Born in Adelaide in 1987, Amy grew up in Belair, South Australia. She received a scholarship to study at Adelaide Central School of Art in 2005. Graduating in 2008, Amy completed a Bachelor of Visual Art with Honours majoring in sculpture and painting.
Amy has shown in various solo and group exhibitions throughout Australia including her first solo exhibition at FELTspace, Adelaide in 2009. She undertook a two-month studio residency at Takt Kunstprojektraum, Berlin Germany at the end of 2009. Since graduating Amy has been successful in winning several CARCLEW Project and Development Grants, Helpmann Project Support Grants and Arts SA grants.
Recently Amy has received international recognition winning the 3rd Ward Brooklyn Open Call Early Entry Prize. Her work featured on the front cover of Rooms Magazine, London, Issue 6 . In mid 2011 The Jealous Curator positively reviewed her work and she had a feature as the ‘Art of the Day’ on the Saatchi Online website .
Amy was a finalist for the Channel Nine Young Achiever of the Year Coffee Club Arts Award in 2010 and was also a finalist in the 2009 Waterhouse Natural History Art Prize. She won the Core Energy Group Sculpture Award and the SAlife Emerging Artist Award for the 2009 SALA Festival. In May 2011 Amy had a significant solo exhibition at The Contemporary Art Centre of South Australia Project Space. The exhibition featured on ABC News, 7.30 SA and was positively reviewed in Artlink, Volume 31, no 3 . Amy had her first interstate solo exhibition at GRANTPIRRIE Gallery 2 in Sydney in August 2011. Amy currently resides in Adelaide, South Australia and works out of Switchboard studios, Norwood.