Kansas City, Missouri
Amanda Barr is a studio potter, writer, and social media enthusiast originally from the Kansas City area. She spent the past decade in Iowa and is now pursuing a post-baccalaureate in ceramics from the University of Colorado in Boulder after which she will become a long-term resident at Pottery Northwest in Seattle. She received a BA and MA in Spanish Literature before choosing to pursue a career in ceramics. Her use of printmaking on the ceramic surface serves as a metaphor for events in her life and is an expression of her innermost world of thought and imagination. She opened her fine art line, Amanda M Barr Ceramics in 2009, and her pop-culture dinnerware line, Print & Clay, in 2014.