Artist of the moment……….Amy Sillman

 

Amy Sillman is an American painter who is renown for her portraits which are psychological studies of people in addition to her abstract paintings. Amy Sillman was born in Detroit, Michigan in the year 1966.

Sillman attended the School of Visual Arts located in New York City earning a B.F.A. The artist went on to earn a M.F.A. from Bard College also located in New York City.

Sillman is based out of New York City.

Over her career the artist has won many awards including fellowships from the National Endowment of the Arts, the Pollack- Krasner Foundations, and the Guggenheim.

Price range information: Sillman works in many mediums including etching, watercolor, gouache, and oils. Works range from $5,000 to $150,000.

Below a link to the website of the artist:

http://www.amysillman.com/pages/index.php

In this clip a brief interview with Amy Sillman:

Here we catch up with the great James Kalm to view a show featuring Sillman and Anna Sew Hoy:

The range of style of painting of Amy Sillman is amazing. Sillman’s portraits remind of Lucien Freud’s etchings. Sillman is also a fantastic abstract painter great at producing interesting shapes alongside her bold color choices.

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