About the Artist
Amanda Moore is an artist located in Salt Lake City, Utah. Originally from Cleveland, Tennessee, she received her B.A. in 1998 in English with a focus on Literature and Fiction Writing from the University of Tennessee, Chattanooga. She then worked in a family business for a few years before moving to Atlanta, Georgia. While there, she attended the Art Institute of Atlanta and received her Associates in Photographic Imaging. She also gained experience working for several commercial photographers in the Atlanta area.
She came to Salt Lake City to attend the University of Utah and in 2006 received her M.F.A. in Photography. Amanda now teaches as an adjunct professor at Weber State University and Westminster College, and as an associate instructor in the University of Utah's Continuing Education Department. She currently resides in the Fairpark Community of Salt Lake City with her husband and their three dogs, four cats, and lizard.
Photo by Shalee Cooper, 2008