Amy Marx bio    

 

        Amy Marx is an award-winning artist whose work has been shown in many one-person and group exhibitions.  Last November her work was featured in an article in The Washington Post. in which Michael O’Sullivan, the art critic for  The Post  called her paintings virtuosic.  In March 2009 a feature article about the artist appeared in “The Artist’s Magazine”.  In 2008 her work was the subject of a one-person show at OK Harris Works of Art, a major gallery in New York City.  It was covered nationally by The Weather Channel and locally by Montgomery Cable TV.  It was also mentioned in The New York Times.  Previously her large oil paintings of storms and tornadoes have been on display at the National Science Foundation,  the American Association for the Advancement of Science, and the Sumner Muse  um, among many other venues.  The show at AAAS was covered by USA TV, channel nine on the evening news. The artist discussed the philosophical reasons for choosing this subject matter in an interview with Andrea Murray on WETA 90.9's The Program.and with Josh Levine, whose piece appeared in Washington's City Paper.  

 

         The artist has been  part of a cultural exchange that included an exhibition at the Rayburn Building at the US Capitol. Prior to that the artist participated in an international show at the Pyramid Gallery in Cairo, Egypt.  The year before she traveled to New Delhi for an exhibition at the All India Fine Arts and Crafts Society Gallery.   Previously she traveled to Russia to participate in an international show at the EGO Centre Museum in St. Petersburg, went to China for an international show at Tsinghua University and Capitol Normal University.  In China she appeared on Beijing TV channel two.  Other  group shows include the Museum of Contemporary Art in Washington, D.C., the Naharia Municipal Museum in Israel and Lalit Kala, India's national academy of art in New Delhi.  She received special invitations to exhibit her work in the Governor's Mansion in Annapolis, Maryland and in Merrill Hall at New York University.   A one-person exhibition of her paintings took place at Gallery Asyl in New York, where her paintings depicted the spiritual power that underlies the natural world.   The American Meteorological Society hosted her work at conferences in Ft. Lauderdale and San Francisco.  When she exhibited at Thurburn Gallery in Fort Worth, Texas the show was accompanied by a feature on the morning and evening news on the Dallas ABC affiliate and  a review by Andrew Marton in the Fort Worth Star-Telegram. The artist and her work were the subject of an interview on the evening news with the CBS affiliate in Washington, D.C. and featured in a news story on Telemundo in Miami.   Also, Weatherwise Magazine ran a story about the paintings as did Talent Magazine, and mostly recently a cover feature in the Capitol’s Hill Rag.

 

           The artist has achieved national recognition for her innovative work as a painter and designer. Her painting  "Impending" is the frontispiece in the book Divine Wind by Kelly Emanuel, published by Oxford University Press.  Women's Wear Daily featured an article about her paintings and jewelry. Her designs in sculptural jewelry, which she created for Wendy Gell, have been licensed by Disney.  They have appeared on The McNeil/Lehrer News Hour, Good Morning America and The Oprah Winfrey Show.  In addition, her jewelry designs have been featured in the Sunday New York Times Magazine, New York Magazine, Elle, Vogue. Glamour and many other magazines.

 

          Paintings by Amy Marx are in numerous public and private collections including those of Oceana Foundation, the Health Insurance Association of America, US Datacorp, Conquest Systems, The District of Columbia and Montgomery County, Maryland.

 

         Amy Marx graduated from Antioch College where she studied painting and sculpture.  She also participated in the college's travel study program in Ireland.  During a work-study semester she apprenticed to artist Michelle Stuart in New York.  After graduation she painted murals with Kent Twitchell in Los Angeles.  She is represented by galleries in New York City, Boca Raton, Los Angeles, Ashville, and Washington, DC.

 

 

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