Exhibitions, Awards and Memberships
Amy Bright Unfried has exhibited nationwide in exhibitions and galleries from New England to Wyoming and Colorado, and in Australia. Her work has been selected for inclusion in many of the most prestigious and selective juried art shows in the greater New York area, including those of the American Artists Professional League, Allied Artists of America, the National Sculpture Society, the National Arts Club, the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club, the Salmagundi Club, The Pen and Brush Club, the Hudson Valley Art Association, Audubon Artists, the New Rochelle Art Association, the New Jersey Center for Visual Arts, the Ridgewood (N.J.) Art Association, and others.
She has won awards in many of these shows: Among these are the Medal of Honor from the American Artists Professional League and the Anna Hyatt Huntington Horse's Head Award from the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club. She is an elected member of art clubs including the National Association of Women Artists, the Pen and Brush Club, Allied Artists of America , and the Catharine Lorillard Wolfe Art Club , where she served on the board as sculpture chairman and from 1998-2000 as president, and in 2009 was recognized as Honored Member of the Year.
A casting of her sculpture Two Sisters was acquired in March 2006 by the Jane Voorhees Zimmerli Art Museum of Rutgers University in New Brunswick, New Jersey, as part of its National Association of Women Artists Collection.
Amy Bright Unfried's sculpture is now shown on the website of the Saatchi Gallery in its Your Gallery section, whose goal is to help all artists to raise their profiles. She is also a member of Episcopal Church Visual Artists.
In addition to her April 2003 solo exhibition at The National Arts Club in New York City, she has had eight other solo exhibits at locations including The Pen and Brush Club (New York, NY), Concordia College Gallery (Bronxville, NY), the Mamaroneck Artists Guild (Larchmont, NY), the Chappaqua (NY) Library Gallery and the Danbury (CT) Public Library. She has had invitational two-or-three-person shows at such galleries as Milton Academy's Nesto Gallery (Milton, MA), The Forman School's Risley Gallery (Litchfield, MA), Noel Fine Arts Gallery in Bronxville, the Bronxville Women's Club, the Point O' Woods Art Association (Fire Island, NY) and Lincoln Center's Cork Gallery (New York City).
She has completed many commissioned works, including portraits for private clients as well as two life-sized commissioned works for public locations in Jackson, Wyoming--a Nativity for a church lawn and a young man on a bench in an art center courtyard. Her work is in numerous private collections.