Amy Gilles teaches Studio Art at Northwest Nazarene University in Nampa, Idaho. She is originally from the Midwest, where she graduated from the University of Illinois Urbana-Champaign with her Master of Fine Arts degree in Painting. Amy is passionate about being outdoors and much of her own artwork focuses on the experience of walking and coming to know and feel connected to a particular landscape by moving through it. Her work has been shown in Chicago and throughout the Midwest.
When not on a hike or a bike ride, Amy loves working with students in the studio, classroom and individually. She loves ideas, discussion and the creative process in general and is continually learning and exploring along with her students.
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