Amber MacLean is a working artist residing in the rural college town of Las Vegas, New Mexico. (The original Las Vegas!) She practices a variety of disciplines, subject matter and media --- including drawing, painting, foundry, tinwork, animation, illustration and Chinese brush painting. MacLean, (b.1967) grew up in the San Francisco Bay Area, where she studied drawing and painting at The Academy of Art San Francisco and SFSU, while working as a sketch artist for a 2D cartoon animation studio. MacLean cites influences from a wide range of artists, including the Taos Modernists, the artist Lynda Barry, Chinese ink painter Qi Baishi, and her family.
Her work can be viewed year around at Tito's Gallery in Las Vegas, New Mexico.