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Amelie Simmons

Amelie Simmons

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Welcome!

I am an artist using acrylic paint as my primary medium of choice to create my illusions of reality. My genre include representational impressionism, abstract, and dimensional (3D touch me) paintings.
I enjoy exploring different styles of art, from fine detailed brushstrokes to the spontaneity of painting freely with my fingers and old gift cards.

Thank you for visiting and enjoy my creations.


UPCOMING & CURRENT EVENTS:

ARTX Holiday Fest
Nov. 11, 2017 at 8:00 PM Reception
Art Exchange during 2nd Saturdays Art Walk
East Village Arts District in Long Beach
Exhibit runs Nov - Dec. 2017

Music: the Art of Sound Art Exhibit
Oct 14, 2017 at 6:30 PM
Downey Symphony Concert at 8 PM
Downey Civic Center theater

Dia de la Muerta Art Exhibit
Oct 14 - Nov 9, 2017
Brushstrokes & Beverages Art Studio

RESIN Art Exhibit in Hermosa Beach
Sept. 2, 2017 Saturday
Opening Reception 4-9 pm
Sept. 9, 2017 Saturday
Final Show 4-9 PM

Art in Bixby Park
Sept 3, 2017 Sunday
10 Am - 4 PM

Penthouse Pop Up Art Exhibit
Edison Building
May 13, 2017 Sat
6:00 - 10 PM

My passion for my artwork originates from a strong desire to capture images of life moments, places, and feelings onto canvas. I find inspiration locally and from my adventures while traveling. Scuba diving has provided me with a new perspective of the underwater world; while my career as a clinical scientist has given me access to the invisible world under a microscope. My creative process also comes from as far as outer space and as close as my inner child. My paintings are of images and places that move me.

I have always been an artist by heart. I have loved drawing since elementary school and have been a photographer during my college years. I first picked up a paintbrush at a local Paint and Sip class. This sparked a dormant creativity within me that exploded into an obsession. I would like to share my interpretation of what moves me with others and hope they are also touched by what they see. Speaking of touch, I use dimensional media in my tactile paintings that everyone can and should touch. These dimensional (touch me) paintings are dedicated to the visually impaired and those that "feel" the urge to touch textured artwork as I do.


EDUCATION BACKGROUND:

Studio Art Drawing class at California State University, Long Beach under Arlene Cartozian


2017 EXHIBITIONS:

ARTX Holiday Fest
Art Exchange, Long Beach Nov. 11, 2017

The Art of Sound Art Art Show and Concert
Downey Civic Theater, Downey Oct. 21, 2017

Art & Surf Art Exhibit
Resin Gallery, Hermosa Beach Sep. 2, 2017

Summer Breeze Art Exhibit
Brushstrokes & Beverages Studio, Long Beach Jul. 8, 2017

First Fridays Art Walk
Bixby Knolls, Long Beach Jun. 2, 2017

Penthous Pop-Up Art Show
Edison Building, Long Beach May 13, 2017

Art in Bixby Park
Long Beach, Ca May 7, 2017

Brentwood Art Festival
Brentwood, Ca Apr. 30, 2017

Earth Recycled Art Exhibit & Symphonic Concert
Downey Civic Theater, Downey Apr. 8, 2017


Beyond Reality (Surreal) Art Exhibit at Brushstrokes & Beverages Studio
East Village Arts District, Long Beach Jan. 14 to Feb. 9, 2017



COLLECTIONS:

Permanent display at Saint John's Health Center in Santa Monica, Ca
Permanent display at Harbor-UCLA Medical Center in Torrance, Ca
Permanent display at Law offices of Robert Kennedy in Signal Hill, Ca
Private collection in Ashland, KY
Private collection in Spring, TX
Private collection in West Linn, OR
Private collection in Cary, NC
Private collection in Arizona
Private collection in Colorado
Private collections throughout California


Thank you for visiting and enjoy my creations.