Art enables us to find ourselves and lose ourselves at the same time.
— Thomas Merton

My name is Amanda and I am a 25 year old designer by day and artist by night working and living in Chicago.  I have a BA in Industrial Design from the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, but my artistic interests cover a wide range of art & design disciplines including but not limited to:

Drawing: Graphite, Colored Pencil

Graphic Design & Logo Design

Hand-lettering/Calligraphy

Painting: Watercolor, Acrylic, Oil, Glass Painting

I've been super creative since I was a few years old, but only within the last 5 years or so have I truly started finding myself as an artist - and I'm still not finished yet. Regardless, it is truly fulfilling to be able to practice my greatest passion every day of my life! I feel so lucky to be able to give this world some of what it needs (more art and creativity!) and to be able to make people happy with my work. 

My free time (which is honestly very minimal) is spent exploring the city with my boyfriend Trevor (click here for his website), relaxing with my family, going out for food and drinks with my friends, cuddling with my cats Madison and Luna, and sipping wine/creating my own cheese boards while binge watching Netflix, TLC or HGTV.

Thank you for checking out my website and taking the time to read about who I am! I hope you enjoy my work!!!