Trained in the scientific method, the dissection of frogs, and philosophy as a child, Amelia nevertheless had difficulty rationalizing her experience with day to day life. She turned to fiction, devouring books by the armful at a young age. Finding that she needed an outlet for her wild imagination she started by making pictures of dreams.

Amelia Kieras is an illustrator and paper artist, who loves to creates strange stories, weird pictures, and fun pop-up cards. She has a BFA in Photographic Illustration from the Rochester Institute of Technology, and has recently relocated to Pittsburgh from Chicago.