Designer | Artist | Illustrator |
Amanda O’Bryan is a multi-disciplinary creative. An artist, illustrator, designer, brand builder, creativity coach and founder of Creative Queen Bees.
Amanda draws from her 20+ years as a practicing creative and business owner to colloborate with women and bring thier creative vision to life.
Amanda started Creative Queen Bees in 2012 as a full service creative studio, offering brand, print and digitial design services to women in business. In 2017 Amanda returned to her home town in the Hunter Valley after recovering from Ovarian Cancer.
In business, Amanda is known for her high-end imaginative ideas and combines her award winning brand and design expertise to create highly bespoke design.
Amanda studied Visual Arts and holds a BA in Design from the University of Newcastle, together with a Diploma in Web Development and a Graduate Certificate in PR from Sydney University. More recently Amanda trained at the Creative Education Foundation in New York, the world leader in Applied Imagination for cutting edge knowledge and techniques in creative problem solving.
An accomplished artist, in 2018 she was a finalist in the Newcastle Emerging Artist Prize and winner of the ‘Packers Prize’. From her home in the Hunter Valley NSW, Amanda continues to explore a happy, healthy, creative life through her daily painting and illustration.
In a previous life, Amanda performed as a singer/songwriter and is sometimes known to have a sing ‘every now and then’ with her musician husband. She has written songs recorded by other musicians as well as for the ABC children’s’ TV show, ‘The Saddle Club’. Amanda released ‘FreeWheelin’, a CD of her original compositions in 2011.
In 2019 she will release her first book, ‘Daily Acts Of Creativity’.
For all creative commissions, guest speaking and consulting or to view Amanda’s portfolio, contact Amanda HERE