Hello, I'm Amy. I work in what used to be my neighbors wood shop. I live next door to my studio with my parents, my partner, our border collie, and our geriatric cat. My studio has given me the space to expand my work and to cultivate creative projects that allow me to work with many members of my artistic community.
For my visual art I create abstract, hand-cut paper. I use small blades and freehand cut my pieces. To frame my pieces I pour layers of epoxy resin to incase the paper in it's frame. I use leftover resin from framing to pour into molds i've made for my resin jewelry. I digitally translate my cut paper work into metal designs, and think of my projects as a family of ideas. They all draw from each other, and they all work together. I show my work a few times a year in local establishments around Austin and occasionally participate in local art tours and local pop-ups. I open my studio three times a year for open studio parties, but do allow coordinated visitors.
I have a degree in creative writing and immensely enjoy word play and syllabic patterns. My visual art is an extension of my ideas of how we communicate. Verbal and visual communication can co-exist and bring light to areas that are shallow without one or the other. Visual communication has a broader scope as there is no dictionary. We must define what we receive from visual communication for ourselves, and therefore form our own personal experience with the piece.
Most of my endeavors have spawned from an extensive creative community around me.
©2019 Amy Rosalyn