Amber Phelps Bondaroff is an interdisciplinary visual artist, performer and arts organizer, living on Treaty 4 Territory in Saskatchewan, Canada. She crafts situations that encourage people to make and be together. Through these spaces, her work strives to soften the rigidities of conventional social interaction. Amber works across many mediums, including; soft sculpture, costume, drawing, printmaking, music and film. There is a strong focus on re-use and re-imagining of materials throughout her work.
Born in Calgary Alberta, Amber lived and traveled to many places around the continent and around the globe, before moving to Saskatchewan in 2012. She has been molded by her involvement in various collaborative creative communities. She is the founder of the NoDS project (Network of Domestic Spaces) a reticulum of artist residency spaces situated in people’s homes and co-artistic director of Swamp Fest - a music and arts festival in Regina. She has worked as Programming Director at Neutral Ground, Artist-Run Centre since 2017. She received an MFA in Intermedia Arts from the University of Regina, in 2014 and a BFA in interdisciplinary fine arts from NSCAD University, Halifax in 2007.