Sculptor and installation artist
Amanda Montgomery, originally from Co Fermanagh, works mainly in sculpture, installation art and drawing. She has exhibited nationally and internationally since 1988.
Her most recent exhibitions include the Other Gallery, Banff, Canada, the Museum of Modern Art, San Francisco, the Fenderesky Gallery, Belfast, and the Matatoria, Rome.
Montgomery has completed public sculptures both in Northern Ireland and abroad. Recent examples include the Lyric Theatre Garden Sculptures, Banff National Park, Canada, and a sculptural installation in the Waterfront Hall, Belfast.
The founder of the Outsider Project and co-founder of the Access Arts Project, she is also the author of Artwords, an anthology of visual and verbal art in Ulster.
Montgomery has received many awards including the George Campbell Award in 1995 and the Leighton Studios Canada Award in 2003, both awarded by the Arts Council of Northern Ireland. She is working on a piece for the Forest of Belfast and a doctorate from the University of Ulster.
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