Amanda Marchand

 

Bio:

Amanda Marchand is a Canadian, New York-based photographer and writer. Her work explores the human condition and feminine sublime 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 (2017, 2018), the Studios at MASS MoCA (2016), The Bakery Photo Collective (2016), as well as Hewnoaks in Maine and Arteles Creative Center in Finland.

A solo show of her current work, "True North" is on view until May 19, 2018 at Traywick Contemporary in Berkeley, CA. A permanent installation of her work featuring Night Garden and Because the Sky is on view at the MUHC Glen Hospital in Montreal. The artist book, "The Book of Hours" was released Spring 2018, and the monograph Night Garden was published by Datz Press, 2015.

Honors include - "Curator's Choice" at Santa Fe's CENTER Choice Awards, "Honorable Mention" for the C4FAP "Center Forward" exhibition (2015), grants from DogGone Foundation, a grant from the Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Quebec, 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)