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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:

Wonder Art Exhibit & Symphonic Concert
Jan 19, 2019 6:30 PM
Downey Civic Center Theater

First Fridays Art Walk
Expo Arts Center
Jan 4, 2019 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Post-It Art Exhibit
Dec. 8, 2018 - Jan. 10, 2019
Brushstrokes & Beverages Studio

Holiday Art Faire
Dec. 15th 4 - 7 PM
Greenly Art Space

Open Studio Art Party
Nov. 17, 2018
4 - 9 PM
Luna Rising Art Studio

Solo Art Exhibit
Oct - Dec 2018
Opening Reception 11/3/18
5 - 8 PM
Way Beyond Cake Artisan Bakery

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


EXHIBITIONS:

Wonder Art Exhibit & Symphonic Concert
Jan 19, 2019 6:30 PM
Downey Civic Center Theater

First Fridays Art Walk
Expo Arts Center
Jan 4, 2019 6:30 - 9:30 PM

Post-It Art Exhibit
Dec. 8, 2018 - Jan. 10, 2019
Brushstrokes & Beverages Studio

Holiday Art Faire
Dec. 15th 4 - 7 PM
Greenly Art Space

Open Studio Art Party
Nov. 17, 2018
4 - 9 PM
Luna Rising Art Studio


Solo Art Exhibit
Oct - Dec 2018
Opening Reception 11/3/18
5 - 8 PM
Way Beyond Cake Artisan Bakery

Art In Bixby Park
May 6,2018
10 AM - 4 PM
130 Cherry Ave Long Beach

"Metallic Reflections" Art Exhibit
April 7 at 6:30 PM
Downey Civic Theater
Symphonic Concert at 8 PM

LIVE LOVE ART Event
Sun Feb 25, 2018
2 - 7 PM
Epic Lounge in Downey

Water & Wood Art Exhibit
Jan. 20 - Jan. 27, 2018
4 - 9 PM
Resin in Hermosa Beach

4th Friday Art Walk
Jan 26 6 - 9 PM
The Hangout on Retro Row
Long Beach

The Masters Art Exhibit
Jan. 20, 2018 6:30 PM
Downey Civic theater
Symphonic Concert at 8 PM

Beyond Reality Art Exhibit
Jan. 13 - Feb. 8, 2018
Brushstrokes & Beverages Studio



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 Tainan, Taiwan

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 Washington
Private collection in Michigan
Private collections throughout Colorado
Private collections throughout California


Thank you for visiting and enjoy my creations.