About Me

About Me

Amanda Mustard (b.1990) is an independent photojournalist based in Bangkok, Thailand, and previously Cairo, Egypt. Raised on a Christmas tree farm in Pennsylvania, she diverted from a future as a marimbist to move to the Middle East to pursue visual journalism.

Mustard is a founding member of the Koan Collective, and Frontline Freelance Register board member. She is on the board of the Foreign Correspondents Club in Thailand, where she is the exhibition curator. Until it's 2016 close, she was also a member of the Makeshift Magazine editorial board, an independent quarterly magazine about grassroots creativity and invention around the world.

She has received combat medical training through RISC. Mustard is an advocate for the protection and sustainability of the freelance community and gender equality in the media industry. 

Mustard has contributed work to clients and publications such as Associated Press, New York Times, Monocle, TIME, National Geographic, Le Monde, Al Jazeera, Bloomberg, Airbnb, Buzzfeed, GEO, Mashable, Chrysler, Telegraph, VICE, Mondel─ôz International, WIRED, amongst others.

She is a contributor for Redux Pictures and can be found on the Wonderful Machine roster.




  • Angkor Photo Festival, Siem Reap (2016)
  • Girl Gaze Exhibition at Annenberg Space for Photography (2016)
  • 'Emerging' Exhibition, Annenberg Gallery, LA, USA (2015)
  • FRAME X FRAME Exhibition & Auction (2015)
  • 'Postcards Home' Solo Exhibition in Pennsylvania, USA (2014)
  • FFR at Prix Bayeux-Calvados, Le Radar Espace d’Art Actuel, Normandie (2013)

        [Photo by Shana Cutler]