University of Nebraska Medical Center

Amy Westover

Amy Westover is a native of Boise, Idaho. She has studied art at Arizona State University and University of Idaho, as well as abroad in Torino, Italy, completing her BFA in printmaking and sculpture from Boise State University in 2000. Her sculpture, works on paper and kiln-formed glass have been exhibited in galleries and museums including Boise Art Museum, The Bullseye Gallery in Portland Oregon and The New Mexico Museum of Contemporary Art in Santa Fe. Her diverse work has found homes in many private and public collections such as The City of Boise, The Boise Art Museum and the Victoria and Albert Museum in London.

Early on, Amy’s career path turned to Public Art, and since, she has created commissioned art for hotels, condominium buildings, urban centers, water reclamation projects, airports and has a substantial portfolio of commissions for hospitals and wellness centers, including the University of Nebraska Medical Center.

She has been the recipient of numerous grants and artist residencies, as well as having been nominated for awards, including the Boise City Mayors Award for Excellence in the Arts, the Northwest Contemporary Art Award from the Portland Art Museum and the Louise Comfort Tiffany Biennial Award.

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On Rays of Time

On Rays of Time by Amy Westover consists of three separate “sunbeams” made of multilayered, geometric pieces of colored cast glass and metal that angle through the space from floor to ceiling designed to embody the sunlight peeking through a window or cloud.