Born in 1991 and a long-time native of Northern New Jersey and New York City, Amy Aziz has had a large interest in the arts since she was four years old. Her relationship with art began as a small child traveling to the local fair with her mother and marveling at the artworks on display. And, it was from her mother and great-grandfather that she inherited the gift of translating images onto paper by hand. But it wasn't until her teenage years that she seriously pursued a career in fine arts, whereupon she dedicated her focus to enhancing her skills.
Amy obtained her BFA in Fine Arts from Fashion Institute of Technology, where she focused on painting and some forms of printmaking. During this time, she also developed her own unique process of collaging with unconventional and recycled materials.
Some of Amy's recent works address her internal struggles of being unable to adhere to her cultural roots and identity as a daughter of Egyptian immigrants. Her goal is to reach out to those who also struggle with their identities through her artwork.
Work / Education
AAS - Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY (2012)
BFA - Fashion Institute of Technology, New York, NY (2014)
Assistant Printer - Leroy Neiman Center for Printmaking Studies at Columbia University, New York, NY (2014)
Stylist & Sales Associate - Free People, New York, NY (2016-2017)
Stylist & Retail Manager in Training - Free People, Los Angeles, CA (2017-Present)