Amy E. Bartell is an artist, activist, teacher, juggler, tap dancer, keeper of Maggie the Mighty (the cat that came with the house she bought), who loves strong coffee, show tunes and Betty White. She believes in the power of art as a tool for change.

Her work addresses issues of social justice and is distributed through the Museum of Tolerance in Los Angeles, California and the United States Holocaust Memorial Museum in Washington, D.C. Her commissions include: The National Organization for Women, The National Gay and Lesbian Task Force, and The Worcester Women’s History Project. Amy is the recipient of N.O.W.’s Unsung Heroine Award from and the Rubenstein Social Justice Award from Syracuse University; she teaches at SUNY Oswego. In 2017, at women's marches all over the country, her poster "Love Wins" was carried proudly by hundreds of women who took to the streets - armed with rage, determination, endurance, eloquence, and pink hats.