Behind the Brush …it’s been awhile since I’ve said hello and introduced myself to all my new followers. So here’s a little bit about me and my art. I’m Amanda … Continue reading Behind the Paint brush
Please take a minute to vote for my mixed media guitar.
I’m excited to announce that I will be joining a wonderful collective of local artists in 2019 as one of the artists exhibiting at the Night of Artists in St. … Continue reading NOA Night of Artists
“But God will never forget the needy; the hope of the afflicted will never perish.”-Psalm 9:18 One of the things I aspire to do with my art as a Christian … Continue reading Hope in the Darkness
I had the pleasure of setting up 22 pieces of artwork at Fifendekel on 12028-149st in Edmonton this morning. Now you can grab lunch, a slice of their famous pie, … Continue reading Art just got sweeter
I’ve been thinking about my 2019 exhibit(s) and the theme I keep having come to mind is a series of mixed media paintings based on scriptures that incorporates florals, botanicals … Continue reading New Life and New ART
I started this piece this summer at my Blue Pomegranate exhibit to show visitors to the gallery what one of my pieces looks like stripped down, bare bones. This is … Continue reading Tree of life- work in progress
Interview & Artist Talk
Well it’s official! I am all set up at the Fort Saskatchewan ALFA Gallery. It feels like it’s been a long time coming but it’s here. Here’s a sneak peak … Continue reading ALFA Gallery Set up
“The Talk” often fills artists with anxiety.
I think this anxiety partly comes from a fear of not being able to clearly and adequately express in words what we have already expressed on canvas.
It’s that old adage that a picture is worth a 1000 words.
So sometimes paintings just seem to happen. I’m going about my business and then a canvas kind of screams at me and the next thing I know I have a … Continue reading Wedding of the Lamb
The problem with the human heart is it’s so damn fragile, like an egg.
This whole human experience of dealing with other broken humans leaves scars on us.
So when we enter into a relationship as two broken individuals, that doesn’t mean we complete each other and that we magically fill in all the blanks. Don’t believe me?
Try taking two separate broken eggs and fit them together without causing further damage or without spilling any yolk. It doesn’t work. Cracks will worsen, more damage will ensue and things will get messy.
And let me tell you, I am one broken egg.