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About the artist:

Amy Oliver is a Ventura based photographer originally from a sleepy town on the coast of North Carolina. She is also an Assistant Professor in the photography department at Glendale Community College.

She earned her MFA in photography from the California Institute of the Arts in 2007 and her BA from Tufts University in 2001.

She works with digital and traditional photographic materials using 4×5, medium format, 35mm, and digital SLR cameras in her work. 

Selected Exhibits & Publications


  • GCC Sierra Vista Faculty Exhibit– Glendale Community College, Glendale, CA

  • Something Old, Something New. Something Borrowed, Something Blue. Tatiana’s Cafe, Ventura, CA.


  • Captured: GCC Advanced Student Photographers-Curator-The Art Gallery at GCC, Glendale, CA

  • California Landscapes: High Mountains to Low Deserts- Ventura County Arts Council Juried Exhibit, Ventura, CA


  • Art Through the Lens: GCC Advanced Student Photographers-Curator-The Art Gallery at GCC, Glendale, CA


  • Ventura, CA USA, solo exhibit- Ventura College, Ventura, CA

  • From Above: Aerial Imagery in Painting and Photography, Ventura Government Center


  • Photography Invitational, New Media Gallery, Ventura College, Ventura, CA

  • Patterns-Ventura County Arts Council Juried Exhibit, Ventura, CA

  • The View from Here-Curator, Sandbox Cafe, Ventura, CA


  • Terrestrial, solo exhibit- Buenaventura Art Association Gallery

  • Six Shooters, Art Muscle Group Show, Van Nuys, CA


  • New York Photo Festival Invitational, New York NY

  • Simply, The Center for Fine Art Photography, Ft. Collins, CO

  • It’s a Thin Line Between Love and Hate, United Photo Industries, New York, NY

  • Escape, solo exhibit- Anacapa Brewing, Co, Ventura, CA


  • Quiet, solo exhibit- Stella Dottir, Los Angeles, CA


  • The Photographers, Optical Allusion Gallery, Los Angeles, CA

  • Multiple Universes, faculty exhibit- Pasadena City College- Pasadena, CA

  • Aftershock LA– art auction to benefit Build Change and Royal/T, Los Angeles, CA


  • News of the World– Pasadena City College Art Gallery, Pasadena, CA

  • Pieces of Heaven– Art of Elysium Charity Auction, Christie’s Beverly Hills, CA


  • Rambler Magazine- v. 5 #1, Illustration artwork


  • Projected Landscape– MFA Thesis Solo Exhibit- California Institute of the Arts

  • All In: Juried Art Exhibition– Torrance Museum of Art, Torrance, CA

  • Forever: California Institute of the Arts MFA Exhibit, Los Angeles, CA

  • Rambler Magazine- v. 4 #6, Illustration artwork


  • Anywhere/Nowhere– Gallery 2102, Los Angeles, CA

  • Green– solo exhibit, California Institute of the Arts, Valencia, CA

  • Rambler Magazine- v. 3 #2, Illustration artwork


  • Rambler Magazine- v. 1 #4, cover artwork


  • Portraits– solo show- Blue Pony Gallery, Charlotte, NC


  • Lo que vi– What I saw, Photographs of Mexico– solo honors thesis exhibit, Tufts University, Medford, MA


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