Art Exhibit - Amy C. Storey's "New Color Work"


Location: Curtis Gallery

Artist Amy C. Storey prefers to work from the inside, out. Rather than deliberately starting with an image in mind and working towards that end she allows her unconscious to shape her work, thus, in her words, “letting the image emerge through the process."

Ms. Storey’s exhibition of abstract, color saturated paintings entitled "New Color Work" will be on display in the H. Pelham Curtis Gallery through August 3, 2013.

Abstract and fluid, Storey’s paintings are invigorating and spontaneous, vibrant in both color and in her striking black and white pieces.  Many of her pieces are of amorphous shapes that have a natural, even scientific, quality about them.  Her creative, powerful use of color and shape and the large scale of the work create a body of work with a magnetic, inspirational vibe.

Amy C. Storey studied at the Vermont Studio Center, Yale University and the University of Cincinnati. Her paintings have been exhibited in the United States and internationally, including the 2005 Florence Biennale in Italy and the Royal British Columbia Museum in Victoria, B.C., Canada and The Salon Des Artistes Independants in the Grand Palais, Paris, France. Her most recent solo exhibition took place in 2011: "Paintings From The Ghost Flowers," presented by the Durst Organization and Kathleen Cullen Gallery, the Conde Nast Building, 4 Times Square, New York, NY. Her work is represented in many collections, including the Hunt Institute for Botanical Documentation in Pittsburgh, PA; commissions include Ann Taylor, Inc., New York, NY. She has received grants from the Gottlieb Foundation, the Kentucky Foundation for Women and the Monsanto Corporation. Amy lives and works in New York City.

“New Color Work” is sponsored by the Art Committee, Friends of New Canaan Library. The curators for this show are Eva Chou McCarrick and Susie Salomon.