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

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 and Arteles Creative Center (in Finland).

A permanent installation of her work is at the MUHC Glen Hospital in Montreal. A new monograph will be released by Datz Press, summer 2019 and launched at the 2019 New York Art Book Fair. The following artist books were released, "The World is Astonishing with You in it: A 21st Century Field Guide to the Birds, Ferns and Wildflowers" (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 internationally and is represented by Traywick Contemporary, with work in private and public collections.

Marchand is 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. She is also the mother of two wolf-cubs/ boys.

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