Amanda Swanson Photography

Amanda Swanson headshot

Amanda Swanson started her interest in photography during her junior year of high school in 2012, and has loved it ever since. She graduated with her Associates in Photography in 2015. She has owned her local photography business in Knoxville, T.N. for the past year now! She focuses on the power of natural light, and loves to create a fun experience for each client! As well as cosplay photography, she also specializes in family portraiture, children portraiture, dog portraiture, and wedding photography.

2017 Art Contest: Lucky 7

  Welcome back to our 7th year for Anime Blast Chattanooga, artists!  Thank you all so much for continuing to support us!  We’re looking forward to an even better year this year, and look out, because this year: We have a theme! So get ready, because here are the entry rules for this year’s Lucky 7 Art  Contest! Submission In order to participate, simply submit your piece to the Anime Blast Art Contest Entries folder in our DeviantArt gallery or via email to artistalley@animeblastchattanooga.com. Guidelines: *Please note, all specifications MUST be followed… Read More

Greggo’s Game Shows

Greg Wicker (or “Greggo” as he’s fondly known) has been producing and hosting game shows at anime conventions since 1999, when he premiered Anime Match Game at Project A-Kon in Dallas. Since then, Greggo has done anime-themed versions of several classic game shows, created a few games of his own, and even had an original project that very nearly turned into an actual television show on Anime Network. These days Greggo is concentrating on perfecting his craft and making game shows available for conventions everywhere, bringing his rapier wit and friendly personality with… Read More