Amy Gogarty

Amy Gogarty is an artist, educator and writer based in Vancouver. She has been a Board member since 2008. She received her MFA (Painting) from the University of Calgary. She taught art history, theory and ceramics history in the Liberal Studies Department of the Alberta College of Art & Design for sixteen years prior to relocating to Vancouver in 2006. She has exhibited installations of her paintings and other media in numerous local and national exhibitions. She maintains an active critical writing practice, publishing over 100 essays and reviews focused on contemporary art and craft practice, and she has presented papers in national and international symposia addressing craft issues. She co-edited Craft Perception and Practice vol 3 and Utopic Impulses: Contemporary Ceramics Practice, both published by Ronsdale Press in Vancouver. In 2009, she was the invited artist/writer for the Medalta International Artist Residency in Medicine Hat, Alberta, and she returned as a resident in October, 2018. More on her functional and sculptural ceramics can be found at www.amygogarty.weebly.com/