Amanda is a socially engaged artist and community gardener who graduated MA Ceramics in 2021. Amanda co-founded the Exeter Seed Bank in 2020, gaining CIC status in 2021. The Seed Bank, of which she is now co-director, revives the ancient craft of community seed-saving, delivers activities that support environmental sustainability and circular economy principles as well as encouraging urban environmental and biodiverse agency.
Amanda’s practice specialises in delivering creative and environmental arts projects that include all sections of the community in a shared purpose towards nature connection and its stewardship. Her aims is to embed art into everyday life and she works with clay and other media as projects demand.