Amber Penney is a Michigan native currently living in a suburb of Chicago Illinois. Amber is a self-taught mix media artist working with acrylic paints, pastels, and oil sticks. She draws her inspiration from music, poetry and nature; creating her own bold paint pallets and designs. Her art mostly is contemporary and abstract art with vivid bright colors. Her subject themes vary from nature, mythology, figurative portraits, and poetry.
Amber also enjoys drawing illustrations and painting abstract canvas pieces in her spare time.
Some of her favorite artists are Matisse, Cy Twombly, Joan Mitchell, Jean Michel Basquiat, Warhol and Picasso.
“My art has a dream like feminine quality that is intended to be enjoyed as a visual poem. My intention is no matter what the viewer’s interpretation of my art is, it makes a lasting impression, like a beautiful sonnet that resonates long after reading the last line.” -Amber