Amie Rangel attended College of the Sequoias in Visalia, California, where she pursued drawing, painting, design, and printmaking and obtained an Associate of Arts degree in 2002. She then graduated with a BFA in Drawing/Painting and Printmaking (Magna Cum Laude) from California State University in 2005. She studied lithography at the Herron School of Art and Design in Indianapolis, Indiana, and then entered into the Drawing and Intermedia program at the University of Alberta in Edmonton. In 2008 she was awarded a grant from the Elizabeth Greenshields Foundation in 2008, as well as, scholarships from the Alberta Foundation for the Arts and Florence Anderson Friedman Foundation. In 2009, she received the Graduate Student Teaching Award and completed her MFA degree.
Rangel has exhibited at the Banff Center for the Arts in Banff Alberta; Art Gallery of Alberta; Kansas City Missouri, Nashville Tennessee; and locations throughout California. She is currently an adjunct professor of Fine Art and director of the COS Art Gallery at College of the Sequoia in Visalia California. Along with teaching she contributes to her local community through curatorial projects, as well as furthering her artistic practice in drawing and installation-based work.