Amy Gibson, b. 1976 in Alliance Ohio. She best known for her rich color and tonal hyperrealistic portraits that portray the complexities of the human condition. Drawing inspiration from people she is closest to; she creates oil paintings that capture their quirkiness, sarcasm, hope, neurosis and ways they view and interpret everyday life and their environment. Amy earned her B.F.A in Painting at the University of Akron and is currently painting and teaching at the Cameron Art Museum and Cape Fear Community College in Wilmington, North Carolina.