About The Artist
Amy Zerner is one of the leading collage artists in the world.
When those in the know want to adorn themselves with Amy Zerner’s exquisite fashions and jewelry, they know where to go and what to do: take a trip to New York City’s ultra-chic Bergdorf Goodman, where her gorgeous and sophisticated one-of-a-kind pieces are an exclusive multi-thousand dollar fashion secret of the rich and famous - legendary goddesses such as Liz Taylor, Oprah, Martha Stewart, Patti LaBelle, Goldie Hawn, and Shirley MacLaine all own Amy’s creations.
In the tradition of the elite haute couture houses, Amy also creates special commissions for clients who desire the most luxurious of designer fashion experiences. Some customers fall in love with a specific piece in one of Amy’s collections, while others select a favorite silhouette, style, and story. She will interview them, tuning into their soul essence, and then incorporate the colors, symbols and energies that will convey the spirit of their inner landscape. The special order is then meticulously fitted and expertly tailored, and the end result is a beautiful, timeless, keepsake garment that enhances and embodies the wearer’s unique persona.
Amy’s art-to-wear pieces are available for sale. They are sold exclusively through Bergdorf Goodman in New York City and at select Neiman Marcus stores around the USA. Retail prices for these one-of-a-kind couture creations range from $2200-$5900. Studio phone: 631-324-7695.
Amy’s wall art is also available for sale. Retail prices range from $1000 - $50,000, depending on size and complexity. Please contact the artist by e-mailing Amy@AmyZerner.com to arrange a private viewing, to order a personal commission, to hear about special orders, or to be notified of upcoming trunk shows and appearances.
Amy Zerner's tapestry collages appear throughout the forty-six popular books, meditation kits and oracles she has co-created with her author husband, Monte Farber, with more than two million copies in print around the world in fourteen languages. If you are interested in owning any of Amy's books, divination systems, oracles or jewelry, please visit Monte and Amy’s Enchanted World Store & More.
Bridging the gap between fine art and fine craft, Zerner's collage tapestries and art-to-wear have been shown in more the eighty one-woman gallery and museum shows. She has been the recipient of many awards, including a National Endowment for the Arts grant. A review in the New York Times said, "Amy Zerner draws on the zodiac, tarot cards, Eastern deities, and classical mythology to create elaborate and highly decorative fabric collages that imply a fundamental unity of spiritual experience."
She uses gorgeous couture fabrics mixed with an appliquéd palette of beaded materials, embroidered ribbons and trims, hand painted and dyed fabrics and vintage textiles to make her worlds of wonder rich with layers of myth and imagination. She gathers these items from all over the world—French high fashion silks, 18th century English brocades, Japanese kimonos—and the hundreds of patterns, colors and textures of these exotic elements are incorporated to convey the many details and complexities of life and nature. The artist’s work is filled with spiritual gardens, goddesses and sacred sanctuaries. The materials are lush and detailed with the overall result being a piece of art made opulent with a beautiful mix of magic and meaning.