CV – Amy Ferrari

Solo Exhibitions

2018    Cambridge Centre for the Arts, Cambridge, Ontario, Expressions of TreeQuility

2018    Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario,
                     TreeCentricity: A Collection of Tree Paintings

2017    Amy Ferrari Art at the Accelerator Center, Waterloo, Ontario

2017    Moksha Yoga Studios, Waterloo, Ontario, Local LandShapes

2015    Amy Ferrari Art at 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 – Councilor 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 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
and Tomball, Texas

2005    Karen Derr & Associates, Houston, Texas

2005    Zebo’s Coffee House, Katy, Texas
and 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

2018   Fresh Air, Fresh Art, Invitational Tent Show & Sale, Ariss, Ontario

2018   Elementalpresented by The Art District Gallery, Homer Watson House and Gallery,
Kitchener, Ontario

2018   Annual Instructor Exhibition, Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario

2018   Ootla 2018, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo, Ontario

2018  The Ferrari 500 – Mach 3, Catalyst 137, Kitchener, Ontario

2018  Art District Gallery, Member and Exhibitor, Kitchener, Ontario

2017   Art$Pay’s “Out of the Box”,Art Show & Sale, The Walper Holtel, Kitchener, Ontairo

2017   Juried Show: Hidden Valley Revealed, Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener,
Ontario  Awarded Honorable Mention

2017  Alchemy: Making Magic with Metal, WalterFedy, Kitchener, Ontario

2017  The Ferrari 500 – Mach 2, Communitech, Kitchener, Ontario

2017   Filling the Palette Art Show & Sale, The Food Bank of Waterloo Region,
Kitchener, Ontario

2017   Glorious and Free, presented by the Art District Gallery, Central Library Art Gallery,  Kitchener, Ontario

2017   A Grand Fabrication, presented by the Art District Gallery, The Cotton Factory,
Hamilton, Ontario

2017  Art District Gallery: The Art District, WalterFedy, Kitchener, Ontario

2017  The Ferrari 500, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo, Ontario

2017  Art District Gallery, Member and Exhibitor, St. Jacobs, Ontario

2016  Art District Gallery: Downloaded at the Accelerator Center, Waterloo, Ontario

2016  Art District Gallery Paints the Blues, Berlin Tower Gallery, Kitchener City Hall,
Kitchener, Ontario

2016    Art District Gallery Touches Down at The Museum, The Museum,
Kitchener, Ontario

2016    Art District Gallery, Member and Exhibitor; Kitchener, Ontario and
St. Jacobs, Ontario

2016    Elevate, Budd’s Department Store Invitational Pop Up Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario

2016    The Food Bank: Filling the Palette Art Show, Kitchener, Ontario

2016    Planed Lifetime Networks: Side by Side 2016, The Museum, Kitchener, Ontario

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,
Kitchener, Ontario

2012    Maxwell’s House of Music, Waterloo, Ontario

2012    Art Allies: Coalescence, presented at Walter Fedy, 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:
                  2ndAnnual Winter StreetStudios Artists Exhibition

2005    Winter Street Studios Gallery, Houston, Texas, Art on the Avenue:
                  1stAnnual 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

2018    PAWG Committee Member, A Public Arts Works Group for Kitchener, Ontario

2017   Instructor for an Abstract Portrait Drop-In as part of CreateWaterloo’s
                   “We Are Waterloo Portrait Project”,Waterloo Museum, Waterloo, Ontario

2017    PAWG Committee Member, A Public Arts Works Group for Kitchener, Ontario

2017   Founded‘The Ferrari 500’Pop-Up Art Show, Sale, and Fundraiser,
Multiple Venues in Kitchener-Waterloo

2017   ArtsSmart Project Arts Teacher at Elizabeth Ziegler Public School,
Waterloo, Ontario

2017    Panelist for Leadership Day, Leadership Waterloo Region, Baden, Ontario

2016    Juror for Button Factory Arts Annual Juried Show, Button Factory Arts,
Waterloo, Ontario

2016     Summer Nights 2016: REEP Green Solutions Barrel Painting, Kitchener, Ontario

2016     GRT and Button Factory Arts: Art That Moves You, Region of Waterloo, Ontario

2016     PAWG Committee Member, A Public Arts Works Group for Kitchener, Ontario

2015     ArtsSmart Project Arts Teacher at Cameron Heights Collegiate Institute,
Kitchener, Ontario

2015    Art District Gallery, Curation Committee Chair; May – December, Kitchener,
Ontario

2015    KWARTZ Lab’s KWARTZ-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, Kitchener, Ontario

2011    Jury Member for Kitchener Consolidated Maintenance Facility Public Art
Competition

  

Workshops & Presentations Given

2018    International Women’s Day Lunchtime Lounge: About my Art by Amy Ferrari,
Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario

2018    “Color Boot Camp”, Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario

2018    “Making the Most of Color”, Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener, Ontario

2017    “Hidden Valley Revealed” Meet the Artists, Homer Watson House and Gallery,
Kitchener, Ontario  Awarded Honorable Mention

2017    Appearance on “Daytime”, on Roger’s Community TV, Channel 20, Interviewed
by Susan Cook-Scheerer at Roger’s Community Television Studio, Kitchener,
Ontario, February 23

2017    “Color Theory for Beginners”, Homer Watson House and Gallery, Kitchener,
Ontario

2017    Mini Lecture Series: “Composition Concentration”, Homer Watson House and
Gallery,  Kitchener, Ontario

2017    Abstract Portrait Workshop for Seniors, Button Factory Arts, Waterloo, Ontario

2017    “Abstract Portrait Drop-In”, We Are Waterloo Portrait Project,
City of Waterloo Museum, Waterloo, Ontario

2017  Appearance on “Daytime”, on Roger’s Community TV, Channel 20, Interviewed
by Susan Cook-Scheerer at Roger’s Community Television Studio, Kitchener,
Ontario, February 23

2016   “Color Studio”,Button Factory Arts, Waterloo, Ontario

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 Community Television 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.

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 Mexico, 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.
  • “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

North Carolina State University, School of Design, Raleigh, North Carolina.

Bachelor in Product Design, December 1986.  Magna Cum Laude.

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