amy hook-Therrien

Koasek Traditional Band of the Koas Abenaki Nation

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Amy Hook-Therrien

Artist Bio

Amy Hook-Therrien has a Bachellors degree in Fina Arts from the University of Maine. She has been painting for almost ten years. She specializes in water colors.  She is inspired by nature.

Amy is also a Traditional Abenaki singer.

Artist Statement

I love to paint natural things, it could be a flower, a landscape, or a topographical map. I try to segment my pieces, painting and focusing on small areas at a time. I love to mix my colors in a way that they tend to separate slightly, giving the paintings texture.





I AM... Vermont Arts Council. Montpelier, VT.2016

Nebizun: Water is Life, Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. Vergennes, VT.

2017 – 2018.

Alnobak: Wearing Our Heritage (traveling exhibit). Vermont Abenaki Artists Association and Lake Champlain Maritime Museum.

Image of Hydrangea Watercolor
Hydrangea Watercolor
Image of watercolor turtle.
Watercolor turtle
Image of painting of Leaf Pile
Painting of Leaf Pile


Parley and Protocol: Abenaki Dipolomacy Past and Present. Fort Necessity National Battlefield, Farmington, PA.


Parley and Protocol: Abenaki Dipolomacy Past and Present. Lake Champlain Maritime Museum. Vergennes, VT.


Traditional Sources, Contemporary Visions – Invitational Group Art Exhibit. Lake Champlain Maritime Museum, Vergennes, VT

All My Relations: Faces and Effigies from the Native World – Invitational Group Art Exhibit.  Mt. Kearsarge Indian Museum, Warner, NH


You Are Here Senior Show – University of Maine, Maine


Juried Student Show, Lord Hall – University of Maine, Maine


Vermont Abenaki Artists Association, Juried Artist since 2014