CAFKA.19 March-April

CAFKA@The Walper 2019

Amy Lockhart

Jessica Bust, 2012

Papier-mâché, 51 x 43.18 x 30 cm. Collection of Dave Hayden

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Rick's Baby Crib

Interactive web site. 

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About the artist

amy.jpgAmy Lockhart is a filmmaker, animator and artist. Her animations have screened at festivals nationally and internationally, including the Ann Arbor Film Festival and International Animation Festival in Hiroshima, Japan. Lockhart has received fellowship at the National Film Board of Canada and support from the Canada Council for the Arts. She has completed residencies at Calgary’s Quickdraw Animation Society, Struts Gallery, The School of the Art Institute of Chicago and The California Institute of the Arts. Drawn & Quarterly published Dirty Dishes, a book of her paintings, sculptures and drawings in 2009. Her work was recently included in Afterimage at DePaul University Art Gallery and Not Bad For London at Michael Gibson Gallery. Amy Lockhart received her MFA from the University of Guelph in 2013 and is currently Assistant Professor, Animation, at the School of Cinematic Arts, Depaul College of Computing and Digital Media, Chicago.

About her work she says “I’m interested in the feminine because it has a power for me. Feminine is often seen as shallow, weak, passive, easily consumed. But it’s not . . . True strength is vulnerability and on the flip side niceness/pleasantness can be quite sinister.”(1)

(1) "Amy Lockart," Interview with Edwin Rostron, Edge of Frame: A blog about experimental animation, July 2014, <>, Accessed 28 Jan. 2019.


rwafhorcol [Converted] 2.jpgCAFKA @ The Walper 2019 has been made possible with the support of the Region of Waterloo Arts Fund and the Walper Hotel.