Amy Short

Amy is a ceramic sculptor who grew up in a small city in Central New York. She works primarily in terracotta and polymer clay. Her work explores themes like humanity’s impact on our environment, the human figure, self-esteem, and themes of motherhood. She is a member of the Pittsburgh Society of Sculptors and The West Hills Art League. She has exhibited regionally at the Westmoreland Museum of American Art, the Bottlebrush Gallery, the Morgan Glass Gallery, Robin Hill Park, Sweetwater Center for the Arts, North Hills Art Center and the Sewickley Library.

She holds two bachelor’s degrees from the State University of New York at Plattsburgh, one in French, the other in Fine Art with a concentration in Sculpture. She also spent time in Europe studying French and painting. You can currently find Amy teaching sculpture at Sweetwater Center for the Arts, teaching various local workshops and creating in her studio.

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