Amy Ruedinger is a multi-media artist working in metals, printmaking, bookmaking and drawing. Her conceptual concerns are inner/outer, past/present, beliefs, and balance. She has shown work in numerous galleries throughout the nation. She donated a bowl to the Empty Bowls Exhibition and Benefit in Houston, Texas. Her cast bronze book, Belief Bones, won the Dan Favor Memorial Award at the Unconventional Wisconsin exhibit. She won a Merit Award in painting from NAEA, published artwork in Cutbank Literary Magazine and won an Outstanding Educator Award from Scholastic. Amy earned a BS in Fine Art from Madison Wisconsin, a MFA in Mixed Media from Portland State University, Portland, Oregon, and has a Teaching Certificate in Art at the secondary level. She also lived and studied art and Spanish in San Miguel de Allende, Guanajuato, Mexico, Spanish in Quetzaltenango, Guatemala and metals in Santa Clara del Cobre, Michoacan, Mexico.