Chair and Professor MFA School of the Art Institute of Chicago BA University of California Santa Cruz Sculptor, Amy Hauft, grew up in Southern California and earned her Bachelors in Art from the University of California Santa Cruz. She attended the Skowhegan School of Painting and Sculpture and then earned her Masters of Fine Art at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. For the next 2 decades, Hauft lived and worked in New York City where she produced her large-scale architectural installations for museums and galleries worldwide. Her work has been exhibited at the Brooklyn Museum (NYC), the New Museum (NYC), the International Artists Museum (Poland), The American Academy in Rome (Italy), the Limerick City Gallery (Ireland), PS1 Museum (NYC), Wesleyan University Gallery (Middletown CT), USC Atelier Gallery (Los Angeles), School of the Art Institute of Chicago Gallery, Sculpture Center (NYC) etc. She has been the recipient of numerous significant grants including the New York Foundation for the Arts Fellowship (twice), the St. Gaudens Foundation Fellowship, PEW Foundation Philadelphia Exhibitions Initiatives, the Howard Foundation Fellowship and a Public Art Fund Grant, among others. She has been awarded foreign residencies including the Civitella Ranieri Foundation Fellowship in Umbria, Italy and the International Artists Residency Fellowship in Lodz, Poland. Hauft taught for 14 years at the Tyler School of Art in Philadelphia. In 2004, she was appointed Chair of the Sculpture Department at Virginia Commonwealth University and has since established her studio in Richmond.

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