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About

Self taught artist Amanda Skye has had a life time of passion for art and design establishing an vast variety of techniques in her career.

A local resident to the Northern Illawarra region , her inspiration is acquired through her strong connection and passion for wildlife , nature and the forever evolving beauty of the sky and it's relationship with the land and ocean . The emotions , dramatic contrasts and atmosphere that evoke a feeling or memory in time inspire her landscapes while her love for botanicals and wildlife are reflected in vibrant tones . Amanda does not see herself fixed to a particular genre nor style as she is sparatic by nature offering many different styles over time offering an eclectic mix . This allows her to explore and challenge herself with each piece capturing the very of essence of her personality and her love for all things nature related . Amanda prodimantly paints using quality acrylics however is known to use spray paints ,charcoal ,ink and graphite .

Amanda has exhibited as a nominated finalist in St George Art Prize 2016, International Polo Championships Art Prize 2017 and Arts In The Valley Art Prize 2018 while being represented by Bluethumb Art Gallery .

Exhibitions

2016 Project Contemporary Art Gallery
2016 Court House Wollongong
2016 St George Art Prize - finalist
2016 Sculptures at Killalea Art Alley
2016 Clifton Art School Exhibition
2016 Scarborough Art Show
2017 International Polo Championships Art Exhibition
Finalist
2017 Scarborough Art Show Exhibition
2018 Darcy Doyle Art Prize
2018 Arts In The Valley Prize, Kangeroo Valley Art Prize - Finalist
2018 Scarborough Art Exhibition

Press

International Polo Championships 2017 finalist
PDC Foundation with Kevin Richardson
St George River Art Prize
2508 News

Influences

Textures , animals , landscape, colour , fabric , feathers , environments , Oceans , clouds , spiritualist.

30cm (W) x 40cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$340
46cm (W) x 91.5cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$500
25cm (W) x 20cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$150
81cm (W) x 40.5cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$800
30.5cm (W) x 30.5cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$210
40cm (W) x 40cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$280
91.5cm (W) x 61cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$750
76cm (W) x 101cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$890
30cm (W) x 30cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$200
30cm (W) x 40cm (H)
Acrylic Paint
$280