About

Amy Sansbury Manning lives and works in central Phoenix, Arizona. She exhibits locally and regionally. Past projects include cardboard machinery, mixed-media textiles, and a public art installation for the city of Scottsdale. In 2017, she received an Eric Fischl Vanguard Award. Her most recent works are primarily clay and glaze, with imagery drawn from industrial objects and public utilities in the urban landscape. She is a member of the eye lounge artist collective in Phoenix.

EXHIBITIONS

2019                Looking, Practical Art, Phoenix, AZ (solo, opening August 2)

2019                18th Annual Ceramic Studio Tour, Ceramic Research Center, Arizona State University Art Museum

2018      Phoenix College Student Art Exhibition, Eric Fischl Gallery, Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ (juried by Susan Beiner, Arizona State University)

2018      Artists of Promise, Maricopa County Community College, Phoenix, AZ

2017      Little by Little, Art Intersection, Gilbert, AZ (juried by Dr. Julie Sasse, Chief Curator, Tucson Museum of Art)

2017      Phoenix College Student Art Exhibition, Eric Fischl Gallery, Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ (juried by Susan Beiner, Arizona State University)

2017      Paradise Valley Community College Student Art Exhibition, Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ (juried by Patty Haberman, Mesa Contemporary Arts Chief Curator, Mesa Arts Center, Mesa, AZ)

2016      Phoenix College Student Art Exhibition, Eric Fischl Gallery, Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ

2016      Artists of Promise, Maricopa County Community College, Phoenix, AZ

2016      A(Maze)ing Maps and Legends, Tohono-Chul, Tucson, AZ

2015      The Art of Planetary Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

2015      Phoenix College Student Art Exhibition, Eric Fischl Gallery, Phoenix College, Phoenix, AZ

2015      Bugs, Birds, Beasts, and Blooms, ASU Action, Advocacy, and Arts Community Arts Exhibit, Phoenix, AZ

2015      Artists of Promise, Maricopa County Community College, Phoenix, AZ 

2015      The Art and Science of Emotional Intelligence, Shemer Art Center, Phoenix, AZ (curated by C12 Collaborative)

2014      Nurturing the Landscape, Oasis on Grand, Phoenix, AZ (curated by ArtFarm Collective)

2014      Third Annual Planetary Science Art Exhibition, Division of Planetary Science, American Astronomical Society, Tucson, AZ

2014      The Art of Planetary Science, University of Arizona, Tucson, AZ

COMMISSIONS

2016      Public Art Commission, True Local Time, Canal Convergence, Scottsdale Public Art, Scottsdale, AZ (one of eight public artworks commissioned by Scottsdale Public Art for an event with 55,000 visitors)

AWARDS

2018                1st place, Maricopa Community College Artist of Promise

2018                2nd place, 3-D Art, Phoenix College Student Art Exhibition

2017                Eric Fischl Vanguard Award, juried by Eric Fischl and Njedeka Akunyili Crosby

2017                1st Place, 3-D Art, Phoenix College Student Art Exhibition

2017                1st Place, Paradise Valley Community College Student Art Exhibition

2016                3rd Place, 3-D Art, Phoenix College Student Art Exhibition

2016                Artist of Promise, Maricopa County Community College

2015                Artist of Promise, Maricopa County Community College

SELECTED PRESS

Duncan, Jenna. “ArtFarm Collective Invites Criticism.” Java: Art/Ideas/Taste/Phoenix Culture, November 2014, p. 19.

Hwang, Kellie. “Canal Convergence Lights Up Scottsdale Waterfront.” AZcentral.com. 20 February 2016. http://www.azcentral.com/story/entertainment/arts/2016/02/20/canal-convergence-scottsdale/80560698/

Yaghsezian, Savanah. “ArtFarm Exhibit Highlights Phoenix Arts Community, Showcases Local Artists.” Downtowndevil.com. 7 November 2014. http://downtowndevil.com/2014/11/07/63621/phoenix-artfarm-oasis-grant-art-gallery/