Amanda Conrad is an illustrator for Hallmark’s Humor and Shoebox studios and has been drawing ever since she could hold a crayon. She grew up in Milwaukee, WI and would enter as many art contests as she could and after winning about 20 different contests, found her life long passion in art. Amanda attended college in Madison, WI where she majored in Graphic Design. Shortly after graduation she worked as an Athletic Marketing Designer at University of Wisconsin-Madison (Go Badgers!). Amanda has been with Hallmark drawing doodles for about 4 years and loves every minute of it. She lives with her boyfriend of 7 years, Jeff, and her two corgis, Zoey and Steve. In her spare time she enjoys planning her next Disney World vacation, eating sushi and walking trails at the dog park.