About Amanda Browder
Amanda Browder (American, born 1976) is a textile and installation artist who, with the help of volunteers, uses donated and recycled fabric to create monumental quilts, covers, and drapes designed to add striking alterations to large architectural structures. Browder received her MFA/MA from the University of Wisconsin at Madison in 2001, and taught at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago from 2001 to 2007. She received a Chicago Community Arts Assistant Program Grant in 2006 and again in 2007. Browder is also a founding member of the acclaimed art podcast “Bad at Sports.” Visit Amanda Browder’s Website
Many thanks to the Buffalo and Erie County Public Library, Buffalo Arts Studio, Buffalo History Museum, Hamburg Public Library, Olmsted Center for Sight, Starlight Studio & Art Gallery, Stitch Buffalo, and all of the people who participated in the public sewing dates for their support of this project.