Amanda has a background in fine art and over 13 years of design and marketing experience ranging from agency work to directing in-house marketing and design departments. Her specialties are logo and brand work, print and front-end web design, and illustration. Prior to starting Four Sparrow, Amanda served as Art Director for University of Colorado Hospital, leading the effort to retool and modernize the brand and visual libraries while branding the consolidation from single hospital to University of Colorado Health System. At the hospital she also concepted and executed print, web, and décor themes for large-scale fundraising galas featuring performers like Bon Jovi and Dionne Warwick. Through previous experience, she has also worked with RTD, Denver Center for Performing Arts, Centura, Children’s Hospital Colorado, Cornelia Spa, and Denver Home Builder’s Association.
Recognition for Amanda’s creative work includes Logo Lounge Vol. 10, Art Director’s Club of Denver (ADCD) awards for logo and print design, an ADCD Best in Category for poster design, an In-HOWse Design Award, a Gold Leaf Judge’s Choice award, several individual Gold, Silver, and Bronze Leaf Awards, a Gold Create Award, and a Gold Addy for vehicle wrap design and a Silver Addy for illustration.
To stay active in the local creative world and to feed her other passions, Amanda currently serves as a Programming Chair for AIGA Colorado, focusing on the Women Lead Initiative. Her past volunteering volunteer endeavors include the Museum of Contemporary Art Denver, Cherry Creek Arts Festival, Rocky Mountain Lab Rescue, and Safe Harbor Lab Rescue. For relaxation, she loves to make the most of her home state by mountain biking, paddle boarding, playing polo, or exploring with her four-legged children.
Amanda holds a bachelor’s of fine arts in design communication from Texas Tech University.