Bio

Amy Marie D ‘Apice (nee Williams) is an artist, writer, teacher, and performer, not necessarily in that order. She currently resides in Chiang Mai, Thailand where she is working on an exhibition of paintings and several book projects.  Amy spends her summers in the United States where she teaches and exhibits.

Curriculum Vitae
Education:
Masters of Fine Art, University of Washington, 1997
Major in Painting and Drawing
-Teaching Assistant in Drawing, 1995-97

Bachelor of Fine Art, University of Washington, 1987
Major in Painting and Drawing

Experience:
Instructor, 2000- 2014
Art Institute of Seattle
Media Arts and Animation
-Chair, Faculty Committee, 2005-10
-Additional instruction in Graphic Design, Fashion Design, and General Education

Instructor/ Owner, 2002-2006: The Art Center on Bainbridge Island, WA
-Workshops and classes in painting and drawing
-Community outreach

Visiting Lecturer , 1998
University of Washington, School of Art
-Instructor of Drawing

Teaching Associate/Lecturer, 1999-2005, University of Washington
School of Drama: Drawing and Rendering Techniques for the Theatre

Instructor, 1994-1995/1997-1998
Northwest College of Art
Fine Arts: Drawing and Painting

Publications:

The Burma Project Blog: a compilation of art and word
“The Little Burmese Tout in Training;” 2014; http://www.yourlifeisatrip.com
Everyday Things In Premodern Japan, 1997, Illustrations
Our Community, Portraits and Self-Portraits, 1994, Drawings

Grants and Fellowships:
Bainbridge Island Arts and Humanities Grant, 2002

Awards and Honors
-The President’s Unity Award for Excellence in Teaching, 2006
-Best Visual Artist, 2008, Bainbridge Island Review
-Best in Show, Georgetown International Art Competition, 1999
-Award of Merit for Teaching Excellence
-Lockitch Scholarship, 1996
-Gonzales Scholarship, 1995

Selected Exhibitions and Performances:

  • The Burma Project:       21 Drawings in 21 Days, Bainbridge Island Museum of Art, 2013
  • New Drawings: a solo exhibit, 2nd Floor Gallery, Chiang Mai, Thailand 2011
  • New Paintings; Bainbridge Island Arts and Crafts Gallery, WA 2007
  • Commissions for the Hotel Max; The Art Center on Bainbridge Island, WA 2005
  • Contemporary Still Life; Fraga Gallery, Bainbridge Island, WA 2004
  • Today and Other Constructs: A Performance by Here Now Productions; Bainbridge Performing Arts Cultural Center, Bainbridge Island, WA 2002
  • Today: A Performance by Here Now Productions; Seattle Fringe Festival, 2001
  • Calming Bainbridge: A Performance by Here Now Productions; Bainbridge Island, 2000
  • Solo Exhibit of New Paintings; The Fraser Gallery, Washington DC, 2000
  • Fan Club; with the collaborative, a.k.a.; Urban Institute for Contemporary Arts, 2000
  • Northwest Annual; Featured Artist, Center on Contemporary Art, 1999