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Amy Funderburk, Artist

Winston-Salem, NC  USA

 

 

Artist Amy Funderburk with

her oil on linen, Savasana -- the Release
44" x 32"
© 2008-2011

photo by James C. Williams, 2013

 

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Select Solo, Two and Three-Person Exhibitions
2013

          • New Works by Amy Funderburk: Exploring Above, Beyond, and Below - Inter_Section Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC (solo show)

 

• Images From the Otherworld - Gaston Co Museum of Art and History, Bullpen Gallery, Dallas, NC (solo show)

2012

• Images from the Otherworld: New Works and a Retrospective- Mary Holt Davis Gallery, Salem Fine Arts Center, Winston-Salem, NC (solo show)

2007

• Between the Worlds: Irish Imagery from the Seen and Unseen Realms - Flanders Gallery, Raleigh, NC (solo show)

 

• From the Beara to Sligo: Works From the West of Ireland - Timothy Nichols Gallery, Winston-Salem, NC (solo show)

2005

• Responding to the Irish Landscape: Igniting Creativity - Milton Rhodes Gallery, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem, NC (two person show with husband James C. Williams)

 

• Aisling: An Artist’s Vision of Ireland - Dublin Arts Council, Dublin, OH (July-August 2005) Bruce Erikson and Amy Funderburk - Howard County Center for the Arts, Ellicott City, MD.

2003

• Aisling: An Artist’s Vision of Ireland -  Chamber of Commerce Boardroom Gallery, the Winston-Salem  Forsyth County Chamber of Commerce, Winston-Salem, NC (solo show)

2002

• Aisling: An Artist’s Vision of Ireland - Arts Council Boardroom Gallery, Winston-Salem Forsyth County Arts Council, Winston-Salem, NC (solo show)

 

• Wisdom of the Ancient Lore: Selections from Two Symbolic Series and Related Works - Esther Shallcross Marshall Gallery, The Center for Creative Arts, Yorklyn, DE (solo show)

2001 

• Fantastic Figures - Wilkes Art Gallery, North Wilkesboro, NC

 

• Wisdom of the Ancient Lore: Symbolic Interpretation of Spiritual Knowledge - Gallery  2, Artspace,  Raleigh, NC (solo show)

2000 

• Wisdom of the Ancient Lore: Selections From Two Symbolic Series and Related Studies - Window Gallery,  Full Circle Arts, Hickory, NC (solo show)

1999 

• Wisdom of the Ancient Lore and Related Studies, Mars Hill College, Mars Hill, NC (solo show)

1998

• Solo show, Durham Art Guild, Central Carolina Bank Gallery, Durham NC

1996 

• Wisdom of the Ancient Lore: Symbolic Interpretation of Spiritual Knowledge - The Parsons Gallery, Spartanburg Museum of Art, Spartanburg County Arts Association, Spartanburg, SC (solo show)

1995

• Magic Casements: A Mixed-Media View of Literature - The Tuttle Gallery, McDonogh School, Baltimore, MD

1994

• Wisdom of the Ancient Lore: Selections From Two Symbolic Series - Main Gallery, Davidson County Museum of Art, Lexington, NC (solo show)

 

• Wisdom of the Ancient Lore: Symbolic Interpretation of Spiritual Knowledge - AAWS Gallery, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem, NC

 

• Wisdom of the Ancient Lore:  Selections From The Major Arcana Symbolic Series - The Louise Gilbert Memorial Art Gallery, Mitchell Community College, Statesville, NC (solo show)

1993

• Wisdom of the Ancient Lore: Selections From Two Symbolic Series - Green Door Gallery, Broadway Arts Building, Asheville, NC

1992

• Center For Creative Leadership - Greensboro, NC

 

• Wisdom of the Ancient Lore: Selections From Two Symbolic Series - The Center/Gallery at the Artscenter, Carrboro,  NC (solo show) 

 

Select Invitational Group Exhibitions
2011

• Appalachian Alumni in the Arts - Turchin Center for the Visual Arts, Boone, NC

2009

• Many Paths, One Source: The Path of the Artist and the Creative Spirit - The Chalice Well Trust, Chilkwell Street, Glastonbury, Somerset, England. (invitational of seven artists as part of The Chalice Well Trust's 50th Anniversary Conference.

• Artspace Summer Arts Program Instructor Exhibition - Gallery 2, Artspace, Raleigh, NC

2008

• Reflections: Politics and Religion in Art - Mary Holt Davis Gallery, Salem Fine Arts Center, Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC (invitational show of 16 women)

2007

• The Periphery - Arts Council of Winston-Salem Forsyth County, Eleanor Davis Gallery, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem, NC (invitational four person show)

• Artworks Gallery Invitational - Winston-Salem, NC (invitational)

2006

• Blurring Racial Barriers - Fine Arts Center, Salem College, Winston-Salem NC

2005  • Blurring Racial Barriers - Diggs Gallery, Winston-Salem State University, Winston-Salem NC
2004

• North Carolina Arts Council Visual and Film/Video Artist Fellowship Recipients’ Exhibition - Hickory  Museum of Art, Hickory, NC

   • North Carolina Arts Council Visual and Film/Video Artist Fellowship Recipients’ Exhibition - McColl  Center for Visual Art, Charlotte, NC

2003 

• Body Language - W.H. Moring Jr. Art Center Gallery, Randolph Arts Guild, Asheboro, NC

   • Body Language - Arts United for Davidson County, Lexington, NC

 

• Journeys: Work From Artists’ International Travels - Salem College, Winston-Salem, NC, guest curated  by Amy Funderburk

 

• The Artists of Winston-Salem - Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC.

   • Allegory - Milton Rhodes Gallery, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem Forsyth County Arts Council, Winston-Salem, NC, guest curated by Amy Funderburk
2002

 • Journeys: Work From Artists’ International Travels - Milton Rhodes Gallery, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem Forsyth County Arts Council, Winston-Salem, NC (five person invitational guest curated by Amy Funderburk)

2000

• A Local Artist’s Perception of Winston-Salem - Milton Rhodes Gallery, Sawtooth Building, Winston- Salem, NC (Arts Council Invitational exhibition)

   • 2000 Winner’s Invitational Exhibition - Davidson County Museum of Art, Lexington, NC (exhibition of  1999 juried show award winners)

 

• Creating Ceremony - Main Gallery, Theater Art Galleries, High Point, NC (four person show)

1999

• Regional Artist Retrospective - Sawtooth Building Galleries, Winston-Salem, NC 

1998 

• Aqua - Morning Song Gallery, Lenoir, NC  (invitational)

 

• Where The Wild Things Are - Morning Song Gallery, Lenoir, NC  (invitational)

 

• Love Me To Death - Morning Song Gallery, Lenoir, NC  (invitational)

1997

• 40th Anniversary Salon, AAWS Exhibiting and Associate Members, Milton Rhodes and Associated Artists Galleries, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem, NC

1995  • The First Five Years: Emerging Artists Retrospective 1988 - 1992, Milton Rhodes Gallery, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem, NC

1993

• Four Women, Four Styles - Caldwell Arts Council, Lenoir, NC 

1992

• The Figure In Art - W. H. Moring Jr. Art Center Gallery, Randolph Arts Guild, Asheboro, NC

 

• Invitational Exhibition - Ursa Major Gallery, Charlotte, NC

 

• Complements:  Still-Life and Figurative - Salem College Fine Art Center, Winston-Salem, NC  

1991

• 1990 Emerging Artists - Arts Council Board Room Gallery, Arts Council Offices, Winston-Salem, NC 

 

Select Juried Exhibitions
2005 

• Halpert Biennial - Catherine J. Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

2002

• Thirtieth Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists - Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC

 

• Juried Photography Exhibition - Arts United for Davidson County, Lexington, NC

 

• Twenty-Fourth Annual Raleigh Fine Arts Society Artists Exhibition - Frankie G. Weems Art Gallery, Gaddy-Hamrick Art Center, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

2001

• Halpert Biennial - Catherine J. Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

2000 

• The Border Biennial 2000 - Springs and Alternative Galleries, Museum of York County, Rock Hill, SC (third place award)

1999

• Contemporary Relics: The Egypt of the Imagination - Gallery on Level Three, William King Regional Arts Center,  Abingdon, VA

 

• The 26th Annual Spotlight Juried Art Exhibition - Davidson County Museum of Art, Lexington, NC (first  place award)

 

• Twenty-First Annual Raleigh Fine Arts Society Artists Exhibition - Frankie G. Weems Art Gallery,  Gaddy-Hamrick Art Center, Meredith College, Raleigh, NC

1998

• Twenty-Sixth Annual Competition for North Carolina Artists - Fayetteville Museum of Art, Fayetteville, NC

1997

• Halpert Biennial - Catherine J. Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

 

• The 24th Annual Spotlight Juried Art Exhibition - Davidson County Museum of Art, Lexington, NC

 

• Ancient Fragments: In A New Light - Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

1997

• Annual Judged Photography Exhibition - Davidson County Museum of Art, Lexington, NC (honorable  mention)

1995

• Homecoming: ASU Art Alumni - Catherine Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

 

• Spotlight '95 Juried Art Exhibition - Davidson County Museum of Art, Lexington, NC

 

• Whose Body Is It Anyway? - Mills Pond House Gallery, Smithtown Township Arts Council, St. James, NY

 

• Holy Baloney - Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL 

1994

• 40th Annual Juried Show - Durham Art Guild, Durham, NC  1994-1995

 

• Positive Images of Diversity - Margaret Fort Trahern Gallery, Austin Peay State University, Clarksville, TN

 

• Transformation:  Death as Metaphor - Woman Made Gallery, Chicago, IL

 

• Portraits:  Contemporary and Historical Works - The Delaplaine Visual Arts Center, Frederick, MD (twelve contemporary artists exhibited)

1993

• 30th Annual Dimensions Juried Show - Milton Rhodes Gallery, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem, NC

 

• Halpert Biennial - Catherine Smith Gallery, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

1991

• 28th Annual Dimensions Juried Show - Milton Rhodes Gallery, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem, NC

 

• The Sixth Juried Show - The Center/Gallery at the Artscenter, Carrboro, NC  

 

• Tenth Annual Henley Southeastern Spectrum - The Milton Rhodes and AAWS Galleries, Sawtooth Building, Winston-Salem, NC

1990

• The Red Clay Survey - Huntsville Museum of Art, Huntsville, AL 

 

• Spectre of the Witch - The World Gallery, Asheville, NC

          

Awards, Grants, and Residencies
2008

•  Selected for inclusion in the North Carolina Arts Council online Touring Artist Directory

2007

•  Three works selected to travel to the US Embassy in Estonia for a two year loan

2006

• Women in the Arts seed grant, Thomas S. Kenan Institute for the Arts.

2005  •  Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT: April 2005 Residency; Full Fellowship Award (2004)
2004

• Nominated for inaugural inclusion on Southern Artistry, a website by the Southern Arts Federation

2002

• Visual Artists Fellowship from North Carolina Arts Council, 2002-2003

2000

• Third Place, The Border Biennial 2000 - Springs and Alternative Galleries, Museum of York County, Rock  Hill, SC

1999

• First Place, The 26th Annual Spotlight Juried Art Exhibition - Davidson Co. Museum of Art, Lexington, NC

1997

• Honorable Mention, Annual Judged Photography Exhibition - Davidson Co. Museum of Art, Lexington, NC

1995

• Honorable Mention, Annual Member's Open Exhibition, Davidson County Museum of Art, Lexington, NC

 

• Honorable Mention, Spotlight '95 Juried Art Exhibition, Davidson County Museum of Art, Lexington, NC

1991

• Solo Show Award, The Sixth Juried Show, The Center/Gallery at the ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC

 

• Two Honorable Mentions, The Sixth Juried Show, The Center/Gallery at the ArtsCenter, Carrboro, NC

 

• Second Place, Pattern Noise AAWS Exhibiting Members Show

1990

• Emerging Artist Fellowship Grant from Winston-Salem Forsyth County Arts Council 1990-1991

1989

• Excellence Award, Associate Member, Associated Artists of Winston-Salem Summer Select

1988

• Senior Award, Appalachian State University Art Expo

1987

• Junior Award, Appalachian State University Art Expo

 

Permanent Collections
 

• Portrait, landscape, and other commissions; private collections in the US and the Republic of Ireland

2008  •  Derreenataggart Stone Circle with Gorse, watercolor, Permanent Collection, Dubai Aerospace Enterprises (DAE Capital), Seattle, WA
1997

• 3 Apples on Velvet, pastel, Permanent Collection, Babcock School for Business Management, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC 

1996 

• Brighid at the Forge, oil on linen, commission for Student Government Association Permanent Art Collection, Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem, NC 

1987

• Artinian Self-Portrait Collection, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

 

• Seven commissioned portraits, latex on wood, Legend's (formerly H’appy's) entertainment center, Appalachian State University, Boone, NC

     

Select Teaching Experience
 

• Workshops and Seminars given at various locations, US and the Republic of Ireland

 

• Private students

1991

• Color research for Sawtooth Center for Visual Art's 1991 Color Symposium. A slide lecture was compiled and given to high school art classes in the Forsyth County High Schools

1990

• Participating artist in the 1990-1991 AAWS Arts-In-Education program, teaching landscape workshops in the Winston-Salem Forsyth County High Schools

1989

• Participating artist in the 1989-90 AAWS Arts-In-Education program, teaching portrait workshops in the  Winston-Salem Forsyth County Middle Schools

 

• Art instructor, Forsyth Technical Community College, Winston-Salem, NC 1989 to 2000

 

• Art instructor, Sawtooth Center for Visual Art, Winston-Salem, NC, 1989 to 1999

  

Select Curatorial and Juror Experience
 

• Juror for many various exhibitions in NC, VA, and SC, 1991 to present

2004  • Exhibitions Coordinator, Wake Forest University Baptist Medical Center, Winston-Salem, NC June 2004 to July 2009
2002 

• Curator for theme invitational shows Journeys: Work from Artists’ International Travels and Allegory

2000

• Exhibitions Coordinator, Mendenhall Building, Davidson County Community College, Lexington, NC April 2000 to June 2006

1998

• Exhibitions Coordinator, School of Law, Worrell Professional Center, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC June 1998 to November 2005

1996

• Exhibitions Coordinator, Babcock School of Business Management, Worrell Professional Center, Wake Forest University, Winston-Salem, NC August 1996 to November 2005

1993

• Exhibitions Coordinator, Greater Winston-Salem Chamber of Commerce, 1993 to 2009

1992

• Exhibitions Coordinator, Winston-Salem Forsyth County Arts Council, August 1992 to September 1996

1991

• AAWS Chairperson of Exhibitions Committee, June 1991 to June 1999

1989

• Exhibiting Member Show Chairperson, AAWS, December 1989 to February 1993

 

• Exhibitions Coordinator for local restaurant bookstore, Winston-Salem, NC, September 1989 to July 1991

 

Consultation Work and Other Art-Related Experience
2010

• Making a Living, Making a Life symposium panelist, East Carolina University, Greenville, NC

2000

• Business Consultant to help form Full Circle Arts, a not-for-profit membership co-op gallery in Hickory, NC

1998

• Art Consultant, critique day, Development of Performance-Based Assessment Models in the Arts with Winston-Salem Forsyth County School System, SECCA, Winston-Salem, NC

1992

• Acting Graphics Coordinator, Sawtooth Center for Visual Art, Winston-Salem, NC March 1992

1991

• Acting Graphics Coordinator, Sawtooth Center for Visual Art, Winston-Salem, NC July - August 1991

1990

• Graphics Coordinator Assistant, Sawtooth Center for Visual Art, Winston-Salem, NC 1990 - July 1991

 

Select Published Writings and Illustrations
2010

• Art of Wellbeing: Holistic Resources for the Piedmont Triad. Spring issue, 2010, cover and p. 27. Manifestation of Rabbit selected for cover.

2002

• “Alternative Locations: the Hidden Market.” Amy Funderburk, Art Calendar Magazine, July-August issue, pp. 22-24.

1998

• Contributing art reviewer, Carolina Arts, Bonneau, SC, 1998 to 1999

1995

• Contributing writer, Triad Art Connection

 

• "Imagery In Celebration Of The Divine Feminine On Display." Amy Funderburk, The Winston-Salem Chronicle,  March 23, 1995, p. 21.

1994

• Art Reviewer for Now Magazine, Winston-Salem, NC

1990 

• Illustrated Candle Lovefeast, a new edition of a Moravian children's book, for Old Salem Inc.

 

Education

2004

• Critique session with Janet Fish, Associated Artists of Winston-Salem NC

1991

• Pastel Workshop with Wolf Kahn, Associated Artists of Winston-Salem NC

1988

• Graduated Appalachian State University, Boone NC, B.S. degree, summa cum laude

1987

• Landscape Workshop, Appalachian State University, Boone NC 

1986

• Landscape Workshop, Appalachian State University, Boone NC 

1984

• Graduated East Mecklenburg High School, Charlotte, NC

 

Click here to read Funderburk's review in the Winston-Salem Journal, April 22, 2012 by Tom Patterson

~ A full list of reviews, articles, and interviews  is available upon request ~

 

 


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