Amie Potsic is an established photographer and installation artist and serves as the Executive Director & Chief Curator of Main Line Art Center in Haverford, PA and Chair of the Art In City Hall Artistic Advisory Board to the Office of Arts and Culture of the City of Philadelphia. She received her MFA in Photography from the San Francisco Art Institute and BA’s in Photojournalism and English Literature from Indiana University. She also studied at the University of The Arts in Philadelphia and the Corcoran School of Art in Washington DC, where she taught and coordinated photography programs for Shooting Back. She has held faculty appointments at the University of California at Berkeley, Ohlone College, and the San Francisco Art Institute. And, she has been a guest lecturer at The International Center of Photography, The University of the Arts, and the Delaware Center for the Contemporary Arts. Potsic has exhibited her own artwork internationally with 13 solo exhibitions and over 85 group exhibitions. In 2015, she won Best in Show for her work on view at the Delaware Contemporary through in New Eyes: Experimental Photography Today. Curatorial projects include exhibitions for the Philadelphia International Festival of the Arts, Philagrafika 2010, Moore College of Art & Design, Main Line Art Center, and The Philadelphia Museum of Art.
Da Vinci Art Alliance is an open arts organization that provides space and resources for artistic exploration and growth.
Da Vinci Art Alliance (DVAA) is committed to promoting the arts and artists through exhibitions, programming, community outreach and access to critical resources which enable the arts and artists to thrive. In order to achieve these goals, DVAA actively engages local and regional audiences by sharing its Philadelphia-based space with the community at large and developing partnerships with other artists, communities and organizations. DVAA’s strength is gained by a large membership base consisting of approximately 150+ artists of all ages, ethnicities and socio-economic backgrounds. As DVAA continues to evolve and grow, it remains strongly committed to providing a resource where the arts may flourish and artists present their work free from commerciality and censorship.
The Da Vinci Art Alliance was founded in 1931 to serve the needs of artists and artisans and to promote the edification and appreciation of the arts. Our well-located building in South Philadelphia was purchased in 1959 to provide studio, and gallery spaces for its members and outreach for the community.