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Amber Ford

Amber N. Ford is an artist and freelance photographer based in Cleveland, Ohio, USA. She holds a BFA in Photography from the Cleveland Institute of Art. While Ford’s practice is primarily in digital photography, she continues to explore other mediums such as alternative photographic processes, printmaking, collage art and audio. Ford’s work has gained national notoriety appearing in publications such as The Washington Post, The Atlantic and New York Times. She has exhibited at the Museum of Contemporary Art Cleveland, the Kent State University Museum, Transformer Station, SPACES Gallery, Youngstown State University and more.

Ford was a recipient of the Ohio Arts Council Individual Excellence Award in 2017, and selected as a 2019 Gordon Square Arts District Artist-In-Residence for her outstanding achievements in photography. Her community-based photographic mural, “This Story is Mines and Ours” is located along the north wall of the Gordon Square Arcade on Alger

Court. Ford was also a 2022 moCa Cleveland Artist-in-Residence where she explored the duality of dying and healing.