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My name is Andrea Cook and I'm originally from England. I began making things as soon as I was able to, beginning with origami when I was 4 years old, which I learnt from a Japanese neighbour. I later studied architecture at the University of Sheffield in the UK and enjoyed the marriage of the technical and artistic aspects. Since 2003 I’ve been working as a professional artist in the Netherlands where I run a gallery and art centre with my partner, a fellow artist (www.antonietti.nl)

My favourite place to be (apart from behind a canvas with a paint brush) is by the beach and sea, as you can see in much of my work. I tend to gravitate to Islands too; we live on one, as do my parents and we seek them out for holidays.

Besides making etchings and paintings, I am fascinated by paper and the process of making it. I make paper from…

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  • Female
  • Born on July 28
  • Joined March 7, 2009

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handmade paper, driftwood, etching, ink, wood, oil paint, watercolor

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About

My name is Andrea Cook and I'm originally from England. I began making things as soon as I was able to, beginning with origami when I was 4 years old, which I learnt from a Japanese neighbour. I later studied architecture at the University of Sheffield in the UK and enjoyed the marriage of the technical and artistic aspects. Since 2003 I’ve been working as a professional artist in the Netherlands where I run a gallery and art centre with my partner, a fellow artist (www.antonietti.nl)

My favourite place to be (apart from behind a canvas with a paint brush) is by the beach and sea, as you can see in much of my work. I tend to gravitate to Islands too; we live on one, as do my parents and we seek them out for holidays.

Besides making etchings and paintings, I am fascinated by paper and the process of making it. I make paper from recycling waste paper and from plant pulps, including rhubarb, apple and even banana skins!
I hope you enjoy my work.

To see more of my work see: www.atelier28.net or www.andreacook.com
And if you are in Holland, pop in and visit us in our gallery!

See more photos of our studio here: http://www.etsy.com/shop/atelier28/about

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