Amanda Manitach is the visual arts editor of City Arts magazine. She is also an artist and co-founder at The Factory, an art gallery and event space in Capitol Hill’s Pike/Pine corridor.

Recent Articles

Visual Art

Subversive Liturgy

At the moment Vermillion is lacquered ceiling-to-floor in wheatpaste, streaked and stenciled text, and canvases densely shellacked with graphite and paint. Gigantic twenty-foot-tall figures modeled after Caravaggio's Entombment of Christ loom overhead...
Visual Art

Weightless: Allison Manch & Sharon Butler at SEASON

Robert Yoder's exhibits at SEASON are always a visual feast. Yoder's eye for pattern, color (like Elisabeth Kley's watery, color-saturated earthenware or Peter Scherrer's dense brushwork) and a taste for wittily debauched humor (think Ian Toms or Mike...

Not Your Mom’s Lit Fest

It's a Monday night and you've walked into the Sorrento Hotel's Fireside Room (or if you didn't, you wish you had). It always feels like wandering into a Victorian humidor there, one that smells lightly of liqueurs and hardwood. The seating is all...

Période de clownisme IV and III

FALLING It’s something we do in a variety of ways. Amanda Manitach’s drawings of distorted women evoke the pain – and unspoken ecstasy – of transgressions we can’t help but tumble into. So many ways to remind you to keep your feet on the...