Amanda Thatch is originally from Kansas City, Missouri, lived primarily in Detroit, Michigan from 2004-2013, and now resides in Western North Carolina, where she is the Studio Coordinator for Textiles and Drawing/Painting at Penland School of Crafts. She received her BFA in Sculpture from Washington University in St. Louis, and has spent time as a resident artist at Art Farm in Nebraska, an intern at Women’s Studio Workshop in Upstate New York, an Allesee Fellow aboard Artrain USA, and a Core Fellow at Penland School of Crafts. She has assisted textile classes at Penland, Haystack Mountain School of Crafts, and John C. Campbell Folk School, and has been a visiting artist at Wayne State University, Eastern Michigan University, and University of Michigan, Ann Arbor. Her work has been shown at the Sheldon Art Gallery in Lincoln, NE, Creative Alliance in Baltimore, MD, Studio Fusion Gallery in London, England, and around Metro Detroit.

© 2012 Amanda Thatch