EDUCATION

MFA - Studio Art, emphasis Painting and Drawing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
Post Baccalaureate Certificate - Painting and Drawing, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
BFA - Visual Art, emphasis Painting and Drawing, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
 
SOLO EXHIBITIONS

2019  I, your glass, Finch Lane Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT
2013   It might have been a spirit, MFA Thesis Exhibition, Alvin L. Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, UT
2008   BFA Thesis Exhibition, Harold B. Lee Library Auditorium Gallery, Brigham Young University, UT

GROUP EXHIBITIONS
2018 Westminster College Faculty Art Exhibition, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
2018 UVU Faculty Exhibition, Woodbury Art Museum, Orem, UT
2017   UVU Faculty Exhibition, Woodbury Art Museum, Orem, UT
2013   PDA: Public Display of Awkwardness, Alvin L. Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, UT
2012   Shift Happens, Ground Floor Gallery, Salt Lake City, UT, curated by Andrea Bowers
2012   Works in Process, Alvin L. Gittins Gallery, University of Utah, UT
2009   Recession Proof, MFA Exhibition, Sullivan Galleries, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, IL
2007   Senior BFA Group Exhibition, Gallery 303, Brigham Young University, UT
2005   Geometry in Art, Traveling Show, Brigham Young University, UT, curated by Peter Everett and Bruce Smith
2005   Vera Hinkley Mayhew Student Creative Arts Contest, HFAC Galleries, Brigham Young University, UT
2004   Vera Hinkley Mayhew Student Creative Arts Contest, HFAC Galleries, Brigham Young University, UT
2002   Annual Juried Student Exhibition, Utah Valley State College, UT
 
TEACHING

2020 Spring Semester Adjunct Instructor, Watermedia 1, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
2020 Spring Semester Adjunct Instructor, Drawing, Inquiry, & Expression, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
2019 Fall Semester Adjunct Instructor, Painting 2, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
2019 Fall Semester Adjunct Instructor, Figure Drawing, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
2019 Fall Semester Adjunct Instructor, Paint, Perception, & Alchemy, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
2019 Spring Semester Adjunct Instructor, Painting 3 & 4, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
2019 Spring Semester Adjunct Instructor, Drawing, Inquiry, & Expression, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
2018 Fall Semester Adjunct Instructor, Drawing, Inquiry, & Expression, Westminster College, Salt Lake City, UT
2018  Fall Semester Adjunct Instructor, Painting 2, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
2017   Fall Semester Adjunct Instructor, Painting 1, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
2017   Spring Semester Adjunct Instructor, Painting 1, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
2015   Spring Semester Adjunct Instructor, Drawing 2, Utah Valley University, Orem, UT
2015   Spring Semester Adjunct Instructor, Non-Major Beginning and Advanced Painting, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2014   Fall Semester Adjunct Instructor, Non-Major Beginning and Advanced Drawing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2014   Spring Term Art Instructor, Art Foundations and Honors Art courses, City Academy (7-12 grades), Salt Lake City, UT
2014   Spring Semester Adjunct Instructor, Non-Major Beginning and Advanced Drawing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2013   Fall Semester Instructor of Record, Non-Major Beginning and Advanced Drawing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2013   Spring Semester Instructor of Record, Non-Major Beginning and Advanced Drawing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2012   Fall Semester Instructor of Record, Non-Major Beginning and Advanced Drawing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2012   Spring Semester Graduate Teaching Assistant, Advanced Drawing, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2011    Fall Semester Graduate Teaching Assistant, Language of Color, University of Utah, Salt Lake City, UT
2009   Summer Institute Faculty, Figure Drawing, Early College Program, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2009   Summer Institute Faculty, Portrait Drawing, Early College Program, School of the Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL

GRANTS/AWARDS 

2012   Fine Art Fees awarded to the students of the Ground Floor collective, Salt Lake City, UT
2011    University of Utah Department of Art Graduate Scholarship, Salt Lake City, UT
2008   School of the Art Institute of Chicago Presidential Graduate Scholarship, Chicago, IL
2007   Creative Research Grant, Office of Research & Creative Activities, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
2005   Creative Research Grant, Office of Research & Creative Activities, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
2004   Geometry in Art Study Abroad Grant, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
2004 2003 2002  Talent Award, Brigham Young University

OTHER PROFESSIONAL EXPERIENCE

2018-2016 Free-lance Illustrator, Graphic Designer, and Fine Artist, Salt Lake City, UT
2016-2015 Volunteer and Tour Program Coordinator, Education and Engagement, Utah Museum of Fine Art, Salt Lake City, UT
2015-2013 Small business owner, Bumble-puppy LLC, Salt Lake City, UT
2009 Family Programs Intern, Museum Education, Art Institute of Chicago, Chicago, IL
2008-2006 Conservation Technician, Special Collections, Harold B. Lee Library, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT
2006-2003 Writing Center Tutor, Department of English, Brigham Young University, Provo, UT

PUBLICATIONS

John Bennion, Ezekiel’s Third Wife, Winchester: RoundFire Books, 2019. (cover art and illustrations)
John Bennion, An Unarmed Woman, Utah: Signature Books, 2019. (illustrations)
Jamison
, Winter 2013, Inscape Journal, BYU Department of English

REVIEWS

Hannah McBeth, “Amy Bennion and Elizabeth Matthews Explore Family Myths Broken and Connected at Finch Lane Gallery,” 15 Bytes, August 2019. http://artistsofutah.org/15Bytes/index.php/amy-bennion-and-elizabeth-matthews-explore-family-myths-broken-and-connected-at-finch-lane-gallery/

Billy Palmer, RadioActive Interview, KRCL, Salt Lake City, UT, August 8, 2019.

Maddie Blonquist, “Stretching Portraiture at the UVU Faculty Show,” 15 Bytes, November 2018. http://artistsofutah.org/15Bytes/index.php/stretching-portraiture-at-the-uvu-faculty-show/

Kelly O’Neil, “Exhibit Juxtaposes Family, Anatomy in Unique Fashion,” The Daily Utah Chronicle, 2013.