Amanda Blokker was born in Pretoria, South Africa in 1970 and still lives there to date. She was first introduced to art at The Technicon of Pretoria where she studied Graphic Design. After being involved in Screen Printing for a few years, she took an interest in Painting.

Self exploration and determination by mainly studying the Old Masters, especially the Impressionists, was key to the development of her painting abilities.  Painting in oils has been an absolute favourite and ongoing learning experience to this artist.

Amanda has taken part in numerous group exhibitions at various galleries and has had three solo exhibitions at Johann van Heerden’s Art Gallery in Pretoria.