Experience & Education




Bachelor of Fine Arts, Photography, Arizona State University
Honors Certificate, Barrett, the Honors College, Arizona State University

Honors Thesis: Young Mothers, An Exploration of Life After Teen Pregnancy (2013 - 2015)

2011 – 2015


Professional Experience

Marketing & Public Relations Coordinator, Center for Entrepreneurial Innovation

2017 - 2019

Digital Marketer & Scriptwriter, WireBuzz, LLC

2016 - 2017

Rental Services Associate, Tempe Camera Repair, INC

2015 - 2016

Photography & New Media Studio Assistant, Anderson Ranch Arts Center


Digital Photography Lab Assistant, Arizona State University
Darkroom Lab Assistant, Arizona State University

2013 - 2015

Reinvent PHX Photographer, Arizona State University

2013 - 2014



Femme Fotale Vol. VI: Health, Northlight Gallery — Phoenix, AZ




Object Inspiration, Vision Gallery — Chandler, AZ
Yuma, Xico Inc. Hot Box Shipping Container Galleries — Phoenix, AZ
1000 Words, Chandler Center for the Arts — Chandler, AZ


Nasty Women: Phoenix Unite, Grand Art Haus — Phoenix, AZ


Provincial Field Notes, Emily Davis Gallery — Akron, OH
Emerge, Juried by Claire A. Warden, Art Intersection — Gilbert, AZ
Young Mothers, a BFA Thesis Exhibition, Modified Arts Gallery — Phoenix, AZ
Sun Belt Scenes, 1st Studio — Phoenix, AZ
Presence and Place, Juried by Christopher Colville, Northlight Gallery — Tempe AZ


Chance & Necessity, Gallery 100 — Tempe, AZ
Normal School Review Art Show — Tempe, AZ
Emerge, Juried by Rosalind Shipley, Art Intersection — Gilbert, AZ         
Sum of Interpretation, 1st Studio — Phoenix, AZ

Dream It, Do It, 909 Cooperative — Phoenix, AZ




Arizona Commission of the Arts & Arizona Community Foundation Research and Development Grant recipient



Scottdale Museum of Contemporary Art's Good 'n Plenty Artist Award recipient

SPE Student Award for Innovation in Imaging recipient


Jose Franco and Francisca Ocampo Quesada Research Award recipient
Anderson Ranch Art Center’s Hearst Fellowship scholarship recipient


Arizona’s Scholastic Golden Key Award Winner for Photography Portfolio           



Projects, Events + Community Involvement

Artist Residency, The Future — Minneapolis, MN



Juror, Color Balance, an online exhibition for Don’t Smile
, Culture Shift: Influencing Perspective, Phoenix Design Week (October 7, 2018)
Member At Large
, [nue]BOX Board of Directors
Co-Host & Editor, Creative Confessionals Podcast


Creative Connect Speaker: Writing About Your Artwork, Scottsdale Community College — Scottsdale, AZ (April 18, 2018)
Young Mothers Artist Talk, La Joya Community High School — Avondale, AZ (February 17, 2018)

2016 - 2018

Founder, aftrART.com

Board Member, ASU Student Photographer’s Association

2014 - 2015




VoyagePhoenix, Art & Life with Amanda Mollindo, October 30, 2018
San Tan Sun News, Photo Exhibit Captures Immigrants Learning English, by Coleen Sparks, March 17, 2018
Femme Fotale, Volume 5: Resistance, Resilience & Hope, February 9, 2018
Aint-Bad, What We've Found: Women, January 3, 2018


Arizona Artist of the Day, Far from Home, October 17, 2017
LensScratch, The 2017 Women's March Exhibition, March 8, 2017


Phoenix New Times, Amanda Mollindo Wins 2016 Good 'n Plenty Award from Scottsdale Museum of Contemporary Art, By Lynn Trimble, October 25, 2016
Femme Fotale, Volume 2: Relationships, May 2016
Femme Fotale, Volume 1: Inspiration, February 12, 2016


Contributing artist, The Phoenix Transect Project, phoenixtransect.org
ASU News, ASU grad's project takes a closer look at teen motherhood, by Deborah Sussman Susser, May 11, 2015
The Arts Beacon, Amanda Mollindo at Modified Artsby Nic Wieisinger, May 1, 2015
Downtown Devil, ASU student explores real faces, stories of teen motherhood in photography exhibitionby Rachael Bouley, April 17, 2015
Raising Arizona Kids"Young Mothers" explores life after teen pregnancy, by Lynn Trimble, April 4, 2015                                    
The State Press, "Presence and Place" beautifully examines relationship between space and existence, by Celina Jimenez, March 29, 2015
Lux Undergraduate Creative Review, Volume 11, April 2015


Normal School Review, The Labor Issue, December 2014
ASU Magazine, Volume 8, number 1, September 2014
Featured artist, Onward Forward: Momentum in Student Photography
Featured artist, Arizona State University School of Art Official Blog


Research contributor, Argentine, Mexican, and Guatemalan Photography: Feminist, Queer, and Post-Masculine Perspectives, by Dr. David Foster, University of Texas Press