Amy Dawn Kotel’s Art’s Time Line

Graduated 1988, Long Island School for the Arts, Syosset, NY Fine Art Major

1988-1999 Nassau Community College, Union City, NY, Fine Art Major

1988-1989 Nassau Community College Union City, NY, Art Assistant in Art Department

1989 Honorable Mention, Student Art Show, Firehouse Plaza Art Gallery, Union City, NY

1990-1992 SUNY New Paltz University, New Paltz NY, Art Major/ Art Education Major

1995-1998 Let Us Entertain You, Red Hook, NY, Children’s Party/Event Performer

1995-1997 Arm of the Sea Puppet Folk Theater, Saugerties on the Hudson, NY, Touring Puppeteer

1999-2000 Mad Cap Puppet Theater, Cincinnati OH, Touring Puppeteer, Workshop Facilitator

2000-2001 REACH Center, Hudson/Catskill, NY, Peer Education Theater Director, Grant Writer, Art Workshop Leader, Community Organizer

2001- 2002 Earthdance Retreat Center, Plainfield MA, Intern, grant writer, performer, choreographer

2002-2003 Hawley Martin Dance Company, Northampton, MA, Dance Company Member

2004-2006 Western MA, Dance, Art, and Puppetry/Puppet Making Teacher in many educational locations, camps, and for events through out the area

2004 Earthdance, MA, Solo Art Show

2005-2011 Do Gooder’s Club, Northampton, MA, Founding Member, Facilitator of Open Mic Performance Nights that raised money for people and local NFP organizations

2006-2007 BART School, Adams MA, Dance teacher, Art Integration Specialist, Theater teacher, Choreographer

2007-2008 Dance Generators, Intergenerational Dance, Northampton, MA, Dancer, Choreographer

2007-2011 Dance, Puppetry and Art After School Educator, for many of the schools in Hampshire County, MA

2009-2011 Otter And Moo Puppet Theater, Northampton Area, MA, Founder, Puppeteer

2015 Peck Middle School, Holyoke, MA, Dance Teacher

2018, 2019, 2021 Go with the Float, Easthampton MA, Solo Art Show, Curated 3 group shows

March, 2020, Nina’s Nook Art Gallery, One piece selected for group show

2020, Forbes Library, UMASS Fine Arts Center for two shows, On-line shows

June, 2021, You and Me Gallery, Greenfield MA, Selected piece in Group Show

November 2021, Great Falls Discovery Center, Turners Falls, MA Art piece selected for group show

March 2022, Heart and Hands Art Show On-Line Featured Artist, On-Line Art Show

May 2022, City Space, Easthampton, MA, Solo Art Show

April 2022- Present, Paper String Revolt Theater, Williamsburg, MA, Member of performance art group

August 2022, RIver Valley Coop, Northampton, MA, Solo Art Show

October 2022, MICA Art Show, Center For the Arts, Northampton, MA three pieces selected for group show

May 2022, Great Falls Discovery Center, (upcoming), Curator of Art and Event Organizer, Theme will be “The CT River Valley”. Opening night will also be a fundraiser for the Discovery Center

Published by amydawnspiritfit

I am a personal trainer, dancer, artist, and mother currently residing in Northampton, Massachusetts. I am quirky, perky, and full of life, wisdom and joy. My workouts will challenge you safely. The outcome we are working for is for you to have success! Our goal is to get you to your potential in a way that suits you and your body perfectly. My dance is an expression of my joy, which you will feel when we work together. I teach both fitness and dance classes on line and in personI. Find me on Facebook: Find me on instagram: Amy Kotel Fit Spirit.

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