Amy Hauft grew up in Southern California and received her BA from the University of California Santa Cruz. She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and then earned her MFA at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. For the next 2 decades, Hauft lived and worked in New York City where she produced her large-scale architectural installations for museums and galleries worldwide. Her work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum (NYC), New Museum (NYC), International Artists Museum (Poland), The American Academy in Rome (Italy), Limerick City Gallery (Ireland), PS1 Museum (NYC), and the Sculpture Center (NYC), among other venues. She has received numerous grants, including the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship, St. Gaudens Foundation Fellowship, PEW Foundation Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiatives, Howard Foundation Fellowship and a Public Art Fund Grant. Her residency awards include the Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship in Umbria, Italy and the International Artists Residency Fellowship in Lodz, Poland. Hauft taught for 14 years at the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. Since 2004, she has served as Chair of the VCU Sculpture Department.
Amy’s work will be on display during our Winter Exhibition from November 20, to February 21.
For more information on our Winter Exhibition please visit our website.