Throughout her life, Andrea has found herself drawn to art and the expressiveness if offers. She first studied painting at the Brentwood Art Center in Los Angeles, where under its auspices she traveled to Giglio, Italy, to study and paint. It was there that she developed her Interest in layered texture and earthen hues. The walls, the doors and the streets of the 11th century old walled city inspired her to paint in overlapping layers revealing a certain patina and history. Found objects collage papers, and metal leaf are often found within her mixed media pieces. Her canvas’s often express a quiet serene meditative quality. On canvas a blend of natures’s spirit and artist’s prayer.
Andrea now resides in the Coachella Valley. She is a member of Women Painter’s West, National Association of Woman Artists, and the Coachella Valley Artist Council.