Amy Gardiner

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Amy Gardiner (born October 17, 1985) is an American animator and fine artist living in Easthampton, Massachusetts. She is an alumna of Cleveland Institute of Art. She is perhaps most notable as the creator of the short animation Space Beavers and her contributions to the comics anthology PUPPYTEETH. In 2012 she cofounded Art Party Studio, a shared studio and gallery space that provides creative support to local artists.[1]

Amy grew up in the rural area of Nanticoke, NY and attended the Whitney Point Central School District.[2]


  • The Van(2011) a short comic published in the second issue of the comics anthology PUPPYTEETH.[3]
  • Starshine(2010) a short comic published in PUPPYTEETH.[4]


  • Taste for Peaches:Speedy Slugs (2012)
  • Monsters Anonymous (2008)
  • Space Beavers (2007)
  • Starsmasher (2007)
  • Speed Geezers (2006)
  • Mortimer:Talking to Yourself (2006)
  • Mortimer:The Story of an Old Man's Battle With Himself (2006)[5]


  • In 2011, at the Nacul Gallery Creating Multiple Realities show Amherst, Massachusetts.[6][7]
  • In 2011, featured at the Bon Appétit Burlesque: Heros and Villains show at the World War II Club in Northampton, Massachusetts.[8]
  • In 2008, at the Cleveland Institute of Art BFA exhibit in Cleveland, Ohio.[9]
  • In 2008, at the annual EMIT film festival at the Cleveland Cinematheque in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • In 2008, at the Coffee House Gallery in the Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • In 2007, at the Cleveland Cinematheque in Cleveland, Ohio, at the EMIT film festival.
  • In 2006, at the Coffee House Gallery in the Cleveland Institute of Art in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • In 2006, in the Future Center of the Cleveland Institute of Art, in Cleveland, Ohio.
  • In 2006, at the Cleveland Cinematheque for the EMIT film festival in Cleveland, Ohio.

Awards and reviews[edit]

In 2008 she received an honorable mention for her animated short Space Beavers. Shown at the EMIT film festival, it also received positive attention in the Cleveland Free TIMES.[10]


  1. ^ ^Art Party Studio, JoinArtParty, retrieved on 2012-08-11
  2. ^ Whitney Point Schools, Whitney Point 2003 Alumni, Retrieved on 2009-06-14.
  3. ^ ^PUPPYTEETH :A collection of short comics.Puppyteeth Two retrieved on 2011-04-29
  4. ^ ^encyclopedia czapiewski Puppyteeth retrieved on 2010-08-27
  5. ^ ^The Portfolio of Amy Gardiner, "Archived copy". Archived from the original on 2011-07-07. Retrieved 2011-06-01. , retrieved on 2011-07-01
  6. ^ ^Creating Multiple Realities: Phase I, [1], retrieved on 2011-04-29
  7. ^ ^Nacul Gallery Events, [2], retrieved on 2011-04-29
  8. ^ ^Bon Appétit Burlesque [3], retrieved on 2011-04-29
  9. ^ ^The Cleveland Institute of Art, [4], retrieved on 2011-07-01
  10. ^ ^Utter, Douglass Max (April 2nd, 2008), Liking Short Shorts: E.M.I.T. Student Film Festival Makes It Snappy ,[dead link] The Cleveland Free TIMES 15(48). Retrieved on 2008-06-24