Works in Brooklyn
Why are houseplants such a big part of millennial culture? Perhaps because there is such a satisfying simplicity to how they can grow infinite colors and shapes from just dirt, light, and water. Amy's paintings are odes to these plants, featuring them as the protagonist of a fantastical landscape. Sometimes flower sit right in the center like in a Renaissance portrait, while others lean sideways as if desiring to arrive at the sun that appears in many of Amy's paintings. They make you think about the way we animate non-human things to create little magical narratives in our lives..
See our interview with the artist here.