Using primarily recycled textiles, Amanda Triplett creates craft-based, fiber sculpture, performance, and installation about human relationships to biological, ecological, and cultural narratives. Amanda studied art and art history at Sarah Lawrence College, graduating in 2004. She has shown her work all over the West Coast including The Bush Barn Art Center (Salem, OR), Museum of the Oregon Territory (Oregon City, OR), the Santa Cruz Museum of Art and History, COCA (Seattle, WA), Art House Gallery (Berkeley, CA), Ford Gallery (Portland, OR), Paragon Gallery (Portland, OR).
Amanda was a 2016 Glean artist-in-resident, where she was given access to the Portland dump to glean waste materials to make sculpture and installation. She was awarded the 2020 Betty Brose and Margaret Hogg Art About Agriculture Purchase Award for her piece Cell Wall. In 2021, she received a RACC MAKE||LEARN|BUILD grant to create an installation about climate change. She is the 2022 Artist in Residency at Mary Olson Farm in Auburn, WA and is a member of Shift Gallery in Seattle. She lives and works in Portland, Oregon.