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Artist of the moment……Andrea Rich


Andrea Rich is one of the foremost artists working with woodblock prints. Andrea Rich uses her work to promote animal conservation and to preserve their natural habitats with birds being her main focus.

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Andrea Rich was born in the year 1954. She attended the University of Wisconsin studying art education and printmaking.

The artist has also had a book of her animal art work published.

Print edition sizes are less than 30.

Andrea Rich is based out of Santa Cruz, California.

I enjoy the style of this artist because of her compositions and layering of color. The artist takes advantage of fun and repeating patterns found in the shapes of the leaves and the feathers. Its also interesting that the artist seldom uses a horizon line, preferring to have the viewer focus on the immediate surroundings that are full of color such as tree bark or grass.