Amy J. Dyck is currently living and working in the Fraser Valley of British Columbia, Canada


SOLO & COLLABORATIVE EXHIBITIONS | SELECTED

(upcoming 2024 Solo exhibit -focused on new sculptural works, Sidney and Gertrude Zack Gallery, Vancouver BC)

(upcoming 2024 Solo exhibit, THIS Gallery, Vancouver BC)

2023  All the Parts of Me, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC

2023  Intricate Arrangements (joint w. Monique Motut-Firth) The Act Art Gallery, Maple Ridge BC

2022  Dichotomy, PoMo Arts Centre, Port Moody BC

2019  Dwell, SAMC Gallery, Trinity Western University, Langley BC

2019  Liminal Spaces, Queen Elizabeth Theatre, Vancouver BC

2016  Echo, with Nikol Haskova, The Fort Gallery, Langley, BC


GROUP EXHIBITIONS | SELECTED

2023  Art Party, Seymour Art Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2023  Fraser Valley Biannual, The Reach, Abbotsford, BC (iterations in Fraser Valley)

2023  Aftereffects, Not Real Art, online exhibition 

2023  Life=Absurd, THIS Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2022  Confronting Demons, Blind Insect Gallery, Oregon, USA

2021  Concept, Federation Gallery, Vancouver BC  (award)

2021  Accepting the Unexpected, Stay at Home Gallery, online exhibition

2021  On The Edge, Federation Gallery, Vancouver BC

2021  Business Card Art Show, JKR Gallery, Provo UT, USA

2021  Art Night Gallery Circles Exhibition, Art Night Gallery Group, online exhibition

2020  Painting on the Edge, Federation Gallery, Vancouver BC  (award)

2020  Hedges and Houses and Mothers and Children, I Like Your Work Podcast with Dazed and 

     Confucius, online and virtual exhibition, Vancouver BC

2017  Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series Finalist Exhibition, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver BC

2017  Annual International Representational Show, Federation Gallery, Vancouver BC

2017  Fraser Valley Biennale, The Reach Museum Gallery, Abbotsford BC

2017  Fraser Valley Biennale, O’Connor Group Gallery, Chilliwack, BC

2017  Success, Federation Gallery, Vancouver BC

2016  Ensemble, The Act Art Gallery. Maple Ridge, BC

2015  Sidney Fine Art Show, Mary Winspear Centre, Sidney BC

2015  Painting On The Edge, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC


AWARDS | GRANTS

2023  Short-Listed, Women United Art Prize (collage and fibre art), online, international

2022  1st place, Face Forward Art Portrait Prize, online, international

2021  Honorable Mention, Blue Review Art Prize, New York, USA

2021  2nd place, Concept, Federation of Canadian Artists, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, BC

2021  Long-listed, Women United Art Prize, online, international

2020  2nd place, Painting on the Edge, Federation Gallery, Vancouver BC

2017  Finalist, Bombay Sapphire Artisan Series, Winsor Gallery, Vancouver BC

2017  Signature Status, Federation of Canadian Artists, Federation Gallery, Vancouver BC

2016  2nd place, From Life, Federation Gallery, Vancouver BC

2015  Honorable Mention, Sidney Fine Art Show, Sidney BC

2015  Grand Prize, Fraser Valley Chapter Spring Show, Leigh Square, Port Coquitlam BC


PRESS & PUBLISHED | SELECTED

(upcoming 2023 Podcast Interview with Art Women United, USA)

(upcoming 2023 Create Magazine Issue #41 December, USA)

2023  Uppercase Magazine issue #58 July-Aug-Sept 2023, Canada

2023  An Artist and a Mother, Chapter 29: Pushing Back, Demeter Press, USA (link)

2022  Mixed Media Artist Amy J. Dyck Makes Peace with her Inner Demons. Not Real Art. Oct 

     (link)

2022  Dana Gee. Festival celebrates artists who live/work outside of mainstream cultural spaces. 

     Vancouver Sun, Canada, Oct 5 (link)

2022  Art Connects; Outsider Art with Kristin Cheung, Shannon Goodman, John Clinock, Amy J. 

     Dyck and Charlie Sandeman. Vancouver Art Gallery. September 29 (link)

2021  Beyond Boundaries, Opus Visual Podcast, Canada, April (link)

2021 Cultivating Creativity: Practice Practice Practice, Opus Visual Podcast, Canada,               

     February (link)

2019  Nourish, Apero Magazine, USA, November

2019  Twins, Brenda Magazine, United Kingdom, Issue 4

2019  Red, Brenda Magazine, United Kingdom, Issue 3

2018  Emerging Artist Feature, American Art Collector Magazine, USA, April

2018  Art Minute, If I Don’t Make Art I Fade out; Why She Needed to Keep Painting After Having   

     Kids, CBC Arts, Canada, Feb 2

2018  1340 Art Magazine, The Netherlands, April

2015  Miranda Gathercole, Young Artists Make Big Impressions, Langley Times, Canada, Aug. 11


PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE | SELECTED

2023  Artist Talk, Fraser Valley Biennale (group exhibition). The Reach, Abbotsford BC

2023  Artist Talk, Intricate Arrangements (joint exhibition) The Act Gallery, Maple Ridge BC

2022  Artist Talk Dichotomy (solo exhibition). PoMo Arts, Port Moody, BC

2022  Guest Panelist for Betty Spackman’s A Creature Chronicle Symposium, Langley, BC

2021-2022  Instructor for Deeper Selves Reside Mentorship Program (virtual)

2021 Artist Talk, Surrey Art Gallery Association. “Art and the Journey Through a Crisis” Surrey, BC

2021  Instructor, Drawing Structural Portraits and Portrait Painting, Langley Arts Council, (virtual)

2017-current  Critique Facilitator, Langley Arts Council, Langley BC

2020  Juror, Nanaimo 2020 Art Show, Federation of Canadian Artists, Nanaimo BC

2020  Instructor, Mastering Hands and Feet with Charcoal, South Surrey White Rock Art Society

     White Rock BC

2020 Instructor, Painting the Portrait in Oils, South Surrey White Rock Art Society, White Rock BC

2019  Juror, Active Status, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver BC

2019  Instructor, Spring Sessions, Port Kells Art Club, Langley BC

2018  Juror, Active Status, Federation of Canadian Artists, Vancouver BC

2016-2017  Instructor, Neighborhood Art Studios, Langley BC

2017  Demonstrator, Charcoal Drawing, Opus Langley, Langley BC

2016  Instructor, Drawing the Live Figure in Charcoal, Port Moody Art Association, Port Moody BC


For more than a decade, Amy has instructed on topics like figure portrait drawing from life, plein air painting, oil painting basics, portrait drawing and painting, drawing hands and feet, composition, perspective, atmosphere, how to critique, the anatomy of light, visual problem solving, expressing your inner vision and more.