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Artist Spotlight: Amanda Sandlin Exemplifies the Pursuit of a Creative Life

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“My art practice has to feel life-giving to me,” says Amanda Sandlin. “It’s a way of relating to the things around me and responding to life.”

Sandlin lives and works in Boulder, with a studio at the Crowd Collective in the NoBo Art District. She is a painter, sculptor, illustrator, writer and a dabbler in many other creative pursuits. “I don’t think I have one medium,” she says, “and I don’t want to have one, either.”

click to enlarge a painted sculpture of a head

Painted clay sculptures from Sandlin’s Shy Girl series, 2022.

Amanda Sandlin

Sandlin’s use of color, contrast, texture and shapely compositions captivates viewers. Her most recent collection, Story of Your Life, includes seven oil paintings on paper that make up a series of surreal portraiture exploring the themes of…

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