Andrea was born in 1971 in the South East of England. Daughter of a graphic designer she acquired an avid interest in art from an early age. She studied fashion and textiles at Kent Institute of Art and Design and then advanced to Cumbria Arts College to specialise in design crafts.
Her paintings are influenced by her extensive travels throughout Europe and her passion is for Eastern European architecture. It is this eclectic mix of styles from different eras, and the patterns that these individual buildings create when juxtaposed, that especially inspire her work.
With her textile background Andrea’s unique talent to create textures using a variety of mixed media, combining metals, acrylics, waxes and embossing techniques have produced innovative images with an abstract influence.