Amy Dryer attended the Alberta College of Art and Design, the Glasgow School of Art (Scotland), and the Fine Art program at Mount Allison University. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts in 2006, returning to Calgary to start her professional arts practice. In 2014, she was the among The Top 40 Under 40 Recipients chosen by Avenue Magazine, and in 2008, she was on the cover of Avenue Magazine as ‘Calgary’s Best.’ She has been featured as a ‘Profiled Artist’ in both Essential Magazine and Galleries West Magazine. She completed an artist residency at Emma Lake Saskatchewan in 2009, and at the Banff Centre in 2013. Amy’s paintings are in a number of collections throughout Canada, and the US, including the Alberta Foundation for the Arts public art collection.