"We are one human consciousness."Amy Dyson


Amy Dyson is an American artist living in Vero Beach and the Florida Keys, USA.  Dyson's fine art gallery and art studios are located at One Zen Place in Vero Beach, Florida.

Amy Dyson creates art inspired by nature and most often accompanied by the original music of her husband, pianist-composer John Ryan.  Together, their art and music coalesce into new works of art that express their feelings 'in the moment' .  Dyson's philanthropic focus provides opportunity for equality in the Visual and Performing Arts of America.  

Amy Dyson is presently creating livestream podcasts from her One Zen Place studio.  To receive email announcing upcoming events & new podcasts, please sign up for updates.

"Art is all about perception."Amy Dyson

Amy Dyson appreciates minimalism in art.  Her single brushstroke paintings and simplicity of sculptural form suggest a minimalist aesthetic.

Dyson has a preference for contemplative art, is drawn to open space, loves miksang moments and admires wabi-sabi for the expression of imperfect, impermanent, and incomplete beauty. 

Dyson's every day art expression arises within single brushstroke and Enso paintings, of which are part of her daily practice in the studio.  Guests are welcome to visit One Zen Place and experience the reflective beauty of single brushstroke paintings and Enso.

"There are three kinds of people.
Those who see.
Those who see when they are shown.
Those that do not see."Leonardo do Vinci
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"Lascaux is at the heart of my consciousness research."  —Amy Dyson

The prehistoric cave of Lascaux (c.17,000 B.C.E.) has been significant within Amy Dyson's research as an Upper Paleolithic art historian.  A noteworthy painting of a human in the cave of Lascaux led to Dyson's exploration of consciousness with respect to mankind's perception of art.  Dyson found art interconnection within all of the cultures she studied and is currently elucidating her discoveries in visual and literary form.

Significant discoveries Dyson made within the cave of Lascaux became the impetus for further research studies.  Dyson led field expeditions for over 25 years in remote destinations as she studied perceptions of art in cultures worldwide. 

"As a cultural reflection of mankind, art has purpose beyond profit."Amy Dyson


Located on the Treasure Coast of Florida in the beautiful oceanside town of Vero Beach, Amy Dyson's creative studio is named "One Zen Place".

One Zen Place includes a fine art gallery, a piano showcase, art studio, music recording studio and soundstage, a performance stage with salon seating and an extensive art library.  Art and music are continually being created at One Zen Place.

"proposito ante lucrum"
(purpose before profit)Amy Dyson


Amy Dyson's ideology:
"proposito ante lucrum" (purpose before profit)

Amy Dyson's present focus is the State of the Arts in America.  Dyson founded a platform that offers opportunity for recognition to all American Artists. A contemporary non-profit arts organization assists American Artists with professional presentation to a global audience.  Equality, opportunity, and transparency are the cornerstones of this art platform.

Amy Dyson's vision is embodied in the organization's theme, "United by Freedom of Expression" —a common denominator for American Artists.  Because American Artists are graced with the opportunity to freely express themselves, Dyson believes that American art represents the ideal of freedom and therefore demonstrates to the world the heights of human creation when there are no artistic limitations.

All our knowledge has its origins in our perceptions.""Leonardo da Vinci
"Imagination is the highest form of research."Albert Einstein