Amanda Tyahur’s work uses animals and pop culture images to play with concepts of identity and cultural flux. Adopted in California in 1981 and raised in South Florida she spent her 20´s abroad between Italy and Iceland.

She started her education studying painting and printmaking at Scuola Lorenzo de’ Medici in Florence, Italy and went on to receive her BA in fine arts at the Art University of Iceland, Reykjavik in 2009.

Amanda Tyahur works predominantly in the mediums of painting and drawing. She has participated in group shows in Italy, Finland, and Iceland and two collaborative solo shows. Amanda Tyahur currently lives and works in Brookline, MA.