Amber J Sena was born in Las Vegas, New Mexico in 1980. In 1998 she attended NMHU on full scholarship, earning her BFA with honors in 2003.

In the Summer of 2004 Amber was hired as Art Director at Rancho Valmora High School, a residential treatment/educational facility for troubled teens in Watrous, NM. Here, she spent 3 years as Art Instructor as well as organizing events and currating exhibitions for her students. Along with a scholarship in 2007 Amber was accepted into the Masters Program at the New York Academy of (figurative) Art in Manhattan, graduating with her MFA in 2009. Following this, Amber was hired by the Academy as a CE Life Drawing Instructor and also taught Life Drawing at the New York Film Academy. In 2011 Amber was acknowledged as the winning artist of the Westminster Kennel Club’s 135th Anniversary Show poster, which featured her drawing on all WKC advertisements, tickets, and catalogs as well as national television. In 2013 Amber relocated to Germany where she now lives and works as an artist in Prenzlauerberg, Berlin.

Selected works by Amber are represented by Accesso Galleria in Pietrasanta, Italy.