Amy Sterly-Pointless Exclamations

Exhibition Run: 6 December 2014 – 7 January 2015

Pointless Exclamations features a selection of woodcut prints by American artist Amy Sterly

18. Along the CanalAmy Sterly is originally from Chicago and received a B.F.A. in drawing and sculpture from Rockford College, Illinois in 1986. She moved to the U.K. in 1989 and has since exhibited throughout the UK, Europe and the USA. She received a Wales Arts International Travel award in 2004 to attend the Lessedra 3rd International Print Exhibition in Sofia, Bulgaria and in 2012 to travel to Finland to research and exhibit in Hyvinkaa, and an Arts Council Wales Grant in 2006 to research Printmakers in Wales, and in 2013 to create a booklet for the Finland/Wales exchange exhibition.

She is a featured artist in “Critical Mass-Printmaking Beyond the Edge” by Richard Noyce. (A&C Black, 2010)

She has also written articles for Printmaking Today, Welsh Art Now and Grapheion magazines.

Since 2001 she has been a wax technician at Castle Fine Arts foundry where she began making small scale bronze bowls and buildings. Her style is drawn from graphic and comic influences and there is frequently a humorous aspect to her prints and sculptures