as She Goes by Amy Wolfe on display at HCC art gallery
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[January 21, 2017]
- The Joe McCauley Gallery at Heartland Community College will
feature Steady as She Goes, works by Amy Wolfe. The exhibit is on
display now through Friday, March 3. An artist reception takes place
Thursday, February 16 from 4:00 to 5:30 p.m. at the gallery.
Found object and mixed media assemblages abound in Wolfe's
exhibit. Composed of man-made and natural objects with painted and
drawn elements, these works reflect her exploration of "the nature
of the everyday" found in her backyard, the bike trail and the local
From gathering scrap wood, metal, bark and branches, to drawing
inked patterns and imagery, Wolfe finds meditative qualities in her
observation and process. She states, "In this ritual of finding
objects and finding my composition, of growth and decay and of
chance and intuition, I find balance for myself."
About the Artist
Wolfe is an artist and art teacher at Bent Elementary School in
Bloomington. With visiting artist Juan Chavez, she directed fifth
graders and local artists in the making of a Found Object
Collaborative Mural at Bent in 2016.
She works and exhibits locally at Three Square Studio and is a lead
member of the Downtown Bloomington Association Artists. Her works
have been exhibited at the Central Illinois Artists Organization in
Peoria, McLean County Art Center in Bloomington and Illinois Stateís
University Galleries in Normal.
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Wolfe earned a bachelorís degree in fine art from Illinois State and a masterís
degree in education from St. Michaelís College in Vermont. She is currently
completing a masterís in art education at Illinois State.
About the Joe McCauley Gallery
Exhibits, events and parking at Heartlandís Joe McCauley Gallery are free. The
gallery is located in room 2507 of the Instructional Commons Building on
Heartlandís Normal campus, 1500 W. Raab Road. Hours are weekdays from 9:00 a.m.
to 4:00 p.m. on days the College is open.
For more information about this exhibit, contact Danell Dvorak, gallery
coordinator, at firstname.lastname@example.org, or call Heartlandís Liberal Arts
and Social Sciences department at 309-268-8620.