Amanda Bromfield

Amanda Bromfield - Sculptor and Ceramic Artist

Amanda Bromfield is an emerging artist and consciousness raiser. She tells stories and makes work about social, political and environmental issues.

Just as the second wave feminists did, Amanda takes her message to the streets. Over the past eighteen months Amanda has dressed as a koala and marched silently along city streets, country roads and seaside beaches carrying written messages about extinction and bushfire. Each march is dedicated to creating public awareness about climate change, loss of biodiversity and, specifically, the immediacy of saving the koala. Amanda's short movie Army of One documents her daily marches in the Sydney CBD and across rural NSW to create awareness about extinction and bushfire.

https://vimeo.com/498585080

Amanda is a ceramicist, and her practice is interdisciplinary. She uses clay and incorporates video and performance to create many of her installation pieces. Amanda is a hand-builder who makes both pots and figurative work. Her studio is in Lennox Head in the Northern Rivers Region of NSW.
 
Amanda has just completed an artistist residency with Bathurst Regional Art Gallery (BRAG) at Hill End near Bathurst, NSW. During her month long Amanda met and interviewed local women about their life experiences in the old gold town. Amanda will use this research to make a body of work that will be exhibited at BRAG in February 2022.
 
Amanda’s solo exhibition, The Nun in the Night Gown, Brigid Partridge, a woman who had enough  will open at the Wagga Art Gallery on the 17th July. This show tells the unknown story of a young nun who flees the Mt Erin Convent in 1920 and then proceeds to take the Catholic Bishop of the Wagga Diocese to the Supreme Court of NSW.


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