....“There is a sculpture-like essence to her paintings: a singularity and a completeness. It’s as if Wilner has painted the sides and the back of the piece although no one can see it.”--Michele Corriel
Amanda Wilner was born in Philadelphia in 1970, grew up in Washington, DC, and now lives and works in Corvallis, MT. She graduated from The University of Pennsylvania in Design. Later, Amanda trained at the New York Studio School in Sculpture and Drawing, where she received the Milton and Sally Avery Arts Foundation Grant. Amanda holds a Masters of Fine Arts from Utah State University in sculpture where she received The Larry Elsner Sculpture Scholarship.
From 2000 to 2006, Amanda was a lecturer of art and design at The University of Michigan among other Universities. Since moving west in 2009, Amanda’s work has been in The Western Museum's prestigious Cowgirl Up Show, The Missoula Art Museum, The Yellowstone Art Museum and in galleries across the country. Currently, Amanda is an exhibiting artist at the Radius Gallery and The Cawdrey Gallery - Whitefish, MT.