It all started with paper
“My father worked at a paper mill so he used to bring huge rolls of paper home and I used to draw growing up. So I’ve always had a strong love of paper,” said Amy Sands, Metro State’s new associate professor of Studio Arts.
Sands is just the second member of the resident Studio Arts faculty, joining Professor Erica Rasmussen. Sands was a community faculty member for eight years. She teaches Introduction to Drawing (ARTS 106), Intermediate Drawing (ARTS 306) and Museums and Galleries (ARTS 300). She also facilitates the Exhibition Practices internship (ARTS 302) in the Gordon Parks Gallery.
As a community faculty member, Sands taught a wide array of studio arts classes at other local colleges including the Minneapolis College of Art and Design, St. Catherine University, Inver Hills Community College and Macalester College
“One of the things that I find commendable is that she has a wide understanding of the arts and is a versatile teacher,” said Professor Erica Rasmussen
As a printmaker, Sands strives to evoke how we experience life through everyday objects. “I’m really interested in how things influence who we are as people and how that becomes a part of our identity,” she said.Read The Full Article