About

It all started when I started to draw horses at age 2...

...and then all else went down hill from there!

Well not so much.

My name is Amanda Putnam. I am an aspiring Young Adult/Middlegrade Children's Book illustrator and Educator. I obtained a MFA in Children's Book Illustration from the Academy of Art in San Francisco. I reside in my hometown of Springfield, MA with my husband, painting, drawing, teaching, and working where Grumbacher materials are made. Mainly, I work in watercolor, pen and ink, with the occasional pastel and other drawing mediums.

Actively seeking agents, publishers, and authors to work with. 

Courtesy of the Michelson Gallery, Northampton, MA

Courtesy of the Michelson Gallery, Northampton, MA