Amanda LaVonne was born in Illinois.  She graduated with her BFA with emphasis in Jewelry and Metalsmithing from the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee in December of 2013.  

 Amanda recently exhibited her work at the Milwaukee Art Museum's Beauty in Bloom event.  She spent the summer teaching at an arts summer camp in Washington, Maine.  Amanda is now a studio assistant for Heidi Lowe, an artist and gallery owner out of Rehoboth Beach, Delaware.