Amanda Keithley is a colored pencil artist currently residing in West Michigan. In 2006, she graduated with honors earning a BFA in Illustration from Kendall College of Art & Design in Grand Rapids. Amanda is a member of the Colored Pencil Society of America and supports several local art organizations including LowellArts, ArtsRockford, and the Rogue River Artists Association. When not in the studio, she enjoys spending time with family and friends, reading, running, and playing with her dogs.
“My work represents life in selective moments. Sometimes my subjects are lighthearted and take on a whimsical feel, and at other times there is a deeper complexity to explore. As life moves me forward, I go with confidence seeking to discover my own truths to what defines me as an artist.”