Volwiler-Stanley at work in the print studio at IU Bloomington (above) and the residency studios at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy (below).

Volwiler-Stanley at work in the print studio at IU Bloomington (above) and the residency studios at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica in Venice, Italy (below).

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Amelia Volwiler-Stanley is a Grand Rapids, Michigan-based artist currently teaching and pursuing a Master of Fine Arts in Sculpture at Indiana University Bloomington. Primarily Volwiler-Stanley works in printmaking and installation, quite often combining the two, with her keen interests in women's justice and liberation at the forefront of her research. She completed her undergraduate studies in sculpture and installation at Hope College in Holland, MI. After concluding her BA, she was then awarded the Leroy Neiman Fellowship by SAIC to attend Ox-Bow School of Art in Saugatuck, MI. Among the awards she has received include the College of Arts and Sciences Fellowship (IU Bloomington), the Partial Academic Fellowship Residency at Scuola Internazionale di Grafica Venezia (Venice, Italy), and the Frey Foundation Seed Grant for ArtPrize 2016, the Nelda Christ Award, among others. Volwiler-Stanley has exhibited in a variety of venues in the Midwest, including SiTE:LAB during both ArtDowntown and ArtPrize 2016 (Grand Rapids, MI), 337 Project Space (Grand Rapids, MI), The Surplus Gallery (Carbondale, IL), Ivy Tech Waldron Center of the Arts (Bloomington, IN), Grunwald Gallery (Bloomington, IN), The Gerald R. Ford Presidential Museum (Grand Rapids, MI), and the Muskegon Museum of Art (Muskegon, MI).