2020 MN State Arts Board Artist Initiative Grant
Amy Sands is a fiscal year 2020 recipient of an Artist Initiative grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board. This activity is made possible by the voters of Minnesota through a grant from the Minnesota State Arts Board thanks to a legislative appropriation from the arts and cultural heritage fund.
International, National, and Local Media Coverage of My Work:
Click Here: Minneapolis Star Tribune article by Alicia Eler on my Lace Reimagined exhibition at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, MN.
Click Here: Happening Media article about my Lace Reimagined exhibition at the American Swedish Institute in Minneapolis, MN.
Click Here: International news headline about my first prize award in Spain for the Mini Print Cantabria, October 2020.
Click Here: A second international news headline about my first prize award in Spain, October 2020.
Click Here: International Honorable Mention award out of 1,347 entries in Awagami International Miniature Print Exhibition 2019 Japan Print Competition
Click Here: My artwork seen on the video at 3:04 and 1:09 on Portugal's news station in September, 2018
Click Here: My artwork featured on the video at 1:10 on another Portugal news station in September 2018
Click Here: Renaissance Graphic Arts, Inc. Purchase Award & Honorable Mention at the 11th Biennial International Miniature Print Exhibition at the Center for Contemporary Printmaking, Norwalk, CT (juried by Freyda Spira, Associate Curator, Department of Drawings and Prints, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY, NY)
Click Here: View at 3:14 on the video: Kare 11 feature of my work as part of the 2018 Parade of Homes , Dream Home tour.
Click Here: Featured artist in the Sun Post newspaper, March 30, 2020
Click Here: Featured artist as a Golden Valley Icon, City of Golden Valley, MN
Click Here: Featured artist at Metropolitan Picture Framing, Minneapolis, MN
Click Here: Featured artist for international exhibition in Sun Post, Sept. 17, 2020.