Amanda de Souza currently works and resides in New York City, working as a full-time artist and Senior Graphic Designer for W Magazine. Originally from Toronto, she studied Marketing, Advertising and Graphic Design and has worked for clients including Proctor & Gamble, Dove, Panasonic, Durex and many more. As well as working as a designer, Amanda is currently collaborating with several artists in the city to create new and innovative art gallery events displaying her paintings and illustrations. Amanda's most recent project is being selected as a 2013 artist for "Sing for Hope Pianos", a public art project in New York City. Amanda's painted piano is now on display in Central Park on Cherry Hill, was featured in the New York Times, and will be included in a concert at Lincoln Center on Sunday, June 16th 12PM.