Mandy Keathley received an MFA in Art from the University of Oregon, and a BFA in Sculpture from the University of North Texas. She is currently based out of Bishop, CA, a mountain town in the Eastern Sierras, where she spends her time teaching art, taking photos, rock climbing, running, and hiking.

Keathley has exhibited her work nationwide, including First Street Gallery in NYC, NY; White Box Gallery in Portland, OR; Disjecta Gallery in Portland, OR, and 500x Gallery in Dallas, TX. She has been awarded residencies at AiR Sandnes, Norway; Signal Fire Arts Residency, Kanab Creek Wilderness, AZ; and the Physics/Artist Residency at the Corwin Physics Lab, Eugene, OR, Vermont Studio Center, Johnson, VT; The Opossum House, Eugene, OR; and Playa, Summer Lake, OR. She has also been awarded grants through several of these residencies, as well as a Ford Family Foundation Grant.