Amanda Hugon was born in the southern part of British Columbia on her ancestral territory of the Coast Salish. She is Sto:lo and Michif. Her Grandmother is of the Kwikwetlum Nation which is located along the Fraser River, her grandpa was a Chief of Cheam in Rosedale, who are known as the “People of the Salmon”
Currently Amanda works In Terrace, British Columbia where she is actively involved in the northern arts community. She is a graduate of the Freda Diesing School of Northwest Coast Art and has earned a Diploma in First Nations Fine Arts.
Amanda is a contemporary First Nations artist that works in many mediums including wood, plaster, acrylic painting, print making and multi-media installations. Her passion is to teach and collaborate with many artists in the community to give herself a chance to grow and learn from others.
Hugon is a muralist with the professional Artist Collective known as the Raven-Tacuara whom design and paint collectively in collaborations on large buildings in northern British Columbia.
Based out of Terrace, B.C. Amanda works to restore what it means to be a female indigenous artist while tearing down stereotyping and breaking barriers.