Amy Bauer is an artist, designer, educator and curator. She holds degrees in design, fine arts and educational technology. She explores environmental themes that involve reuse and urban surroundings and draw on her folk art sensibilities. Much of her art is meant to biodegrade. She has been exhibiting her work throughout the US, Canada and England since 2001 often to benefit a variety of charities including "Sing for Hope" in New York City where she lived before relocating to Los Angeles in 2014.