In Our Veins, 2016

Amy Guidry

Amy Guidry (b. 1976, Jacksonville, N.C.) is an American artist residing in Lafayette, Louisiana.  She grew up in Slidell, Louisiana, a suburb of New Orleans.  Guidry comes from a family of artists including the late painter Eleanor Norcross.  She studied at Loyola University of New Orleans where she received her Bachelors degree in Visual Arts in 1998.   She was the recipient of the Loyola University Art Scholarship, which is awarded to only one student per graduating class.


Guidry’s work has been exhibited in galleries and museums nationwide including the Visual Arts Center of New Jersey, Aljira a Center for Contemporary Art, Brandeis University, the PhilaMOCA, and the Paul & Lulu Hilliard Art Museum.  Her work is present in public and private international collections including the Alexandria Museum of Art, The City of Slidell, and the Cedar Rapids Museum of Art.  Guidry’s paintings have been featured in publications such as American Artist, Adbusters, Newsday, and American Art Collector.  Her work has also been featured on MTV’s The Real World, Season 20: Hollywood.