By Bonnie Gangelhoff
ART EDUCATION: Master’s of fine arts from Pensacola Christian College, Pensacola, FL.
MOST INTERESTING THING ABOUT THE WAY YOU WORK: I consider any talent I may have as a gift God has given me, and my desire is for the viewer to see his love and greatness in every piece I paint.
SECOND-CHOICE CAREER: I would most likely pursue an arts-related career, such as graphic design or photography.
BEST ADVICE RECEIVED: Enjoy the process. View your deficiencies and failures as invitations to learn.
CREATIVE SPARK: When light momentarily transforms an ordinary object into something priceless—that fascinates and inspires me. I also like to spend a lot of time studying the work of artists I admire and whose mastery I want to incorporate into my own work.
ONE THING MOST PEOPLE DON’T KNOW ABOUT YOU: I like to grow orchids.
FUTURE GOALS: To enjoy growing and learning as an artist for as long as the Lord allows.
PRICE RANGE: $250 to $3,000.
REPRESENTATION: Hudson Fine Art & Framing Company, Hudson, OH; www.andreaorrfineart.com.
Featured in our annual “21 Under 31″ issue in September 2010