Initial Hostess, 2022
Oil on Linen
13 × 15 1/2 in (33 × 39.4 cm)
Amy Myers (b. 1965, Austin, TX) is a New York-based artist whose large-scale abstract drawings and paintings simultaneously reference particle physics, biology, philosophy, the human mind, and the mechanics of the universe.
Myers has received numerous grants and fellowships, including The Pollock-Krasner Foundation Grant; Elizabeth Foundation for the Arts; Ellen S. Kaminsky Family Foundation Studio Residency and Award at MANA Contemporary; and The Marie Walsh Sharpe Art Foundation Studio Grant. Past residencies include Yaddo Artist Residency (Saratoga Springs, NY); Dora Maar House (Menerbes, France); and The American Academy in Rome.
Previous solo exhibitions include Mike Weiss Gallery (New York, NY); Mary Boone Gallery (New York, NY); Suzanne Vielmetter Los Angeles Projects (Los Angeles, CA); Danese Gallery (New York, NY); Rhona Hoffman Gallery (Chicago, IL); and Dunn and Brown Contemporary (Dallas, TX).
Past museum exhibitions include The Sweeney Art Museum at California State University (Riverside, CA); Pomona College, Montgomery Art Center (Claremont, CA); and University Art Museum, California State University (Long Beach, CA).
Myers has artworks in the permanent collections of the Solomon R.Guggenheim Museum (New York, NY); The Berkshire Museum of Art, MA; Santa Barbara Contemporary Arts Forum; The Museum of Fine Arts Houston; The Nerman Museum, Overland Park KS; Greenville County Museum of Art, NC; Telfair Museum, GA; Knoxville Museum of Art; San Jose Museum of Art; Perez Museum of Art Miami; The Kleefeld Museum of Contemporary Art; Auckland Museum of Art; H and R Block ARTSPACE , Kansas City; Laguna Art Museum (Laguna Beach, CA); American Academy of Arts and Letters, NYC; Chaffee College Museum of Art (Rancho Cucamonga, CA); The Tweed Museum of Art, Duluth MN; Westherspoon Museum of Art, NC; Museum of Contemporary Art, Hudson Valley; Morris Museum of Art, NJ; Columbus Museum, GA; and the Atlanta Center for Contemporary Art, GA.
Myers’ artworks have been cited in numerous publications, including The New York Times, Hyperallergic, Artnews, Art in America, and BOMB.