andrea cook's Profile
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…
- Born on July 28
- Joined March 7, 2009