Amanda Upton’s illustrations and paintings have been published in magazines and journals worldwide. Her work has been included in Luerzers Archive Magazine’s collection of 200 of the worlds best illustrators & she was a Walkley Award finalist in 2000. She has had many group exhibitions and solo shows of her illustrations and paintings and her work is included in various regional gallery collections. She began her career as a cadet illustrator from the age of 18 for The Courier Mail and then The Sydney Morning Herald where her work was published regularly for over 2 decades. She continues to paint and illustrate and works from her home studio in Austinmer on the NSW South Coast of Australia.
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Whats the most important object in your studio?
My collection of pencils and brushes.
Paper or Plastic?
If you could resurrect one no longer living person to have lunch with, knowing you will have to return them to the grave right after coffee, who would it be?
Frida Kahlo this week…
Coffee or tea?
Coffee x 3.
What's your earliest drawing memory?
I was given pencils and pens from a very early age. I’m from a family of artists so drawing and painting were encouraged.
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The Jacky Winter Group and SEA are members of the AOI and AOP respectively and abides by the required code of practice for artist agents.