• Responsibility

    fabric, polyfil, acrylic, latex and oil and panel
    24.5 x 25 x 1”  |  2018

  • Easiest

    acrylic, latex, oil, fabric, polyfil, panel
    24.5 x 24 x 2.5”  |  2018

  • Life On Land

    acrylic, oil, latex, fabric, polyfil, panel
    26 x 23.5 x 1.5”  |  2018

  • Face Forward

    fabric, polyfil, latex, oil, acrylic and panel
    27 x 29 x 1.75”  |  2018

  • Press Start

    oil, acrylic, flashe and latex on stuffed fabric over faux fur on panel
    24.5 x 33 x 3”  |  2018

  • Exit

    acrylic and oil on stuffed fabric over panel
    16.5 x 16.5 x 2.25”  |  2017

  • Myth

    acrylic, oil and latex on stuffed fabric over panel
    34 x 27.5 x 3”  |  2017

  • Amelia Briggs Unlock

    oil and acrylic on stuffed fabric and faux fur over panel
    44 x 26.3 x 4.5”  |  2017

AMELIA BRIGGS The Red Arrow Gallery Website CV

Nashville, TN | Painting, Mixed Media

Amelia Briggs is known for breaking down cartoons, comics and toys – childrens imagery associated with the building blocks of discovery and understanding. She reimagines simple lines and shapes to create objects that appear to be inflated, at once feeling personal and universal, suggestive of history and a search for identity. 

As a community we share the same visuals and details that make our surroundings home, however we each bring a unique understanding and history to the table. The bulbous and colorful paintings that Briggs creates do not spell out a specific narrative; instead they reimagine a shared language – hopefully offering a springboard of recognition and possibility. 

In addition to her role as a visual artist Briggs is the Director of David Lusk Gallery in Nashville, TN and is currently teaching a professional practices course to Senior Thesis students at Austin Peay State University. Her work has been exhibited extensively and was recently featured in Native Magazine, WeHome Podcast, Peachy Keen Podcast, The Scene and Nashville Arts Magazine.

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