Amanda Danning, forensic sculptor, will be the speaker for the August 20 meeting of the Fort Bend Archeological Society. Ms. Danning has gained international recognition as a forensic sculptor. She has been commissioned by and worked with the Smithsonian Institute on several occasions.
Her facial reconstructions of two members of the original Jamestown settlement are currently on display at the National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C. in the “Written in Bone” Exhibit. Since 2010, her work has been featured in four books on forensics and will grace the cover of the soon to be published The Kennewick Papers by Dr. Douglas Owsley, Division Head of Anthropology and Head of Forensic Anthropology at the Smithsonian Museum of Natural History.
With over 20 years of professional experience and an advanced degree in sculpture, Amanda Danning has more than 100 portraits in museums across the nation. Working as a designer, fabricator and Exhibit Director, Amanda has extensive experience in the museum industry. She speaks on the stories written in the bones to schools, civic groups, and for fundraisers. Check out her website at: amandadanning.comt
Danning live with her husband in Columbus, Texas.
The Archeological Society meeting will be held on Tuesday, August 20th at 7pm in the assembly hall of the Gus George Law Enforcement Academy at 1521 Eugene Heimann Circle in Richmond. The public is invited to attend.