Amanda Parer was born in 1971, in the Blue Mountains, near Australia’s largest city, Sydney. In 1991, after completing a BA VA at Sydney College of the Arts, Sydney University in 1994 Amanda followed up her studies completing a Grad Dip in Visual Communication and then a Masters in Business – Arts Management at the University of Technology, Sydney in 1998.
Amanda moved to Tasmania in 2006 to focus on her career as an artist, creating works in mediums including; paintings, sculptures and installations. Since this time she has risen to be one of the world’s most respected artists with her work having been viewed by millions globally.
Amanda began her art career exhibiting fine art in galleries in major cities around Australia. Her works have been included in group exhibitions such the Blake and Glover Art Prizes and her work is also included in the Australian Parliament House Art Collection.
Amanda’s installation artwork has gained worldwide recognition and has been displayed at art institutions such as the Procida Capitale della Cultura in Italy, the Volkswagen Autostadt in Wolfsburg, Germany, four times at the International Arts Festival in Charlotte USA, at the Dubai Expo UAE, at the Chelsea & Kensington Art Weekend, London UK, at Mona Foma, Tasmania, Australia, at the Adobe Max, Las Vegas, USA, the North Carolina Museum of Art, USA, partnered with San Francisco Art Commission and was commissioned to have an artwork tour with Arts Brookfield International.