The Weight of the Bridge
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The Weight of the Bridge and Mercedes Planter are representative of my studio practice and parts of my daily life. In the studio, I research architecture and watercolor. Outside of the studio, I am fortunate to live in the middle of New York City, with examples of historical architecture all around me. I am also able to frequently take trips to Wisconsin to be with my family and recuperate from city life. The Weight of the Bridge is a painting of the Brooklyn Bridge, which I see multiple times a day. I walk under it on my way to and from my studio. I walk over it when I need to feel inspired or just want to shop at Century 21! The Brooklyn Bridge is important to many people; in my mind, it represents the progress and hope that are a part of change. My painting of the Brooklyn Bridge refers to the time of waiting before changes and transitions. The waiting is weighty; it is as massive as the bridge. But once the waiting is over, and change has occurred, everything is different, unexpected and better.
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Amy Park’s large scale watercolor paintings take Modernist architectural facades as their point of departure. Amy received a BFA in 1999 and an MFA in 2003 from the University of Wisconsin-Madison, and also studied at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and Ox-Bow Summer Art School. She was a recipient of a Marie Walsh Sharpe Space Program Award in 2007-2008, and an Artist-In-Residence at the Serenbe Institute in 2012. Her work has been exhibited widely in the US, including Morgan Lehman Gallery, New York, NY; Steven Harvey Fine Art Projects, New York, NY, The Suburban (Oak Park, IL) at Project Row House, Houston, TX; The Poor Farm Experiment, Manawa, WI; and Kopeikin Gallery, Los Angeles, CA. Her work is in the permanent collections of Fidelity Investments; The Cleveland Clinic; Deloitte and Touche USA; Microsoft Corporation; The College of DuPage; and Drawing Center’s Artist Archive at the Museum of Modern Art. She lives and works in Long Island City, NY with her partner, artist Paul Villinski and their 3-year-old son, Lark.
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