Amy Orr

Green Vessel, repurposed credit cards, 4 x 7.5 x 7.5inTeapot, repurposed credit cards, SOLDCoverage (2014) (detail), pieced health insurance cards, 63 x 42inCoverage (2014) (horizontal), pieced health insurance cards, 63 x 42in
Coverage (2014) (vertical), pieced health insurance cards, 63 x 42in$100 Quilt (2002), 100 $1 bills/gum wrappers/glass & metal beads/quilted onto cloth, 58 x 36inTwist Tie Quilt #2: American Study, twist ties w/ hand-colored edges/glass beads/sequins/stitched onto cloth (quilted), 72 x 48inWish Bone Quilt: Best Wishes, wish bones and beads stitched onto velvet (quilted), 60 x 42.5in

Post-consumer ephemeral objects provide Amy Orr with inspiration and working materials. Orr graduated with an MFA from Tyler School of Art, Temple University. The artist also has an MA from The University of the Arts and a BFA from Bezalel Academy of Art and Design (Israel). Orr’s art work has been widely exhibited and published nationally and internationally. Amy Orr is the Director of FiberPhiladelphia and a Faculty member at Moore College of Art and Design. She lives in Philadelphia as well as in Southold, NY with her husband, photographer John Woodin and their son, Hal.

Download Artist Resume Here:

Download Artist Exhibitions Info Here: