Biography

Be sure to check our Manda's Lyceum Lecture! Remmen’s lecture on October 14 at 7:30 p.m. in Van Dyke Center is in conjunction with her exhibition in The 1912 Gallery from Tuesday, Sept. 30 through Saturday, Nov. 1 (except Oct. 8-13).

Manda Remmen is assistant professor of art at Emory & Henry College. As a practicing artist her organic, poetic works range from two dimensional mixed media works to site specific installation and use a variety of materials from traditional sculpture media to place and narrative. She is interested in identity, place, and history, and often works collaboratively

In the 2009 Manda was honored with the Luis Jiminez award, first place selected by Alice Aycock, for her Sculpture on Campus Piece Palimpsest, 38° 47.464 N, 89°59.776 W, Tract 14, SW ¼, Section 16, Township 4N, Range 8W, Prime Meridian 3, Survey 587, Claim 928 in Edwardsville Illinois. In March of 2015 “A Woman in Her Place,” an invitational artistic collaboration about female identity and place (curated by Amanda Pfister and Manda Remmen) will have its inaugural exhibition at the E.B. White Art Gallery, at Butler Community College in El Dorado, Kansas.

Manda’s teaching areas include sculpture, ceramics, crafts, 3-dimensional design and 2-dimensional Design.

Visit her Website at mremmen.com

Educational Background

  • 2011 Masters of Fine Arts in sculpture, Southern Illinois University Edwardsville,
    Edwardsville, Illinois
  • 2001 Bachelor of Fine Arts degree concentrated in drawing and sculpture with a
    certification, K-12, in art education, Colorado State University, Fort Collins,
    Colorado