Amanda Marchand

 

Amanda Marchand is a Canadian born, Brooklyn-based photographer and writer. Her work explores the poetics of landscape and the feminine sublime.

Amanda is a MacDowell and a Headlands Center for the Arts Fellow. She has attended residencies at the Hermitage Artist Retreat (2017), the Studios at MASS MoCA (2016), The Bakery Photo Collective (2016), as well as Hewnoaks in Maine, and Arteles Creative Center in Finland.

A permanent installation of her work featuring Night Garden and Because the Sky series is on view, starting August 2017, at the MUHC Glen Hospital in Montreal. Her photographic series Night Garden was published by Datz Press, Spring 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 (2014, 2017), a grant from the Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Quebec (2005), and the San Francisco Art Institute Graduate Fellowship Award (2002). Her series 415/514 was published by Edition One Studios in 2009. She has exhibited in numerous exhibitions and is represented by Traywick Contemporary, with work in private and public collections. Amanda 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.

Amanda holds an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She is photo book and Gitz magazine editor at Datz Press. (Photo credit, Karina Puente)