Born in Missoula, MT in 1976, Amanda Browder received an MFA/MA from the University of Wisconsin at Madison and taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago. She currently lives and works in Brooklyn, New York producing large-scale fabric installations for building exteriors and other public sites. She has shown nationally, and internationally including at the New Museum, Ideas City Festival and FAB Fest, New York City; The Dumbo Arts Festival, Brooklyn; University of Alabama at Birmingham AAHD, Birmingham, AL; Nuit Blanche Public Art Festival/LEITMOTIF in Toronto; Mobinale, Prague; Allegra LaViola Gallery, NYC; Nakaochiai Gallery, Tokyo; White Columns, NYC; No Longer Empty, Brooklyn. She has been published in books such as Unexpected Art: Chronicle Books and Strange Material (Arsenal Pulp Press). This year she received her first National Endowment for the Arts grant to work with the Albright Knox museum to cover 950 Broadway (the old Eckhardt Building), the Church on Richmond and West Ferry, and Clifton Hall at Albright-Knox Art Gallery. Photos and reviews have appeared in New York Times to Fibers Magazine and she is a founder of the art podcast, www.badatsports.com. The artist’s website is www.amandabrowder.com.