Artistic Discipline: Visual Arts
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About the Artist: Amanda studied at Kutztown University, Pennsylvania Academy of Fine Arts and Empire State College. An illustrator and designer, she worked in graphic arts and publishing, has illustrated for books, magazines and catalogs, created t-shirt and textile designs and done commissioned portraits. Amanda teaches in the fashion department at Albright College; operates Vincent van BYO, a painting party studio; and paints murals, mostly as community projects with area schools. She was a forensic sketch artist on an episode of “The Dead Files,” and serves on several area arts committees including Berks Art Alliance, Clay on Main, Berks Arts Council’s Roundtable, and as an administrator of the Sketching Workshop, an international organization of artists. She has shown her work at various local galleries, and has also curated and had artwork in “The Female Gaze,” which has shown in various galleries in Pennsylvania.