Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell BIO

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 has been involved in several artist-run spaces and non-profit projects. For a few years Amanda ran an artist-in-residence program off of her sofa and an art gallery out of her living room. She was a past gallery director at Kirschman Artspace and 5 Press Gallery, was a collective member of Antenna from 2012 until 2023 and was lead coordinator of New Orleans 24HR Draw-A-Thon from 2017 to 2022. She was an artist-in-residence at the Joan Mitchell Center in 2020. Her animation has been featured in the New Orleans Film Festival.