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Kintsugi Moon by Amanda Amend
ECHO, Leahy Center for Lake Champlain by Amanda Amend
Burlington Coast Guard Station by Amanda Amend
Citizen's Bank by Amanda Amend
A Perkins Pier Morning by Amanda Amend
Santiago de Compostela The End of the Camino by Amanda Amend
Rock Pond Triptych 1 by Amanda Amend
Rock Pond Triptych 2 by Amanda Amend
Rock Pond Triptych 3 by Amanda Amend
From the Hill by Amanda Amend
Seville Spires by Amanda Amend
Shelburne Schoolhouse by Amanda Amend
North Country Sky by Amanda Amend
Waltzing Matilija by Amanda Amend
Kate's Pomegranate by Amanda Amend
Champlain Gold by Amanda Amend
Lake Champlain Sunset by Amanda Amend
Nova Scotia Cove by Amanda Amend
Mansfield Moon by Amanda Amend
Grateful Harbor by Amanda Amend
Dead Creek by Amanda Amend
My Mooring by Amanda Amend
Mirror Mirror by Amanda Amend
Green Malachite Butterfly by Amanda Amend
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About Amanda Amend
Amanda Amend captures the mystery behind the everyday in luminous watercolor. Often described as atmospheric and ethereal, the subtle qualities of her work are balanced by a powerful, disciplined use of color, values, and compositional choices that reflect unique perspectives.
The artist recently discovered her passion for watercolor, and she is largely self-taught. Her educational background is in music and linguistics rather than in studio arts, however those disciplines have given her the analytical and practice-oriented frameworks from which to master watercolor's difficult techniques. Further, the structures of language and music provide a conceptual basis for understanding visual composition, and these careers have taken her across the U.S. and abroad, to places and experiences which inspire her paintings.
Vermont is now Amanda's home, and in her twelve years of painting she has won awards in exhibitions throughout the state. She is a signature member of the Vermont Watercolor Society, and she has shown in juried, invitational and solo exhibitions. In 2019 a collaboration with the Barn Opera Company of Brandon, Vermont, spotlighted her work, and the watercolor "Her Breakaway" won the Finley Memorial Award at the prestigious Green Mountain Watercolor Exhibition. Amanda's glowing watercolors are in private collections throughout the United States and in Europe.