Amanda is from a small town in Wisconsin. She attended the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee for her Bachelor of Fine Arts degree in Jewelry and Metalsmithing in 2013. Since graduation she has found her love for teaching. Amanda has taught in Maine at Med-o-Lark as the Head of Metals and Enameling for the past five years. The artist is currently residing in Lewes, Delaware where she works as a Studio Assistant to Heidi Lowe.