Amber grew up in the small rural town of Rushville, Illinois and is currently living in Grand Rapids, MI. She received her BFA in Studio Arts from the University of Missouri- St.Louis in 2015 and is currently pursuing her MFA in Printmaking at Kendall College of Art and Design. Throughout her life she has engaged in various forms of art such as vocal performance, theatre and visual arts.
Amber has gained a wide range of experience outside of the classroom: Intern for Island Press: Contemporary Print Editions and Artist Projects- St.Louis, MO; Board Member for Pandora’s Playhouse- Rushville, IL; Intern for Firecracker Press- St.Louis, MO; Co-Coordinator for Alluvium Gallery- KCAD.
Her current visual work explores the sacredness of memory and relationships through the manipulation of objects and materials.