Amanda O’Bryan is a designer, brand strategist, creativity facilitator and founder of Creative Queen Bees, an award-winning creative services studio.
In 2017 Amanda returned to the Hunter region and re-imagined Creative Queen Bees with her two sisters, Belle O’Bryan and Cate Lawler. As three sisters, Creative Queen Bees is now a growing brand, blog and online space offering creativity courses & workshops with a soon to be launched creativity store full of art and products to spark creativity in life and business.
Amanda draws from her 20+ years as a multidisciplinary creative; designer, brand strategist, artist, innovator, creative manager, musician and creative business owner to connect people to meaning and purpose through creativity in their life & business.
Amanda delivers and facilitates creative practice, creative & design thinking and creative problem solving. She is known for her high-end imaginative ideas with action and combines her award winning brand, design and digital expertise to SME’s and organisations across multiple sectors.
Amanda studied Visual Arts, holds a BA in Design from the University of Newcastle, 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.
Amanda’s believes we are all creative. Her courses, workshops, training, consulting and guest presentations are designed for people to experience imagination with clarity, connection and creativity for change. Amanda’s purpose is to direct people on a path to a happy, healthy, creative life and business made of love.
An accomplished artist, Amanda paints and draws with works available in the Creative Queen Bees store. 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.
For all creative commissions, guest speaking and consulting or to view Amanda’s portfolio, contact Amanda HERE