Amy Weiskopf was born in Chicago Illinois. Amy Weiskopf received a BFA from Washington University in St. Louis and her MFA from Tyler School of Art in both Philadelphia and Rome, Italy. While painting in Rome for nine years, she had her first solo show in New York in 1987 at the Sherry French Gallery and has shown widely in the USA since. Included in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York City and in many other private and public collections, she has also taught at various schools: Loyola University of Chicago, Rome campus; Tulane University, New Orleans and Kentucky School of Art, Louisville. Weiskopf recently received a Pollack Krasner grant and is currently represented by Hirschl & Adler Modern, NYC, the Arthur Roger Gallery in New Orleans, LA and the Clark Gallery in Lincoln, MA. Weiskopf is currently based in New York, New Orleans, Louisiana and Siena, Italy.