Amy Loewan was born in Hong Kong, immigrated to Canada and has been based in Edmonton, Alberta since 1978. She received a MFA in Painting from the University of Alberta and is a member of the Royal Canadian Academy of Arts. Amy is celebrated for her dedication to creating artwork to promote peace and understanding. She has an extensive exhibition history of over 100 exhibitions. Her work has been shown across Canada as well as internationally in New York, Shanghai, Hong Kong and Melbourne. Amy has received numerous awards and honours. She was inducted into the City of Edmonton Arts & Culture Hall of Fame in 2012 and was the recipient of a National Award for Excellence in the Arts in 1998. Her large rice paper installation A Peace Project was designated as a Cultural Property of Canada in 2010. Loewan is also a passionate art educator who works with community groups and teaches studio courses in visual arts at the University of Alberta Faculty of Extension.
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