• Amanda lives with her husband and three boys in a lair, a classroom, or a castle, depending on the moment. Her roots extend from Oklahoma to Appalachia and beyond. She enjoys creating characters with voice and heart. Amanda is author-illustrator of “Moon Mail and Star Kisses”, a picture book, originally published by Anaiah Press.


  • Whimsy and childlike vibrance inspire my art. I reach backward to my own childhood and the basic elements that gave me home, comfort, and room to grow. Through rich color pencil imagined people and places can be shared on paper.

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