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     1986   Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree, Rockford College, Rockford, IL, USA


     2018   Wales Arts International Travel Grant to attend Ratamo residency in Finland

     2015   Arts Council Wales Large Production Grant for Sound Book Project

     2014   Arts Council Wales Research and Development Grant for ‘Sound Books’

     2013   Arts Council Wales Small Grant for ‘Together from Afar’ booklet and exhibition

     2012   Wales Arts International Travel Grant to travel to Finland to research and exhibit

     2009   ‘chance to create’ Project Grant to set up mobile print workshops in Powys

     2006   Arts Council Projects Grant - Researching Printmakers in Wales


     2021  Printmaker in Residence at Radiate Arts, Clywedog, Powys

     2018  Printmaking Residency at Ratamo Print Centre in Jyvaskyla, Finland 

     2017-18   The Kitchen, Oriel Davies, Newtown

     2016   The Drawing Room, Oriel Davies, Newtown


     2023   Woodcut Prints, Oriel Pen y Coed, Welshpool

     2016   ‘The Sound of Reading’, Oriel Mwldan, Cardigan

     2014   ‘Pointless Exclamations’ Gas Gallery, Aberystwyth

     2012   Screaming Chicken Gallery, Oswestry

     2008   Printmaker of the Month, Wrexham Art Gallery, Wrexham


     2023   Amy Sterly and Alex Boyd Jones, Glansevern Cafe, Berriew, Powys

     2016   Amy Sterly, Marja Bonado, Ant Dickinson and Maija Helasvuo at Toolbox Galerie,    Berlin

     2014   ‘Tri’ Amy Sterly, Annabell Shelton and Sally Annett, Galleri 3B, Wrexham

     2013   ‘Together from Afar’ – Amy Sterly, Marja Bonada, Maija Helasvuo and Mika Karhu, Oriel Wrexham, Wrexham

     2012   “Interior Landscapes – Amy Sterly and Marja Bonada”, Hyvinkaan Taidemuseo, Hyvinkaa, Finland


     2023   “Clyw Donnau’r Galon”, Sound Piece with Georgia Ruth for the National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth

     2022   Sensational Books, Sound piece for the Bodleian Library with Fusion Arts, Oxford

     2021   ‘Sounds for an Empty House’ 24 hour live stream of sound in Plas Bodfa, Anglesey

     2020   CoDI Experimental, performance project with Ty Cerdd, Cardiff

     2018 – Literary Atlas Wales, a mapping project touring around Wales

     2016 - 18  Formed and managed the experimental performance group Sound Book Project which has toured various venues and festivals across the UK and Europe including the Baltic Centre, Gateshead, Object Book, London and the Printhaus, Cardiff

     2016   ‘Sound Books’ installation at Richard Booth’s Bookshop, Hay on Wye

     2015   Sound Book Project, book performance at Undegun, Wrexham and at 

                 ‘Opening Up the Book’ @BankStreetArts, Sheffield

     2015   ‘Sound Books’, Sterly and Snell, Test Bed Space, Oriel Davies, Newtown

     2014   ‘Drawing on the Domestic’  Amy Sterly and Frances Carlile, The Sidney Nolan Trust, Presteigne

     2013   ‘RURAL’ sound, installation and performance, Market Gate, Oswestry


      2022   Ennyn Winter of Wellbeing, MOMA MAchynlleth

     2020   Telephone, online artists game –

     2020   ‘Restriction’ Correspondence Collective, Clay Hill Arts, online exhibition

     2019   Print International Exhibition, Ty Pawb, Wrexham

     2019   Spaghetti Intaglio, Richmond Art School, London

     2019   Out of the Wood, site specific exhibition at Bleddfa Centre

     2019   ‘Sound Books’ Sterly and Snell, Plas Bodfa, Anglesey

     2018   By Invitation, Royal Cambrian Academy, Conwy

     2018   One Minute Moving Image Festival, Bangor

     2017   ‘Telling in Full’ Lancaster Words Festival, Peter Scott Gallery, Lancaster

     2017   Suomi Art Fair, Helsinki, Finland

     2016   ‘Beyond the Page’, Bridport Arts Centre, Bridport

     2016    Selected Woodcut Prints, Peculiar Gallery, Rhos-on-Sea

     2015   ‘House’, Oriel Davies, Newtown

     2015   ‘Tales We Tell’ UnDegUn, Wrexham

     2014   Y Lle Print Gwreiddiol, Bay Art Gallery, Cardiff

     2013   PRINT, Marburae Gallery, Macclesfield

     2013   Y Lle Celf, National Eisteddfod of Wales, Denbigh

     2012   “Our Fragile Heritage – at the Crossroads”, Mid Wales Arts Centre, Caersws

     2012   “Past, Present, Future” Oriel Wrecsam, Wrexham

     2012   “Home”, Memorial Gallery, Wrexham

     2012   BIMPE VII, Federation Gallery, Vancouver, Canada and touring

     2011   4 Artists, Old Beehive Bakery, Llanfair Caereinion

     2011   Littlest Print Exchange, Portland, Maine, USA

     2011   Wrexham Print International, Oriel Wrecsam, Wrexham

     2010   A4 International Contemporary Printmakers Competition, Penryn, Cornwall

     2010   21st Maximo Ramos Printmaking Award Exhibition, Spain

     2009   “Interventions 2009“, The Workhouse and surrounding town, Llanfyllin

     2009   7th British International Mini Print Exhibition, London Print Centre and touring


     “Voicing Memories” by Norie Neumark, SoundEffects | vol. 7 | no. 2 | 2017

     “Redolent – the sound of books by Sterly and Snell” by Ellen Bell, a-n, April 2015



     National Library of Wales, Aberystwyth


     Critical Mass:  Printmaking Beyond the Edge, Richard Noyce, A & C Black 2010



      2022-23   Earthwood, collaboration with Celf-Able various venues in mid-Wales

     2022   Winter of Wellbeing collage workshop, Ysgol Bro Hyddgen, Machynlleth

     2021   Creative Learning Fund practitioner, Ysgol Treowen, Newtown

     2020   Creative virtual workshop video for Oriel Davies and Open Newtown

     2019   Creative Practitioner at Kerry primary school for Creative Schools Programme

     2018   Running Criw Celf collaborative workshops in high schools throughout Powys

     2017   Creative Practitioner at Abermule Primary School for Creative Schools Programme

     2017   Bookbinding Masterclass for Criw Celf, Powys

     2016   Sound Book workshop at Hay on Wye and Object Book, London

     2016   Woodcut Masterclass studio session for Criw Celf

     2016   Collagraph printing workshops for children, Oriel Mwldan, Cardigan 

     2015   ‘Creating a Zine’ masterclasses for Criw Celf programme, Oriel Davies

     2015   Artists’ assistant for Llanfair Caereinion Primary School Eisteddfod project

     2014   Printmaking Masterclasses at Oriel Davies for Art Factor programme

     2014 – 2009   Modelling with Wax for Casting at Aberystwyth Arts Centre

     2013   Wall mural made with students at Llanfair Caereinion Primary School

     2013   Printmaking Masterclass with Art Factor program, Oriel Davies, Newtown

     2013   Giant roller Printing with Radbrook Primary School, Shrewsbury

     2012   Relief Print Workshops with schoolchildren at Hyvinkaa Gallery, Finland

     2011   Teacher’s Art Camp, Drypoint printmaking, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno

     2011   ‘Me and Mine’ Art Camp, Printing with Young Carer’s, Arts Connection project,

                 Llandrinio, Powys

     2011   Giant Roller Printing, St. Georges Day Festival, Telford Centre, Telford

     2011-2010   Printmaking Workshops with Ponthafren Association, Newtown and its

               Outreach centres; organizing related exhibitions and creating printed booklets.

     2010   Giant Roller Printing with Llanfyllin  High School Sixth Form students

     2010   Printmaking workshops at Llanfair Caereinion High School

     2010   Masterclass Drypoint Printmaking, Oriel Mostyn, Llandudno

     2010   Assistant Artist with Arts in Health programme at Shelton Hospital,Shrewsbury

     2009   Drypoint print workshops at the Sidney Nolan Trust, Presteigne

     2001 - 21   part-time wax technician at Castle Fine Arts Foundry

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