Juror: Amie Oliver

Amie Oliver — Amie Oliver is a working artist and curator whose experiences teaching studio art encompass the Visual Arts Center of Richmond, Virginia Commonwealth University, John Tyler Community College, Tyler School of Art and tenured positions at Mississippi State University and Longwood College. She is also the Proprietor of the Art Lab at 2216 Hull St in Richmond, VA. Oliver is a graduate of Mississippi State University (BA) where she was a 2013-14 Distinguished Alumni Fellow. She earned the M.F.A. from Bowling Green State University and post grad credits from Tyler School of Art and the Visual Studies Workshop with Book Artist Keith Smith. Amie has exhibited her work in the USA, Europe, China, S. Korea, Tibet and Australia. Her practice has been enriched by fellowship opportunities at the VCCA, the Oberfalzer Kunstlerhaus in Germany, Moulin Nef in France, the Salzburger Kunstverein in Austria, the Vermont Studio Center, the Cite Internationale des Arts in Paris and the Moving Cultures Project/Metasenta Foundation in China and Tibet. Her artwork is in the collections of the Longwood Center for Visual Arts, the Try-Me Collection, the Thelonious Monk Institute of Jazz, Delta State University, The Hampden-Sydney Poetry Review, Bowling Green State University, the Medical College of Virginia, Mississippi State University and Capital One. Amie serves on the Board of Directors of 1708 Gallery in Richmond, VA. For more information visit amieoliver.info