Amy Evans, NJ Member Since July 2015 Artist Statement Amy Evans has been chronicling the environment of northern New Jersey through her photography for the past twenty-five years. After earning a BFA in photography from The Cooper Union in 1986, she received and an MA from Kean University in 1995. For the past twenty years Amy has worked professionally as an artist and educator helping mentor young artists who have benefited from her practice. Amy has received numerous grants from the Geraldine R. Dodge Foundation for her own artwork, as well as grants for arts education. Her work has been shown in many exhibitions including the Noyse Museum of Art, Trenton State Museum, Ellarslie Museum, Morris Museum, and Allentown Museum of Art as well as many east coast galleries. Her work has been published in national magazines and journals, and used by international publishing companies. In 2010 Amy was a portfolio spotlight artist in Black and White magazine; for her large format photographs entitled “Meditations”. In 2014 Amy was chosen as one of 13 influential artists in NJ. by the governor’s arts board. Her work is currently being exhibited at the governor’s mansion in Princeton NJ. Amy’s work is included many permanent and private collections.