A B O U T

AMY DOVER IS AN INTERNATIONALLY RECOGNISED ARTIST AND ILLUSTRATOR BASED IN THE UNITED KINGDOM WITH A FOCUS ON THE RELATIONSHIP AND PERCEPTIONS OF HUMANS AND NON-HUMAN ANIMALS. THROUGH HIGHLY DETAILED DRAWINGS SHE TOYS WITH ALLEGORICAL NARRATIVES AND SURREAL MOMENTS TO CHALLENGE THE VIEWERS PERCEPTIONS OF THE CREATURES WITHIN THEM.

 

SHE HAS RECENTLY BEEN CREATING WORK ON THE HUMAN IMPACT  ON ENDANGERED SPECIES AND THE 6TH MASS EXTINCTION, AND HOPES TO RAISE THIS AS A CRITICAL CONCERN.  WORKING WITH CHARITABLE ORGANISATIONS AND UNIVERSITIES, DOVER HAS TRAVELLED THE WORLD WITH HER SKETCHBOOK AND CAMERA TO TELL THE STORIES OF ANIMALS.

 

AMY DOVER ALSO WORKS AS A FREELANCE ILLUSTRATOR AND HAS WORKED FOR SUCH CLIENTS AS WORLD ANIMAL PROTECTION, M&S, THE ROYAL BALLET, REDBULL, BARBOUR, PEARLFISHER, TARGET AND GARDINER RICHARDSON.

 

ORIGINALLY FROM DURHAM SHE IS CURRENTLY BASED IN NEWCASTLE UPON TYNE AND GATESHEAD. SHE WORKS AS A SENIOR LECTURER AT TEESSIDE UNIVERSITY AND HAS JUST COMPLETED A MASTERS AT EDINBURGH COLLEGE OF ART, AT EDINBURGH UNIVERSITY.

S O L O   E X H I B I T I O N S

 

Edinburgh College of Art Postgraduate show . Edinburgh - August 2019

Live Draw,Fragile Earth. MIMA . Middlesbrough - July 2019

A Eulogy For Animals Lost . Newcastle - July 2018

Late Shows . Newcastle - May 2013

Urban Outfitters . Newcastle - November 2012

The Late Shows . Newcastle - May 2012

Onethirty3 . Newcastle - May 2012

World of Curiosity . Newcastle - December 2011

Of birds and Beasts . Electrik Sheep. Newcastle - July 2009

Exposure Gallery . London - March 2009

 

 

 

I N T E R N A T I O N A L   E X H I B I T I O N S

 

Night of The Hunter - Antler Gallery . Portland USA - Jan 2013

Get The Lead Out IV - Swoon Gallery . California, USA - November 2012

Arty People - Various places, Sweden - 2012

Wild at Heart - Thinkspace . LA, USA - May 2012

Designers Against Child Trafficking - Touring, USA & South America - 2010 - 2011

 

 

 

G R O U P   E X H I B I T I O N S

 

Imaginary Worlds - Oriel Davies Gallery . Wales - February 2017

The Festival of Illustration - June 2015

Conningsby Gallery . London - June 2014

Traces . London - February 2014

Redbull Cooler Canvas  . Newcastle - December 2013

Ouse Stret Arts Club . Newcastle - December 2013

To Autumn . Washington - August 2013

Cardboard Shelter . Tyneside - December 2012

Traces . London - August 2012

Etsy Illustrated . London - May 2012

Nest  . Barnard Castle - January 2012

Onethirty3 . Newcastle - December 2011

Nightshade - KK Outlet . London - April 2011

VNA Presents Lacoste L!ve . London - December 2010

Nightshade . Newcastle - October 2010

Summer Art Jam  . London - July 2010

Kitch-en Gallery . Newcastle - March 2010

Kounter Kulture . Truman Brewery - London - October 2008

Hidden in Plain View . Vane Gallery - Newcastle - October 2008

 

Image courtesy of Barbour

CLIENT LIST

 

Pearlfisher

Target

World Animal Protection

Urban Outfitters

Redbull

Barbour

M&S

The Royal Ballet

Magma Books

Popshot Magazine

KK Outlet (Kessels Kramer)

Electric Hummingbird

Sperry Top-sider

Gardiner Richardson

Beels & Co

Mostyn

Thinkspace

Antler PDX

Surreal Creative

Electrik heep

Tibytiby One

Amelia's Magazine

The Impeccable Pig

Space id

 

 

 

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