Amy Smoot

Graduate Teaching Assistant
Phone:
(205) 348-5967
Office Location:
307 Garland Hall
Fax:
(205) 348-0287
Bio

Amy Smoot is a second-year graduate student in ceramics. She has taught Figure Modeling and assists Ceramics I, III andAmy Smoot, "Touch," ceramics, 14.5 x 6 x 12 inches, 2017 IV. She was among the graduate students featured in the 2017 Graduate Student Show who were also videoed giving gallery talks about their art work and practice. Smoot received the BFA in ceramics from the University of West Georgia where she was a studio assistant in ceramics and a student research assistant. She was one of three artists selected for Air Air in 2017, an artist residency where artists make art on airplanes. In the spring of 2017, she gave a 19th-century ceramics presentation at historic Lyon Hall in Demopolis, Ala. and led a “Fifty Minute Heads” workshop at the 2017 Georgia High School Clay Symposium (at UWG). In 2016-2017, she received a UA Graduate Council Fellowship. She currently serves as President of Crimson Clay.

Exhibitions

FEB 8-16, 2018

2017

SEP 11-OCT 12 Graduate Student Exhibition, Sella-Granata Art Gallery, Tuscaloosa Ala.
SEP 2017 Air Air Pop-up Exhibition, Atlanta, Ga.
AUG 24 – SEP 28, 2017 5th Biennial Alumni Art Exhibition, University of West Georgia, Carrollton, Ga.
SEP 2017 FRESH Emerging Artists Exhibition, Association for Visual Arts (AVA), Chattanooga, Tenn.
FEB 2017 Professor and Student Exhibition at the Alabama Clay Conference
FEB 2017 QUICKTURNAROUND, The University of Alabama Gallery, Dinah Washington Cultural Arts Center, Tuscaloosa, Ala.

Amy Smoot, "Untitled (Lint)," 2017 ceramic sculpture by Amy Smoot titled "Weight." ceramic sculpture by Amy Smoot titled "Be Good."

Education

B.F.A., University of West Georgia (2015); concentration: ceramics