Amanda Leigh Evans (b. 1989) is an artist, educator, and cultivator seeking a deeper understanding of our social and ecological interdependence. She makes clay objects, gardens, books, websites, videos and sculptures, and participates in collaborative systems. Evans holds an MFA in Art + Social Practice from Portland State University and a Post-Bac in Ceramics from Cal State Long Beach. She was raised in the Inland Empire and in rural Nevada County, CA, and lives and works in the Pacific Northwest.
Since 2016, Evans has facilitated The Living School of Art, an intergenerational art collective and alternative art school that she and her neighbors co-develop in their affordable housing apartment complex in East Portland, OR. She also teaches at Portland State University (view student work here) and is a collaborating artist at KSMoCA.
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