Amanda’s unique work reflects the contemporary, casual and colour filled lifestyle of the picturesque Sunshine Coast, Queensland…
Living in the Noosa hinterland she shares a home with her Husband, their young daughter Coco, and younger Twins Jasper and Indigo .
Amanda Brooks’ work on large canvases are vibrant and textured using a combination of acrylics, ink washes and oils creating layer upon layer reflecting her love of nature, music and the coast. From her whimsical birds and animals , abstract contemporary florals ,ocean pools to her compositions of beautiful bowls, fruit, and kitchen finery, Amanda’s work captures light and form in a breathtaking manner .
Her dedication to observing nature is displayed in the way she approaches her textured contemporary landscapes,whimsical figurines , fresh bold florals and floating hummingbirds . “When one is in touch with nature no season passes unnoticed”, says Amanda.
Amanda comes from a family of artists, dancers and musicians . She started as a graphic designer, moving on to teach painting. This brings to her work a discipline and lifelikeness that is often hard to find in the work of contemporary painters. Attention to detail, composition, interesting layers of paint washes and textures and an eye for colour have made her work highly prized, being represented in private collections throughout South-east Asia, Europe, the United States and Australia. Amanda is now a succesfully published artist overseas.
Amanda’s work caters to the corporate and domestic market attracting renovators, home decorators and designers. Amanda’s work is highly sought after and due to demand she now paints on a full time basis. She considers her work contemporary, unique and affordable and happily personalises and customises all paintings according to her clients personal taste .