Amber Hansen

Vermillion, SD

About The Artist

Amber Hansen is a filmmaker, muralist, visual artist and musician who creates socially engaged and community-based artwork throughout the Midwest. Hansen’s work is a dialogue between her formal education and her rural upbringing. She promotes creative engagement for all ages while raising questions about the ethics of animal welfare and our relationship with food.

Hansen is the co-director & co-editor of the feature documentary Called to Walls. She is an Assistant Professor at the University of South Dakota where she teaches painting, and is the president of the board of the Community Built Association.


Samples of Work