Amber Eve Anderson is a conceptual, multidisciplinary artist. Rooted in the poetics of the everyday, her work captures the sense of loneliness intrinsic to the vast expanses of the prairie and the experience of leaving home. As she moved around the world, she saw the same vastness repeated in the deserts and coastlines of Peru, Syria, and Morocco. Using the familiar, uninterrupted horizon separating land and sky, she orients herself in the world and negotiates distances. She makes lists and maps and timelines. She documents absences. She traverses digital landscapes. Based on personal experiences and imagined histories, she constructs lyrical narratives. Deliberate and intuitive, she builds archives of images, objects, and text.
Amber currently lives and works in Baltimore, MD where she serves on the Advisory Board of the Institute of Contemporary Art and is a regularly contributing writer at BmoreArt. She received her MFA in 2016 from the Mount Royal School of Art multidisciplinary MFA program at MICA. Her work has been exhibited in group shows throughout the United States, as well as in Canada, Finland, Morocco, and Peru. She has been awarded residencies at Wagon Station Encampment in Joshua Tree, CA and the Kimmel Harding Nelson Center for the Arts in Nebraska City. In 2016 she was a Baker Artist Award Finalist. Her self-published book, Free to a Good Home, was purchased by the New York Public Library and is sold at Printed Matter.