Amanda is an accomplished Visual Artist, she originally trained as a glassmaker, specialising in lost wax glass casting at North Staffordshire Polytechnic, 1987-1990 and then in 1990-1992 at the Royal College of Art, London. She has continued to expand her practice to include mixed media and is currently working with film. ARTWORKS
Amanda has participated in numerous group and solo exhibitions both nationally and internationally and has glasswork in permanent collections. She is part of an Artists collective studio in East London. In 2010 she co-curated a three day mixed media arts event and exhibition at a subterranean space in East London.
Between 1994-1997 she studied Art Psychotherapy at Goldsmiths College, University of London and has since worked professionally with adults and children as an Art Psychotherapist in the NHS, Voluntary sector and Education. She currently manages an Art Therapy service part-time in North London, and also works as a private practitioner. ART THERAPY & CV
Amanda worked in Arts management full-time for three years in the homeless sector as an Arts & Development Co-ordinator managing an Outsider Arts project. She has also taught Kiln-formed glassmaking to BA students, mixed media art forms to adults with learning disabilities studying art at Foundation level and manages and teaches a Portfolio Building course for students who are considering undertaking future training as Art Therapists. Amanda is also an accredited Arts Award Adviser. TUTORING
Working across several disciplines continues to be a stimulating and rich ground for Amanda. She continues to push the boundaries of her enquiry into all of her professions by being dedicated to life-long learning. She has the utmost respect for people and is always mindful to place the client/audience at the centre of all she does.
Please CONTACT Amanda if you would like any further information on Art Psychotherapy, Massage, Reiki, or Teaching.
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