Artist bio

Amanda Lamoureux Smith is an internationally published abstract and mixed media visual artist residing near Boston, Massachusetts (USA). Amanda paints mostly with acrylics on canvas and she steps in the paint used to create the painting and signs the back of the canvas with her footprint. Amanda uses quotes as inspiration to begin each piece, and her technique is derived from a desire to build layers to showcase the emotive outlets that others may equally relate to in life through transformation and the beauty and chaos that is life. Amanda's art has been showcased at various showcases throughout the state of MA, has an international online presence, as well is featured in the Engage Art scripture app. Amanda's work is published in the international magazine Beyond Words Magazine in April 2020. Amanda has been interviewed on various live television shows as well as Boston Arts Podcast and was accepted as a "Distinguished Artist" in early 2020 in Engage Art's online gallery and is a semi-finalist for Engage Art's international 2019-2020 juried visual arts competition. Amanda is also a former co-host for a live, local, weekly art TV show called "It's All About Arts." Amanda is an active member within the CIVA (Christians in Visual Arts) organization and is a tech admin and facilitator for a new chapter of their Heart 2 Heart program, a monthly artist circle where artist from all over the world meet together over Zoom to discuss the state of their heart, and art. As of 2021 Amanda will serve on the advisory panel for CIVA.


Battle Ready


Mixed Media

Artist Statement

This artwork is evidence of my style and preference to illustrate the many layers in life and art. My style of creating this piece was expressive in nature and I wanted to use lines and grit to showcase how light can shine through the darkness. The right half of the painting is dark, and if you look to the center of the piece you can see how there is a circular shape with diagonal lines peeping out to the opposite corner. This reminds me of the sun, and how no matter what it finds a way to shine its rays through the darkest of days.

How it fits into contest

Just like the six pieces included in the full armor of God, I wanted this artwork to portray sections. I used materials that illustrated metal and a metallic feel to illustrate the form of protection necessary like a solider in the battle for forging ahead in life after properly being protected by putting on the full armor of God. Faith is not enough, you must put on the armor of God in order to spread his message and win against the forces you inevitably battle in a spiritual sense when spreading the good word.


I, Amanda Lamoureux Smith, am the only one involved with creating this artwork.

How to Purchase this Artwork

"Battle Ready" is an original mixed media abstract painting on a 24x36 medium texture premier canvas. For pricing please email

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