Amanda Milliner

Artist Statement:

  Amanda Milliner is an award winning, professional oil painter. She paints in a representational style from life, both outdoors and in her home studio located in central Maryland. The artist has been showing her work for over 20 years and is known for her use of vibrant colors and alla prima painting techniques. Amanda strives to describe everyday scenes with her own impressions of color and light. Milliner holds a BFA from The Maryland Institute College of Art (MICA) in Baltimore. She has studied both classical and high renaissance art history, on location in Florence, Italy at Studio Art Centers International (SACI). She shows her work regularly and is an active member of her artist cooperative; Artists’ Gallery Ellicott City, where she also serves on the board and has been the head of the marketing and publicity for the past two years. Amanda also teaches adult art classes at the Columbia Art Center and Howard County Center for the Arts. The artist competes and displays her artwork in regional ‘plein air’ painting competitions, gallery shows, as well as in national juried exhibitions for the Oil Painters of America (OPA) and the American Impressionist Society (AIS).

AWARDS

JUNE 2024 -PAINT ANNAPOLIS: ANNAPOLIS GALLERY ASSOCIATION AWARD

JUNE 2023 -PAINT ANNAPOLIS: FIRST PLACE - BEST OF THE BAY

Amanda participated as one of thirty juried artists in Paint Annapolis 2023. Best of the Bay Reception was held at The Maritime Museum, Annapolis.

APRIL 2023 - 3RD PLACE, AMERICAN IMPRESSIONIST SOCIETY SMALL WORKS SHOW - WET PAINT COMPETITION

Amanda’s work “Lemon Shadows” was shown at the American impressionist Society Small Works Show at District Gallery in Knoxville, TN. She also competed in the wet-paint competition in Knoxville, associated with this event, and was awarded 3rd place by Juror: Anne Blair Brown.