Amanda Marchand is a Canadian-born artist living in Brooklyn, NY. Her photo-based work explores the human condition through the poetics of landscape and experiments with the medium of photography.
Honors include “3rd Place,” LensCulture International Art Photography Awards, 2019; “Honorable Mention” FRESH 2019 with Klompching Gallery, NY; “Honorable Mention” at GoggleWorks 12th Annual (2018); Curator’s Choice Award, CENTER, Santa Fe (2015); “Honorable Mention,” Center Forward 2015, The Center for Fine Art Photography; a DogGone Foundation grant, Montreal (2014), a Conseil des Arts et Lettres du Quebec grant (2005), and the San Francisco Art Institute “MFA Studio Fellowship Award” (2002). Marchand is a MacDowell Colony and Headlands Center for the Arts fellow, and has also attended residencies at: Datz Museum of Art; The Hermitage Artist Retreat; Studios at Mass MoCA; Hewnoaks Artist Colony; and Arteles Creative Center (Finland).
Photobooks are a large part of Marchand’s art practice. “Nothing Will Ever be the Same Again,” (2019) and “Night Garden” (2015) were published by Datz Press. She has also published several artist-books and a work of fiction, “Without Cease the Earth Faintly Trembles” (DC Books, 2003). Marchand’s photographs have been exhibited internationally in solo and group shows. A permanent installation of her work is on view at the Glen MUHC Hospital in Montreal, Canada. You can read more about her art practice in “Ain’t Bad Magazine – Spring, 2019.” Her work is represented by Traywick Contemporary, CA.