Amy Chalmers, a renowned American printmaker and artist, took birth in Evanston, Illinois. After graduating from the School of the Art Institute of Chicago in 1980, Amy shifted to New York City where she began working as an art director and graphic designer. In 1986, Chalmers ventured into building her own art career, so she keenly enrolled in the first printmaking class taught at the Center for Book Arts.
A leader in the evolving art of engraving, Chalmers dabbles in wood and linoleum to craft pleasing interpretations of traditional techniques. Her multifaceted creations involve a clever combo of words, witty musings, and nostalgic objects to leave lasting impressions on her viewers.
Since her appearance on the art scene, Chalmers’s works have been displayed extensively all over the world. Bearing testament to their unique quality, they are now part of various prestigious collections including the Museum of Modern Art, Brooklyn Museum, Boston Public Library, and Library of Congress.
Apart from her artistic endeavors, Chalmers is also an accomplished educator. From the Rhode Island School of Design to the Pratt Institute and the New York State College of Ceramics at Alfred University, she has contributed to a number of institutions as a professor. Currently, she is an Associate Professor of Art at the University of Arizona.
Post time: 2023-06-27