Photo of Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell in the studio.

Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell


Amanda Cassingham-Bardwell is an interdisciplinary visual artist from Algiers, Louisiana whose work focuses on drawing, animation, installation and performance. In 2009 she completed a BFA at the School of the Museum of Fine Arts with Tufts University. She then returned to New Orleans where she is involved in several artist-run spaces and non-profit projects. For a few years Amanda also ran an artist-in-residence program off of her sofa and an art gallery out of her living room. Amanda primarily exhibits in art spaces that she takes part in organizing. She was a past gallery director at Kirschman Artspace at NOCCA and 5 Press Gallery, has been a collective member of Antenna since 2012, and was lead coordinator of Antenna’s 24HR Draw-A-Thon from 2017-2022. Amanda was Artist in Residence at the Joan Mitchell Center, New Orleans in fall 2020. Her animation was selected for the 2022 New Orleans Film Festival.