Miami native,Amanda Valdes is a mainstay on the South Florida art scene. Her iconic macabre style is instantly recognizable and her impact has spread nationwide. Valdes’ art focuses on the female identityand the mythology of the ‘siren’, the dangerously beautiful femme fatales of the underworld.
Her work, including, her many murals, can be seen all over South Florida. Valdes caught the attention of rapper Vanilla Ice who featured her paintings on his hit DIY Network Show, “The Vanilla Ice Project.” The artist herself has also appeared in a number of publications including Jupiter Magazine, The Palm Beach Post, and the Sun Sentinel. She has been awarded multiple honors, most recently “1st Place/Best in Show” at the Delray Beach Red, White, and Blues Festival.