In 2008, Jim Hake arrived from Torino to Toronto. The Stantec Window Gallery Space was his first opportunity to share his work in Toronto. "Amy" is the last piece that I had produced in Italy before moving to Canada. It is a portrait of a dear friend crafted from well over a thousand colored porcelain spheres. Like our friendship, with this piece distance creates definition and upon close inspection it is evident that it is crafted with care.