Amy Alice Thompson | Biography

1971 Born Ottawa, Ontario
1995 AOCAD Honours, Ontario College of Art and Design Fine Arts Program
1992 York University Honours, Fine Arts Department, Drawing & Painting

2010 Bookish, DDR Projects, Long Beach, CA
2010 Invented Memories, with Amber Albrecht, Eleanor London Gallery, Montreal
2009 Glint, Dale Smith Gallery, Ottawa
2007 Haunt, with Sarah Hatton, Dale Smith Gallery, Ottawa
2006 Kinder, with Heidi Conrod, Dale Smith Gallery, Ottawa
2006 One Night Stand, La Petite Mort Gallery, Ottawa
2005 Les filles du fin du monde, Au Petit Bouchon, Paris
2004 Up to No Good, Dale Smith Gallery, Ottawa
2002 Better Late Than Never, Wurm Gallery, Ottawa
2002 Have A Good Time, with Natalie Waldburger, Luft Gallery, Toronto
2001 Shirts & Skins, with Richard Cureton, 64 Steps, Toronto
2000 I’ll Show You Mine If You Show Me Yours, Bus Gallery, Toronto

2010 Review/Preview, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver
2010 Small Packages, Dale Smith Gallery, Ottawa
2010 Festival of Smalls, Art Interiors, Toronto
2009 Looking into the Sun, DDR Projects, Long Beach
2009 Drawn: The Primary Mark, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver
2009 Anonyme Zeichner/Archive Selection, Fruehsorge/Contemporary Drawing, Berlin
2008 Decade, Katherine Mulherin Art Projects, Toronto
2008 Portrayal, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver
2008 Old School, UPPERCASE Gallery, Calgary
2008 Harbinger, Dale Smith Gallery, Ottawa
2008 Verticality, Gallery 101, Ottawa
2008 Live/Work, UPPERCASE Gallery, Calgary
2008 Anonyme Zeichner, Blütenweiss, Berlin
2008 Review/Preview, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver
2007 Candy, Diane Farris Gallery, Vancouver
2007 Snap to Grid, Los Angeles Center for Digital Arts, Los Angeles
2007 Piggy Tales, Galerie L’Imagier, Aylmer, QC
2007 New Year, New Work, Dale Smith Gallery, Ottawa
2006 Animalia, Ottawa Art Gallery, Ottawa
2005 Festival of Smalls, Art Interiors, Toronto
2005 Doe, Emoda Gallery, Louisville
2005 Artists Postcards, AIR Gallery, New York
2005 Return to Sender, Trap\door Gallery, Lethbridge
2004 Under 590, Artguise, Ottawa
2004 Vazeleen, SAW Gallery, Ottawa
2004 New Year, New Work, Dale Smith Gallery, Ottawa
2002 Pleasure, Gallery 1313, Toronto
1999 Concealed/Revealed, Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL
1999 Ment, Bus Gallery, Toronto
1999 Molt, Gallery 76, Toronto
1997 Pin-up, Photo Metro, San Francisco

2010 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance for Glint
2009 City of Ottawa B Grant
2007 Ontario Arts Council Exhibition Assistance for Animalia
2004 Canada Council for the Arts Creation/Production Grant for Up to no good
2004 Ontario Arts Council Emerging Artists Grant
1997 Toronto Arts Council Grant For Yellowhat Collective show Paradiso
1995 David L. Stevenson Scholarship, final year OCAD
1991 Entrance Scholarship York University

2010 Stuart Nulman, Exhibit explores themes of recollection, narratives and dreams, West End Times, Feb. 6, 2010
2009 Peter Simpson, A glint of night light, Artist Amy Thompson aims for the stars, The Ottawa Citizen, Oct. 19, 2009
2009 Peter Simpson, Hues of Blues, The Ottawa Citizen, Aug. 22, 2009
2008 Kim Mannix Vermette, Verticality Exhibit Turns Art on its Head, Ottawa Metro, July 18, 2008
2008 Katy Le Van, Plein la vue, Voir Gatineau-Ottawa, June 29, 2008
2006 Gessell, Paul, Critic’s Picks (for the exhibition Kinder), Ottawa Citizen, July 2006
2006 Moses, Laura, Amy Alice Through the Looking Glass, Capital Arts Online, Jan. 2006
2005 Moses, Laura, The Art Family Fun House, Ottawa Xpress, October 20, 2005
2004 Gessell, Paul, A ’50’s Gateway to Fantasy Land, The Ottawa Citizen, April 29, 2004
2004 Euteneier, Anita, Twisted Sisters, Ottawa Xpress, April 22, 2004
2004 Gessell, Paul, A Year In Pictures, The Ottawa Citizen, Jan. 3, 2004

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