About the artist, Vivienne Andres

Artist, Vivienne AndresShe has a B.A. in Art and a M.A. in Painting from San José State University. A post-graduate year was spent in London at the Courtauld Institute of Art, a center for the study of art history, conservation and curating.

“The beauty I find in nature is my place to begin. I am interested in making paintings that reflect my internal response to the environment around me.

Working in watercolor and mixed media I am fascinated with the inter-connectedness of form and color. I enjoy experimenting with complex overlays of color and rish textural suurfaces, using materials such as fabric, antique lace and a varitiety of papers.”
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“Regeneration XIII”
watercolor
“Departure”
mixed media on canvas

Selected Solo Shows: The DeSaisset Gallery, University of Santa Clara; Stanford Research Institute, Menlo Park; San José State University; Telesensory Systems, Palo Alto;

Selected Juried Shows: Crown Zellerbach Gallery and Bank of America Galleries, San Francisco; The Crocker Gallery, Sacramento; Syntex Gallery, Palo Alto.

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“Zealot”
mixed media on paper

Images of her paintings have been purchased by McGraw-Hill Book Company for cover designs.

Her paintings are in private collections throughout the United States and overseas.