|Born||1948 (age 66–67)
|Alma mater||University of Nebraska
California College of Arts and Crafts
|Known for||Video art
Almy was born in 1948 in Omaha, Nebraska. She received her Bachelor of Fine Arts from the University of Nebraska in 1970. She studied at the University of Minnesota in St. Paul, Minnesota and received her Master of Fine Arts from California College of Arts and Crafts, Oakland, California, in 1978.
In the 1980s Almy used video advertising techniques to comment on television and society. Her work was included in the touring exhibition Making Their Mark: Women Artists Move into the Mainstream, 1970-1985.
Almy collaborates with the painter Teri Yarbrow on projects that include site-specific installations. In 1994 she and Yarbrow were awarded the 1993 News & Documentary Emmy Award in Graphic Design for their work on the Fox Broadcasting Company news program Front Page.
- Handy, Amy (1989). "Artist's Biographies - Max Almy". In Randy Rosen; Catherine C. Brower. Making Their Mark. Women Artists Move into the Mainstream, 1970-1985. Abbeville Press. p. 237. ISBN 0-89659-959-0.
- Stein, Judith E.; Wooster, Ann-Sargent (1989). "Making Their Mark - Art with an Agenda". In Randy Rosen; Catherine C. Brower. Making Their Mark. Women Artists Move into the Mainstream, 1970-1985. Abbeville Press. pp. 151–153. ISBN 0-89659-959-0.
- "ABC, CBS Win Nine Emmys for News, Documentaries". Los Angeles Times. 10 September 1994.