Amy was educated at Central College in Pella, Iowa and the University of London. After receiving her BFA in art, she worked for Sticks, Inc. for five years as a painter. After having her first child, she decided to make a living as a full-time artist. Throughout the years, Amy and her husband Brian have traveled the Midwest doing art festivals and displaying her work in galleries. She and her family live in the Des Moines area. Today she offers her work exclusively online and through a limited amount of showings. Dates avialable on her blog.