Amelia was raised on the Kapiti Coast. Alongside studying Microbiology, and teaching secondary school Science for several years, she has always been creating in the form of drawings and paintings.
In 2017, she moved to the UK where she studied with the Heatherley School of Fine Art, and was selected as the scholarship recipient of a portraiture course with Reisha Perlmutter in Munich.
Amelia has completed commissioned portraits for clients in New Zealand, UK, Europe, and USA. Since moving back to New Zealand in January 2022, she is now working as a professional artist, with a focus on commissioned work and live wedding painting.