Amber Boardman (b. 1981, Portland, ME) has earned an artistic legacy that spans from Georgia State University, where she graduated with a B.F.A. to her current residence in Sydney, Australia where she exhibits her work and teaches studio art. In addition, she obtained an M.F.A. from the School of Visual Art in New York and further enhanced her repertoire of studio work. Boardman’s collaboration in group exhibitions has been extensive, garnering various accolades, including being placed as a finalist for both the Manning Art Prize and the Warringah Art Prize, both in Sydney, Australia, 2015. She has held numerous solo exhibitions, including Crowd Scenes at Chalk Horse (Sydney, Australia, 2019), Expansion at the Edwina Corlette Gallery (Brisbane, Australia, 2015), and STILL at Marcia Wood Gallery (Atlanta, GA, 2011). As for group exhibitions, she has been shown extensively across the globe, including at Willoughby Visual Arts Biennial (Sydney, Australia, 2019), We Are at Postmasters Gallery (Rome, Italy, 2018), Steal This Bike at Mint (Atlanta, GA, 2014), and Paint it Black at The Shirey (Brooklyn, NY, 2011).
As a teacher, artist and lecturer, her philosophy involves sharing her unique talents, as well as, exhibiting her work. In addition to teaching studio art, Boardman lectures extensively on related subject matter; animation, visual literacy and painting. As an art instructor, mentor and guest lecturer at various institutions such as, Rutgers University, Pratt Institute, Georgia State University and Callanwolde Fine Art Center, Amber Boardman’s teaching pays homage to her genre.
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- The First Four, 2004