C/V Amy Reed

contact:amytoshiroreed at gmail dot com

2018 Deep Listening Certificate. Center for Deep Listening at RPI, Troy, NY

2009 B.A. California State University Sacramento
2007 Institute for Studio Studies in conjunction with Yale summer program, France. Sarah Flohr (Yale, CSUS) and Robert Reed (Yale) and Vladimir Tarasov.

Selected Visual work

2018 Deep Listening Publications Listening to the Dreaming Heart Paintings and writings edited By IONE

2017 “fires” video and sound. HerStory Multi-generational womxn artists Sol Collective. Sacramento, Ca

2016 IONE’s Dream Residency with Poet/ Author Andrea Rexilius paintings and text scores

2016 Drunken Boat Issue 23

2015 “sound scores” New work. Gold Lion Arts. Sacramento, CA
2014 IONE’s 20th Dream Festival Virtual Dream Duo Residency with ecologist, Dr. Leo Polansky
2014 “Four Years in the Mountain River Basin” Video/performance/sound work presented at Festival of Premiere Performances and Deep Listening Conference. EMPAC Rensselaer. Polytechnic Institute, Troy, NY.
2014 “In-Between” New work: from the mountain river basin by Amy Reed R.H. Witt Gallery, Sacramento State University
2013 Mitakuye Oyasin “All My Relations”: Paintings by students from Fruitridge and Meadowview communities. CSUS Witt Gallery. Curated by Amy Reed and Sarah Flohr
2012 “Vagabond” Second annual Open Reel film competition, presented by CCAS in conjunction with the 7th annual Capital Artists’ Studio Tour (CAST). Sacramento, Ca
2012 “New Paintings/Tiempo Sin Temor” by Amy Reed and “New Work” by Rosita Favela. Blue Crow Studios, Sacramento, Ca
2012 “Altares Del Mundo” Brick House Gallery. Oak Park -Sacramento, Ca
2011 “Ser Mujer Es Poder”. Mixed-media exhibition of multi-generational women artists, curated by Andrea Porras. Multi-Cultural Center, California State University Sacramento
2010 “Marcel press” curated and edited by Andrea Rexilius
2008 “Bones” Cover Art. Denver Quarterly Vol 42 #2
2007 “Inflorescence” Video. Short Film Festival. Berkeley Art Center, Berkeley, CA
2007 “Vole” Installation at Fete de Cabanes, Nizon France
2008 “Bones” Cover Art. Denver Quarterly Vol 42 #2

Selected Performances:

2018 Funsch Dance Experience and ODC Theater co-present MOTHER, SISTER,DAUGHTER,MARVEL Live score with Gretchen Jude and Kevin Corcoran

2018 Amy K Bormet’s Open Boarders series at Craft in America center Los Angelas, CAPresenting New Compositions with Amy K Bormet, Elinor Spiers, and Britton Reed (Gallery)

2017 MALCS Sonoma State with Movimiento Molcajete

2017 Duo with Biggi Vinkeloe Ma Series Residency Gold Lion Arts Sacramento, Ca2016 2017 Vinny Golia large ensemble “70”  Finnish Hall Berkeley, CA

2016 Blue Crow Singers Gold Lion Arts Sacramento, Ca

2016 W Collette McCaslin Gold Lion Arts Summer Festival Sacramento, Ca
2015 Electric guitar soundings – Amy Reed, Cornet/Percussion – Collette McCaslin SIMM Series, San Francisco, CA
2015 Solo- Wayward Series – Seattle, Washington
2015 Solo -Racer Sessions – Seattle, Washington
2014 Solo – Battery Books, Pasadena, CA
2014 with Ross Hammond. OutSound New Music Festival, San Fransisco, CA
2014 Solo Work: guitar – prepared– found things – Gold Lion Arts– Sacramento, Ca
2014 Berkley Arts – In the Flow Festival –Air Orchestra : Vinny Golia conducts
2013 In the flow Festival. Phillip Greenlief conducts Orchesperry-large ensemble. Performing works by Anthony Braxton, Pauline Oliveros, Eric Satie, and Phillip Greenlief Sacramento, CA
2013 Berkeley Arts OrcheSperry large Ensemble, Phillip Greenlief -Conducts

Ongoing collaborations with writer, Hee Kyung Ahn
Interviews with international contemporary artists including: Marina Abromavich, William Kentridge, Kiki Smith, Annette Messager, Christian Boltansiki, and Jeff Wall.


2018 -Deep Listening Workshop -Sound Scores – community session at LakeBottom Free Sessions Missoula MT with Naomi Siegel Imagine Nation Brewery2013- Present Ma Series: Collaborations and solo performance by women: improvisers, composers, educators, and performing artists. Biggi Vinkeloe, Susan Alcorn, Andrea Neumann, Bonnie Jones, Leyya Tawil, Phillip Greenlief, Andrea Parkins, Gretchen Jude, Collette McCasalin, Strait Out Scribes, Crystal Pascucci, Emily Hay, Motoko Honda, Sharmi Basu, Shanna Sordahl, Gabby Flukes-Mogul, K. Kipperman, Nava Dunkelman, and more….

2014 Thollem McDonas Active Listening Workshop Gold Lion Arts, Sacramento, CA

2013 TECHNE workshop at Sol Collective, Sacramento, Ca. Building contact mics with youth and Performance by Suzanne Thorpe and Bonnie Jones

2010 -2016 The Festival of Little Houses A three day art, music, river-time for families. A fundraiser for Tubman House


2015-2018 Delta High – Sculpture, ceramics, video, digital photography
2013 -2014 Meadow view John Still Elem. Artists – In – Residence. Painting and drawing studio culminating with student led mural in family services building.
2012 Tubman House Tubman House Music Series with young parenting men and women overcoming homelessness
2010-2012 South Sacramento Leaderships Group (Middle and High-School leadership students from the South Sacramento area)
Art, Improvisation, and Public Space Every Third Thursday from 4:00-7:00pm Free and open to all and included West-African drumming, Danza Azteca, juggling, live-music, painting, sculpture, storytelling, beading, woodblock printing, paper-folding,etc. Including warm organic food and drink.



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