Amy A Thompson is an Ottawa based visual artist. She studied Fine Art at York University and graduated with Honours from the Ontario College of Art and Design (Toronto/Florence, Italy), winning the David L Stevenson Scholarship and shortlisted for the Governor General Academic Medal. Early in her career she began working with appropriated images, drawn to their immediacy and narrative power. Her work explores themes of memory and the natural world through the mediums of drawing, painting, collage, and sculpture. Her subjects exist both within and without our reality, straddling and exploring the spaces in between. She has been commissioned to create public artworks in Ottawa and Vancouver, including one of the 13 light rail stations in Ottawa. Exhibitions include Orillia Museum of Art & History (Orillia, ON), Purdue University Art Gallery (West Lafayatte, IN) and Latcham Gallery (Stouffville, ON). Her work has been featured on book, magazine and album covers, most notably for the Pulitzer-prize winning poet James Tate (Harper Collins, NY). She has exhibited across Canada, the US and Europe and her work has been acquired by the City of Ottawa, the Telus Gardens Art Collection as well as private collections.