Amanda completed her schooling at the Shining Mountain Waldorf School in Boulder, Colorado, where Japanese Artist, Hikaru was one of her teachers. After she finished school, she then traveled to Vienna, Austria to study intensively the techniques of the Old Masters as taught by Michael Fuchs.
She was then introduced to Michael’s father Ernst Fuchs in 1999. Ernst then invited her to work with him on various projects as a painting assistant which has carried on till today as well as involving extensive work in the Apocalypse Chapel in Klagenfurt, Austria.
Amanda obtained studio space in the historic WUK cultural center, and became integrally involved in organizing events.
In 2007 she joined the stable of artists represented by Galerie 10, placing her in the company of Ernst Fuchs, Arik Brauer, Rudolf Hausner, Anton Lehmden, Wolfgang Hutter, Helmut Kand, Manfred Deix.
Amanda belongs to the current generation of artists influenced by the Vienna School of Fantastic Realism owing to her education with the Fuchs family.
In 2008 Amanda relocated to America, finding live in studio space in an artist warehouse project in down town Los Angeles. She has since then travelled yearly back to Vienna where she still maintains her studio in the WUK.
Amanda attended the 80th birthday celebrations of Ernst Fuchs in 2010, where she was invited to give a speech in his honour. The speech ended up being given by Fuchs in her honour when stood up beside her and praised her instead.
As of that same year she started co-operating with Canadian artist Laurence Caruana to teach the Misch Technique at the painting seminars he organises in Italy. Following the Summer painting seminar she organised the “Irresistable Flow of Time” exhibition at Galerie 10.
She has continued to give instruction in classical painting techniques in the United States.