Amy Sands is a Minneapolis-based artist who has exhibited work in a number of solo and group shows both nationally and internationally, including Prints Tokyo at the Tokyo Metropolitan Art Museum in 2012; Estampa, the 2003 Madrid International Print Fair, and 2015's Global Print in Douro, Portugal. Her work will be shown in 1st Virtual Print and 8th International Printmaking Biennial of Douro 2016 in Douro, Portugal. She has also been an invited artist in residence at Skopelos Foundation for the Arts in the Isle of Skopelos, Greece.
Nationally, Sands' work has received a juror’s award at the 2013 MAPC Juried Members Exhibition at the McDonough Museum of Art in Youngstown, Ohio, and was selected for the 2016 Delta Small National Prints exhibit at the Bradbury Museum in Jonesboro, Arkansas. Her work belongs in the permanent collections of the New York Public Library, Pratt Institute, Metropolitan State University, Buena Vista University, and Central Lakes College, as well as many private parties.
Sands has lectured locally in the Twin Cities as well as at the 2012 College Art Association conference in New York City and the 2015 AICAD Symposium: Science in the Studio at the California College of the Arts in San Francisco.