Amy Koontz Knippel, BFA

​Amy Koontz Knippel Photography, Inc.



2016

Independant contractor for Tallahassee Memorial Hospital photographing newborns.


2014


​FSU Museum of Fine Arts . Summer Annual.  Group show.  Tallahassee, FL.


Launched Daily Deals (Groupon, Living Social, Deal Chicken) for Natural Photo Safaris classes.

2013

Tallahassee Museum.  Sketchcrawl. Group show. Tallahassee, FL.

Re-launch www.NaturalPhotoSafaris.com .

Re - Opened- Natural Photo Safaris in Tallahassee .

WWW.SKETCHCRAWL.COM.  Group show of Sketchcrawl International.  Tallahassee, FL.        http://www.sketchcrawl.com/forum/viewtopic.php?f=64&t=10298 (actual Internet show of Tallahassee, Fl. participants).    http://www.sketchcrawl.com/

2011

Northwest Florida College-Arts Center.   Selected group show.  Niceville, FL.

2010

Florida Art-State Building.   State of Florida commissioned (3) artworks for public collection.  Brevard County, FL.

Florida State University MoFA.  “Summer Sampler”.  Selected group show. Tallahassee, FL.

2009

Husband graduates with a masters degree from  the College of Social Work.

Birth of third child - Andrew Howard.

LeMoyne Center for the Arts.   Selected show.  Tallahassee, FL. 2009.

Florida State University MoFa.  “Summer Sampler”.  Selected group show.  Tallahassee, FL.

2008

Florida State University MoFa.  “Summer Sampler”.  Selected group show.  Tallahassee, FL.

2007

Moved to Tallahassee, FL. for husband to attend grad school at Florida State University College of Social Work.

2006 

Birth of second child - Patrick Alexander.

2005 

Moved to Gainesville, FL. for husband to attend University of Florida, College of Psychology.

2004

Birth of first child - Aiden Daniel

“Inspired by the Chrysanthemum” the original works of 10 artists commissioned to commemorate the 10th anniversary of the Martin Memorial Health Systems Chrysanthemum Ball.  Cultural Courthouse Gallery, Stuart, Florida.

“Proctor Crook & Crowder” 1000 postcard piece mailing and open art show of “Florida Scenes”, Jupiter, Florida. 

“Summer Sampler: Artist In Residence Exhibition” Exhibiting Artist in a group show who have participated in the Artist In Residence Program, where artists are hired to teach their craft throughout the community. Cultural Courthouse Gallery, Stuart Florida.

“In Honor of the Photo – Secession” Exhibiting artist in a group show that were asked to create artwork that somehow incorporated a photograph or photographic method.  In Honor of the Photo – Secession was inspired from the gallery with the same name by Alfred Stieglitz in the early 1900 in New York City. Cultural Courthouse Gallery Stuart, Florida. My Grandfathers Garden Series (coming online soon).

“Palm Street Art Studios – Exhibition 2004″ Exhibiting Artist in a group show in Palm Beach.

2003

Coordinated “Art Show 2004 Martin County Calendar Launch and Silent Auction Party ” at the Arts Council, Inc.

Created the 2004 Martin County Calendar.

“Palm Street Art Studios – Exhibition 2003″ exhibiting artist in a group show, Palm Beach Florida.

2002

Art in State Buildings - State of Florida commissioned two pieces for Leesburg Complex, DOT, Lake County, Florida

“Palm Street Art Studios – Exhibition 2002″ Exhibiting Artist in a group show in Palm Beach.

2001

Town of Jupiter Gallery of Art -”Images of the Loxahatchee River Jupiter Florida- group show where Knippel displayed images from the Loxahatchee River Series.

Website Launched January - www.NaturalPhotoSafaris.com

2000

Amy Koontz Knippel Photography was incorporated.  

Millennium Cultural Recognition Award by the Secretary of State, Katherine Harris and the Division of Cultural Affairs.

“Recognizing Winners – Recent Fine Art Photography” - South Florida Cultural Consortium Grant Fellows , Court House Cultural Center, Stuart Florida.

Governor Gallery Showing in The Capitol, Tallahassee Florida.

EastWest Gallery, St. Petersburg FL

1999

 In 1999, “Natural Photo Safaris” was first inspired 

1999 Visual and Media Artist Fellowship Winner awarded by the South Florida Cultural Consortium for “Cancer”  series.  Knippel was the first winner in Martin County.

Group showing at the Museum of Art in Fort Lauderdale with a published catalog.

Art in State BuildingsState of Florida commissioned two pieces for Pasco County Health Department in Land O’ Lakes Florida.

1997

Knippel worked as a full time freelance photojournalist for the Port St. Lucie /Stuart News, a Scripps Howard Publication. 

1995 

Mentor Show – Your Choice/ My Choice. One Club in NYC – one of thirty students chose for a group showing 

Graduated with a Bachelor of Fine Arts Degree from the School of Visual Arts.  Received an award.

Knippel moved to Florida in 1995 and started a freelance business

Married husband - Daniel N. Knippel.   

1993

Portraits of People In Their Bedrooms displayed in the SVA Gallery., New York City, New York. 

1991

Started attending The School of Visual Arts in New York City as a fine arts major in the photography department.


1989

Received an Artistic Scholarship Award from Southern Methodist University.

1988

Graduated from Summit High School, Summit New Jersey.

​Attended Southern Methodist University in Dallas Texas as a fine arts major.

1970

Born May 25, Miami Florida

Retrospective

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