Amanda Marchand is a Canadian, New York-based photographer. Her work explores the human condition through the poetics of landscape with an experimental approach to photography.
Marchand’s monographs, Nothing Will Ever be the Same Again (2019), and Night Garden (2015) were published by Datz Press. She has also published the following artist books: The World is Astonishing with You in it: A 21st Century Field Guide to the Birds, Ferns and Wildflowers (2021); The Book of Hours (2018); Because the Sky (2017). Her series 415/514 was published by Edition One Studios (2009). A permanent installation of her work is on view at the MUHC Glen Hospital in Montreal.
Honors include - PX3 Prix de la Photographie Paris 2020 - honorable mention; BarTur Photography Award - shortlist, 2020; the International LensCulture Art Awards 2019, 3rd Place; FRESH 2019, Honorable Mention, Klompching Gallery; GoggleWorks 2018 Juried Competition, Honorable Mention; “Curator's Choice - 2nd place winner” CENTER’s Choice Awards 2015; C4FAP "Center Forward 2015" Honorable Mention; grants from the Quebec Council of Arts and Letters; Doggone Foundation; and the San Francisco Art Institute Graduate Fellowship Award. Marchand is a MacDowell Colony and Headlands Center for the Arts Fellow. She has also attended residencies at the Hermitage Artist Retreat, the Studios at MASS MoCA, Datz Museum, The Bakery Photo Collective, Hewnoaks Artist Colony, and Arteles Creative Center (Finland).
Her work has been exhibited in solo and group shows internationally. Marchand is the author of the book of fiction, without cease the earth faintly trembles (DC Books, 2003) awarded "Critic's Pick" by NOW Magazine. She holds an MFA from the San Francisco Art Institute. She is the mother of two wolf-cubs/boys.