Amie T. Rangel attended College of the Sequoias in Visalia, California, where she pursued drawing, painting, design, and printmaking and obtained an Associate of Arts degree in 2002. She then graduated with a BFA in Drawing/Painting and Printmaking (Magna Cum Laude) from California State University in 2005. This was followed by the opportunity to further her knowledge in lithography as a graduate non-degree student at the Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, Indiana. She was then accepted to the Drawing and Intermedia program at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. During her thesis research she was awarded an international award from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation in 2008, as well as, scholarships from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Florence Anderson Friedman Foundation in 2007 and 2008. In 2009, she received the Graduate Student Teaching Award and completed her Master of Fine Arts degree. Rangel has exhibited at the Banff Center for the Arts in Banff Alberta, Art Gallery of Alberta, Kansas City Missouri, Nashville Tennessee, and several locations throughout California. She was previously an Adjunct Professor of Fine Art and Director of the COS Art Gallery at College of the Sequoia in Visalia California before moving to Albuquerque New Mexico. Currently she is an Part-time Instructor of Fine Art at Central New Mexico Community College and occasionally teaches courses in the Department of Art and Art History at the University of New Mexico. She contributes to her local community through curatorial projects, as well as furthering her artistic practice in drawing and installation based work.