Amy Bellezza was born in Bronxville, New York and graduated from the School of Visual Arts, majoring in Photography.
She studied under Ralph Gibson in her final year and had a solo show upon graduating. She has also attended the Maine Photographic Workshops (Maine Media Workshops + College) and since has had several exhibits.
She was a Teacher's Assistant at the International Center of Photography and spent five years working as an administrative assistant in the stock photography industry, working for both The Image Bank, Ltd. (now Getty Images) and The Stock Market Photography Agency, Inc. (now Corbis).
She self-published her first two books, Poet's Talismans and Feline Posture Study, which were on The School of Visual Arts "Featured Portfolio" website for 2013, and another book, Felis Concumulatus, has been published for 2015.
She now resides in Portland, Maine.