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Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell

New Orleans, Louisiana

Artworks shown are selected from works submitted by the artist in their grant or residency application. All works are copyright of the artist or artist’s estate.

About Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell

Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell is an interdisciplinary visual artist from New Orleans, Louisiana whose work focuses on drawing, animation, installation and performance. In 2009 she completed a BFA at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts with Tufts University. She then returned to New Orleans where she is involved in several artist-run spaces and non-profit projects. For a few years Amanda also ran an artist-in-residence program off of her sofa and an art gallery out of her living room. Amanda primarily exhibits in art spaces that she takes part in organizing. She was a past gallery director at Kirschman Artspace and 5 Press Gallery, has been a collective member of Antenna since 2012, and currently is the lead coordinator of New Orleans 24HR Draw-A-Thon.

Program Participation

Joan Mitchell Center Residency, 2020

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My practice is drawing centered with a focus on interaction… A lot of my drawings are from direct observation, so going out and finding sources is an essential part of my practice. In my work I seek stories about the origins of images and things, often leading a wild goose chase unfolding entangled absurdist narratives in which everything is interconnected.”