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Amy Williams McLaren

Amy Williams McLaren
Blue, oil on canvas
M.F.A. 2003 Rochester Institute of Technology
B.A. 1995 Ithaca College

Professional Experience
2003-2004 Art Instructor, Wilson High School, Rochester, NY
Fundamental skills in drawing, printmaking, painting, and ceramics.

Studio Sessions Residency, Constance Saltonstall Foundations for the Arts
Awarded grant competition to work with a group of professional artists.

Ideation and Visualization, Winter quarter 2003 (instructor of record).
Technical and conceptual elements of drawing and design.

Intermediate Ceramics Wheel Throwing, Winter 2002
(instructor of record).
Technical and conceptual elements of form, color, design, and the history of wheel throwing.

Foundations: Drawing, Winter Quarter 2003-2004, Adjunct Lecturer Fundamental skills in drawing and observation with an emphasis upon the development of foundation level drawing skills and the creation of a person vocabulary and expressive content.

Six Months In

Exhibition Record

  • 2004 Recent Work, Oxford Gallery
  • 2003 Holiday Exhibit, Oxford Gallery
  • Porous: A Five Person Show, Gallery 120, Binghamton, NY
  • For Hope of Hope: A Two Person Show, Spot Coffee, Rochester, NY
  • Rude and Bold Show, Binghamton, N.Y.
  • Identity: A Five Person Show, Cooperative Gallery, Binghamton, NY
  • Woman’s Issues: a Commentary, Invitational Exhibit, Avenue of the Arts Gallery, Endicott, NY
  • Master of Fine Arts: Thesis Exhibition, Group Exhibit Bevier Gallery, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY
  • Small Works Exhibit, Juried Exhibit, Morning’s Canvas Gallery, Rochester, NY
  • 2002 Invitational Show,Juried Exhibit Mission Gallery, Binghamton, NY
  • Rude and Bold Woman, Juried Exhibit Y.M.C.A., Binghamton, NY
  • Bennington University Summer Show, invitational exhibit Bennington, VT

Scholarships and Permanent Collections
2001-2003 Rochester Institute of Technology Academic Scholarship and Assistantships
Wallace Library Purchase Prize Collection, Wallace Library, Rochester Institute of Technology, Rochester, NY

2003 The Contemporary Printmaker; Intaglio-Type and Acrylic Resist Etching by Keith Howard
City’s Choice: Art, City Newspaper, August 20-26, Rochester, NY

Private Collections
Susquehanna, PA; Vestal, NY; Binghamton, NY; Chapel Hill, NC; Rochester, NY; Great Bend, NY

Amy Williams McLaren
Independent Watchdog

Amy Williams McLaren
The Elder, oil on canvas
Amy Williams McLaren
Still Life with Apple, oil on canvas

Laughing Stock to Only One, acrylic on canvas

Setting the Stage, mixed media on canvas

Amy Williams McLaren
Twelve Lies, acrylic on canvas

Luckiest Man on Earth, acrylic on canvas

Ikle Me, Pickle Me, Tickle Me, acrylic on canvas

Amy Williams McLaren
Red Moment, oil on canvas

Amy Williams McLaren
Still Life with Yam, oil on canvas

Amy Williams McLaren
Hindsight, acrylic on canvas, 4.5' x 5.5'


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