Well, hello there! My name is Amanda. Welcome to my playground!
This is one of many places where my designs and illustrations come to play, get a little cheeky, get wildly silly, or just have some plain ole fun.
My goal is to tell a story through design and illustration in a playful, fun, or cheeky way - if it suits - so my audience and their audience, can have a little fun of their own. If anything, I love creating pieces that inspire happy lives and puts a smile on people's face.
I'm a graphic designer and digital illustrator who was born and raised on the west coast of British Columbia.
Here is where I studied art and design at UFV, BCIT, and Emily Carr over a period of 6 years and landed full time work in the industry shortly after.
Since 2006, I have been designing and illustrating for mostly in-house positions and over the last couple of years, have been dedicating evenings and weekends to my own personal projects. This has allowed me to explore new ideas as well as improve and refine my processes, while making the final pieces available for sale online. This has led to many small successes over the years like being selected for small group art shows and online curated art collections. Most recently, selling items like patches, stickers, and buttons from my Etsy shop.
My work is playful in nature and ranges from typographic badges and flat illustrations to quirky portraits of food and inanimate objects.
2017 - Cotton Bureau, 'Happy Camper'
2017 - Carded, Hot Art Wet City
2016 - Hot One Inch Action, Hot Art Wet City
2016 - Eat Yo Self (Group Show) Hot Art Wet City