Her work merges the figurative with the atmospheric, seeking to invoke a dreamlike quality. Attempting to capture the ephemeral spirits of her imagination that are both tranquil and aggressive.
Using layers of various materials, surfaces are transformed into fields of contrasting color and emotion. Working with oils, acrylics and metallics, she uses wood, canvas, paper and burlap for surfaces.
BFA, School of Visual arts, NYC. Owns and operates Videre Decorative Arts: finishes for furniture, walls and ceilings.
A native of Fort Lee, New Jersey, Andrea McKenna moved to Jersey City in 1999 where she currently resides.
by Andrea Mckenna