Amanda Marchand

 

Bio:

Amanda Marchand is a Canadian, New York-based photographer and writer. Her work explores the human condition through the poetics of landscape.

Marchand is a MacDowell and a Headlands Center for the Arts Fellow. She has also attended residencies at the Hermitage Artist Retreat, the Studios at MASS MoCA, The Bakery Photo Collective, Hewnoaks in Maine and Arteles Creative Center in Finland.

A selection from "True North," her most recent body of work, is on view in the show, "Process and Attitude," at d'Ark in Korea, 2018. A permanent installation is on view at the MUHC Glen Hospital in Montreal. The following artist books were released, "The World is Astonishing with You in it" (2019), "The Book of Hours" (2018), "Because the Sky" (2017), and the monograph Night Garden was published by Datz Press (2015).

Honors include - Honorable Mention, GoggleWorks 2018 Juried Competition, "Curator's Choice" at Santa Fe's CENTER Choice Awards, "Honorable Mention" for the C4FAP "Center Forward" exhibition (2015), grants from the Quebec Council of Arts and Letters and the San Francisco Art Institute Graduate Fellowship Award. Her series 415/514 was published by Edition One Studios in 2009. She has exhibited nationally and internationally and is represented by Traywick Contemporary, with work in private and public collections. Marchand is also the author of the book of fiction, without cease the earth faintly trembles (DC Books, 2003) awarded "Critic's Pick" by NOW Magazine. She holds an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. (Photo credit, Karina Puente)