontario
2015    Art District Gallery, Member and Exhibitor; May – December, Kitchener, Ontario
2015    3rd Annual Spring Art Sale In Support of the Waterloo Region Food Bank,
The Accelerator Centre, Waterloo, Ontario
2015    The Fire and Ice Gala, Leadership Waterloo Region, Waterloo, Ontario
2014    Chrysalides House of Art, Waterloo, Ontario
2014    The Artisan Zone, Kitchener, Ontario
2014    The Fire and Ice Gala, Leadership Waterloo Region, Waterloo, Ontario
2013    The Artisan Zone, Kitchener, Ontario
2013    Box 13, juried show, Double R Steel, Kitchener, Ontario
2013    Art Allies: Reunion, presented at The Button Factory, Waterloo, Ontario
2013    Chrysalides House of Art, Waterloo, Ontario
2013    Maxwell’s House of Music, Waterloo, Ontario
2012    Fantasy and Gothica Art Exhibit, Waterloo Festival for Animated Cinema
2012    Maxwell’s House of Music, Waterloo, Ontario
2012    Art Allies: Coalescence, presented at WalterFedy, Kitchener, Ontario
2011    Art Allies: Art Movement, The Button Factory, Waterloo, Ontario
2011    WCAC Colors of Art, The Button Factory, Waterloo, Ontario
2011    The Communitech Hub, at the Tannery Building, Kitchener, Organic Poetry
2011    The Accelerator Center,  Waterloo, Ontario, Organic Poetry
2010    Box 10, juried show, The Breithaupt Block, Kitchener, Ontario
2007    Bering & James Gallery, Houston, Texas   Cinco
2006   Morton Street Gallery, Richmond, Texas   Fun, Fantasy & Art
2006   Bering & James Gallery, Houston, Texas   Cinco; Landscapes & Stills
2006   Mind Puddles, Houston, Texas
2006   Aroma’s Coffee & Tea House, Houston, Texas
2006   Winter Street Studios Gallery, Houston, Texas
               Alex Daniyel Art Show Benefiting the Periwinkle Foundation;
               2nd Annual Winter Street Studios Artists Exhibition
2005   Winter Street Studios Gallery, Houston, Texas
               Art on the Avenue: 1st Annual Winter Street Studios Artists Exhibition
2005   Morton Street Gallery, Richmond, Texas
2005   Bering & James Gallery, Houston, Texas
              Cinco; The Square Show; April Showers Bring May Flowers
2005   Augusta Pines Country Club, Spring, Texas
              “Havana Nights” Benefiting The Regional Arts Council
2005   Orangeburg Arts Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina
2005   George R. Brown Convention Center, Houston Texas  Empower Art Competition
2005   KGA Compound Group, Houston, Texas
2005   Galerie Ana Julia Aguado, Zacateros No. 32,  San Miguel De Allende, Mexico
               Texas Ten x Ten
2005   Legal Eagles Gallery, Tomball, Texas   Anniversary Show
2005   Sippora Gallery, Houston, Texas   In The Minds Eye; Beam Me Up Scottie
2004   Bering & James Gallery, Houston, Texas The $100 Box” Benefit for “I Have a Dream”
2004   Mindpuddles, Houston, Texas, The $100 Box; Benefit for “I Have a Dream”
2004   Gallery 101, Houston, Texas  Art on the Avenue Benefit Show; Soft Frequency Hard
2004   Legal Eagles Gallery, Tomball, Texas   Grand Opening
2002   Cape Fear Studios, Fayetteville, North Carolina  Who’s Afraid of the Big Bad Abstract?
2001    Wake Forest University, The Worrell Professional Center,  Winston-Salem,
North Carolina
              The School of Law & The Babcock School Fall Art Show:  Organic Language
2001    Davidson County Community College, Lexington,
North Carolina  Point, Counterpoint
2000   William Throckmorton Library, Fort Bragg, North Carolina  I Could Do That
2000   Fayetteville State University, Fayetteville, North Carolina
               Current Work: A National Competition (Third Place)
2000   The Sawtooth Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina
                AAWS – Dimensions 2000: The Art of the New Millennium
2000   Arts Council Center, Fayetteville, North Carolina
2000   The Portfolio Gallery, Columbia, South Carolina (1997 – 2000)
1999   I.P. Stanback Museum at South Carolina State University, Orangeburg,
South Carolina
               Image, Media, & Technology: Artists and the Creative Process
1999    Cape Fear Studios, Fayetteville, North Carolina
               Facets of the Prism: Adventures in Color, Form and Family Art
1999    Gallery 122, Fayetteville, North Carolina   Wet (Best of Show)
1999    Level Three, Fayetteville, North Carolina   Sun and the Moon
1998    The Sawtooth Center, Winston-Salem, North Carolina.  AAWS – Untitled
1997    The Fine Arts Center, Orangeburg, South Carolina   Women Artists
1995    Madison Avenue Art Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee
1995    Wild Studio and Gallery, Memphis, Tennessee   New Light

 Public Art

2015     ArtsSmart Project Arts Teacher at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute,
Kitchener, Ontario
2015    Art District Gallery, Curation Committee Chair; May – December, Kitchener, Ontario
2015     KWARZ Lab’s KWARZ-Bot, Maker Expo, Kitchener City Hall, Kitchener, Ontario
2015     National Youth Art Week’s  eyeGO to the Arts event, Extra Curricular:
                 “Amy’s Art Attack”  Waterloo Public Square, Waterloo, Ontario
2015     PAWG Committee Member, A Public Arts Works Group for Kitchener, Ontario
2015     The Brush Off, Contestant, Button Factory Arts, Ontario
2015     Panelist for Leadership Day, Leadership Waterloo Region, New Dundee, Ontario
2014     The Brush Off, Contestant, The Museum, Kitchener, Ontario
2014     PAWG Committee Member, A Public Arts Works Group for Kitchener, Ontario
2014     ArtsSmart Project Arts Teacher at Forest Hills Public School, Kitchener, Ontario
2013     The Brush Off, Contestant, The Museum, Kitchener, Ontario
2013     PAWG Committee Member, A Public Arts Works Group for Kitchener, Ontario
2012     Artist in Residence, REAP, The Felt Lab at the Quarry Building, St. Jacobs, Ontario
2012     PAWG Committee Member, A Public Arts Works Group for Kitchener, Ontario                                       2011     Juror for Kitchener Consolidated Maintenance Facility Public Art Competition

Workshops & Presentations Given

2015   “Language of Line”  REAP Lunch and Learn Presentation, The Felt Lab,
St. Jacobs, Ontario

2015    “Amy’s Art Lab”, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo, Ontario

2014     “Color Lab”, ”Art From Random Elements”, “Explorations in Tesselations”,
             The Button Factory, Waterloo, Ontario

2014     Live Television Appearance on “Daytime”, on Roger’s Community TV,                                                                     Channel  20, Interviewed by Mark Paine at Roger’s Community                                           Television Studio, Kitchener, Ontario, January 24

2013     “Visual Literacy”, REAP, The Felt Lab at The Quarry Building,
St. Josephs, Ontario

2013     “Trouncing the Color Wheel”, “Art From Random Elements”,
The Button Factory, Waterloo, Ontario

2012     “Trouncing the Color Wheel”, The Button Factory, Waterloo, Ontario

2011     Live Television Appearance on “Daytime”, on Roger’s Community TV,                                                         Channel 20, interviewed by Jay Changnon at Roger’s CommunityTelevision Studio, Kitchener,Ontario, January 31

2011     “Art From Random Elements”, “Trouncing the Color Wheel”,
The Button Factory, Waterloo, Ontario

2010     Live Television Appearance on “Daytime”, on Roger’s Community TV,                                  Channel 20, interviewed by Jay Changnon at Roger’s Community Television Studio, Kitchener,Ontario, January 5

2009     “Art From Random Elements”, Kitchener, Ontario

2008    “But..,But,.. I’m not Creative…” Workshop, Jerrys Artarama, Houston, Texas

2006     Demonstration of Techniques, Marble Falls Art League, Marble Falls, Texas

2005    “But..,But,.. I’m not Creative…” Workshop, Legal Eagles Gallery, Tomball, Texas

2005     Beginning Abstracts with Acrylics Workshop, Amy Ferrari Art Studio,                                     Tomball, Texas

2000     A Time to Draw, Orangeburg Fine Arts Center, twice monthly,
February 3 – November 2. (Drawing group leader.)

1999     Symposium on “Image, Media & Technology: Artists and the Creative Process”,
I.P. Stanback Museum, S.C. State University, Orangeburg, SC.

1998     “Turning Your Doodles into Art” Workshop, Orangeburg League of Artists,
Orangeburg Fine Arts Center.

Collections

Communitech, Kitchener, Ontario
Grand River Hospital Cancer Center, Kitchener, Ontario
Lyondell Chemical Company Worldwide Headquarters, Houston, Texas
Susan Aude Fisher, News Anchor, Columbia, South Carolina
Corbin Van Arsdale, Texas State Representative, District 130, Houston, Texas
Austin James and Blakely Bering, Bering & James Gallery, Houston, Texas
Acura of Memphis, Memphis, Tennessee
Methodist Oaks Retirement Home, Orangeburg, South Carolina
Fayetteville Urology Associates, Fayetteville, North Carolina

Numerous private collections in Alabama, California, Georgia, Maryland, New Jersey, New York, North Carolina, South Carolina, Texas, Tennessee, Ontario, Sweden, and Switzerland.

Bibliography

“Fast Food for the Soul”, Kitchener Post, Kitchener, ON,  January 31, 2014, front page

“Art Chat”, Cambridge Times, Cambridge, ON, February 17, 2011, page 3

“Snowrenity”, Cambridge Times, Cambridge, ON, February 10, 2011, front page

“What They’re Reading”, Waterloo Region Record, Waterloo, ON, February 12, 2011,
Etcetera page E7

“Art Outside the Box – Box 10 Show and Sale” by Valerie Hill, Waterloo Region Record,
Waterloo, Ontario, November 6, 2010, Record Arts & Life page C1

“Pushing the boundaries of art”, by Laura Carlson, Editor-In-Chief; The Cord,
Wilfrid Laurier University Paper, Waterloo, ON, March 24, 2010, page 13.

“Movin’ On Up”, by Nick Keppler, Houston Press, Houston, TX,
August 31 – September 6, 2006, page 34.

“Subject and Meaning Found in Local Gallery Exhibits”, by Soni Martin,
Up & Coming Magazine, Fayetteville, NC, September 1 – 14, 1999, page 21.

“Ferrari women create a show diverse in style and mood”, Art Beat,
by Melissa Clement, Fayetteville Observer-Times, Fayetteville, NC, September 3,
1999, Weekender page 19-20.

“Ferrari takes ‘doodles,’ revs up Orangeburg art world with ‘Inkscape’ “, by Thomas Brown, The Times and Democrat, Orangeburg SC, Thursday,    November 5th, 1998, Vol. 117,
No. 309, pages 4B-5B.

“Artist’s work is inspired by shapes, patterns, motorcycle”, Closer Look, by Melissa Clement, Fayetteville Observer-Times, Fayetteville, NC, August 7, 1998, Weekender page 20.

“April Fourth Friday Artists Draw Inspiration from Air Filters to Pears and Functional  Pottery”,
by Jolyn Key, Up & Coming Magazine, Fayetteville, NC, April 29 – May 12, 1998

“Emerging Artist and Community Favorites Featured at Maxwell Street Galleries”,
by Jolyn Key, Up & Coming Magazine, Fayetteville, NC, April 15 – 28, 1998.

Education

1986   North Carolina State University, School of Design, Raleigh, North Carolina.
Bachelor in Product Design, December 1986.  Magna Cum Laude.

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