Amy Barkow was born in Great Falls, Montana. After completing her MFA from Hunter College in 2002, she had her first Solo exhibition at New Jersey City University. She has worked in New York City as an architectural photographer since 2000, an occupation that has influenced her photography and sculpture.Her work has been exhibited worldwide. She has received support from The Santa Fe Art Institute, Times Square Business Improvement District / Times Square Alliance / The Artists Museum in Lodz, American Institute of Architects and the Golden Seed International Art Residency, Mt. Abu India. She has been a visiting critic at SUNY New Paltz, New Jersey City University, and the Montana State University School of Architecture, and worked as an art educator for the Joan Mitchell Foundation.She recently had six photographs in Branded and on Display, a traveling group, exhibition opening at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champlain. The museum purchased two of the works for their permanent collection. She lives and works in New York City.